WGBH Radio Boston

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We've come a long way since the 1951 debut of WGBH Radio. Today, we deliver content that informs, inspires, and entertains millions -- at home, at work, in the classroom, in movie theaters, and more. Here in New England, our television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, WGBH World, WGBH Create, 'GBH Kids, WGBH On Demand, Boston Kids & Family TV, and WGBH High-Definition. We also hold the license for Springfield, Mass., public broadcaster WGBY 57. You can find us on the radio at WGBH 89.7 (on Nantucket, heard on WNCK 89.5) and on our Cape and Islands NPR stations, WCAI 90.1 and WNAN 91.1.   WCRB, a service of WGBH, operates at 99.5 FM in Boston and NH, 88.7 in Providence, RI, and 89.7 HD 2.   WGBH productions are seen and heard across the United States and Canada. In fact, we produce more of the PBS prime-time and Web lineup than any other station. Teaching tools for schools and home-schooling, IMAX films, services for people with hearing or vision impairments...we're always looking for new ways to serve you! 

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Concerts by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, direct from the fabled acoustics of Boston's Symphony Hall. A continuous tradition by WGBH Boston since 1951. NOTE: Programs are only available to stations within the six-state region of New England and the Capital region of New York State.

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Short form feature about classical music in Massachusetts

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Julia Child takes us through some of her favorite recipes.

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Arts and culture in the words of famous Americans. Produced with assistance from Viki Merrick and Andrew Parrella.

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Classical New England serves up the full flavor of the places, personalities, and great performances of New Englands’s first-class summer music festivals.

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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH

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Classical New England presents The Music of Downton, a series of short thematic features about British music from the early-20th century era of the popular Masterpiece Classic series, "Downton Abbey".

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WGBH Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin, traveled in the U.S. and across East Asia to explore the modern slave trade of human trafficking. He examines the routes from New York to New England and from East Asia to New York and connects the dots.


Latest Pieces

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Author James Baldwin ponders the problems confronting the “American Negro.” (1963)

Bought by KUOW and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Historian Howard Zinn draws connections between civil disobedience and jury sentences. (1974)

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: 01:00
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Theologian Paul Tillich talks about the ultimate danger of nuclear weapons. (1961)

Bought by XRAY.fm and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: :55
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Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk justifies the American build-up of arms. (1961)

Bought by WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: :59
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Historian Howard Zinn suggests how civil disobedience effects the public consciousness. (1974)

Bought by WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: :56
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Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt gives voice to her concern about the governments in possession of nuclear weapons. (1961)

Bought by XRAY.fm and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: 01:00
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Psychologist Timothy Leary implores listeners to stay open to new ideas.

Bought by WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jul 06, 2005
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Julia Child Makes Devilled Eggs

Bought by KUER, KPIK-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2004
  • Length: 04:04
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Julia Child Broils Fish

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KERA, East Village Radio, KZYX and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2004
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Julia Child Makes a Salad

Bought by KUER, KPIK-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KERA, and KZYX


  • Added: Aug 16, 2004
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 5