Portfolio: NPR Library Summer 2014 Internship

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I sourced archival material and wrote engaging posts for the library's Tumblr. I also contributed archival research and sound for reporters' stories to add context from NPR's legacy materials.

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Watergate scandal, The scandal eventually led to the resignation of Richard Nixon on the only resignation of a U. A trial led to the incarceration of 43 people. Political Scandals, Political Issues, Politics, Democratic National Committee, Be My Teacher, Today In History, Investigations, American History, Presidents

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Forty years ago today, July 29, 1974, the Supreme Court ordered Richard M. Nixon to hand over tapes he recorded of his conversations in the Oval Office. These tapes would be critical to the case...

Marvel Entertainment made a big announcement about its new Thor series. Debuting in October, Thor—oh, ye of the might hammer—will be female. Thor Series, The New Teen Titans, Gender Politics, Then And Now Photos, New Thor, Strong Character, Marvel Entertainment, Comic Panels, San Diego Comic Con

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Marvel Entertainment made a big announcement about its new Thor series. Debuting in October, Thor—oh, ye of the might hammer—will be female. This editorial decision is way different from introducing a...

"Subterranean Homesick Blues" by Bob Dylan; promo for DJ Pennebaker film about Dylan, "Don't Look Back," from album Don't Look Back, 1965 Bob Dylan, Music Songs, My Music, Music Videos, Folk Music, Route 66, Lps, Marketing Musical, Einstein

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Apple’s Siri will respond (somewhat) intelligently to your questions. On the Media's podcast TLDR recently featured @Oliviataters, a robot teenager whose weirdly profound tweets are resonating...

Water Drops, Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Macro Photography, Keefers photo by Keefers_ Dew Drops, Rain Drops, Drip Drop, Fotografia Macro, Macro Flower, Nature Water, Water Droplets, Macro Photography, Shades Of Green

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Detroit residents are fighting the city over shut-off notices for past due water bills. About 500,000 Toledo residents were told not to drink nor boil the city’s water after an algae bloom threatened...

This is it: first test batch rip of 101 CDs of NPR programming. Welcome to Preservationpalooza! Summer 2014, Programming, Vines, Entertaining, Arbors, Computer Programming, Grape Vines, Funny, Coding

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The entertainment network where videos and personalities get really big, really fast. Download Vine to watch videos, remixes and trends before they blow up.

A memo from 20 years ago, today. Key quote: “The internet is a collection of computer networks that is connected around the world…A code of ‘netiquette’ exists among users and within user groups, but. Happy Left Handers Day, Morning Edition, Key Quotes, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Inventors, Interesting Information, Computer Network, Successful People, 20 Years

We hope you Lefties are celebrating today.

Happy Left Handers' Day! NPR's reporting on left-handedness covers two main topics: the causes of left-handedness and successful people who are left-handed (mostly presidents and baseball pitchers). ...

A memo from 20 years ago, today. Key quote: “The internet is a collection of computer networks that is connected around the world…A code of ‘netiquette’ exists among users and within user groups, but. Happy Left Handers Day, Morning Edition, Key Quotes, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Inventors, Interesting Information, Computer Network, Successful People, 20 Years

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Happy Throwback Thursday from nprchives and @nprlibrary! NPR’s pop culture blog, Monkey See, wishes the Motion Picture Association of America's PG-13 rating a happy 30th birthday. In 1984, Alex...

Watch the interview to hear a real-life story of tragedy, terrorism, mutiny, and heroism from one of the SAS operators who lived it. Military Art, Military History, Black Leaders, Photo Galleries, Hunting, Pictures, Image, Summer 2014, Planes

A Brief History Of Civilian Planes That Have Been Shot Down

It's rare, but commercial flights do come under fire. In fact, the Ukrainian army accidentally downed a Russian civilian plane with a missile during a military exercise in Crimea in 2001.

drawing draw desenho ramones rock and roll rock music doitcuzulike Music Love, Music Is Life, My Music, Print Texture, Rock And Roll, Hey Ho Lets Go, 70s Punk, Gabba Gabba, We Will Rock You

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The last of the Ramones, Tommy, died this past weekend. Music critic Milo Miles reviewed the Ramones’ last tour in 1996. He summed up how many fans felt about the band, “ “…they were perfectly dopey,...

As NPR's Tamara Keith steps into the Weekend Edition Saturday host chair this week, she looks back to a letter she wrote when she was 15 years old. Letter Writing, News Stories, Looking Back, Kicks, Career, 15 Years, Lettering, Lost Art, Summer 2014

The Letter That Kicked Off A Radio Career

The Letter That Kicked Off A Radio Career http://www.npr.org/2014/07/05/328512614/the-letter-that-kicked-off-a-radio-career What’s in your personal archives? Any letters or recordings that lead to...

Another Year - Bluebird (Briana Cuoco) Briana Cuoco, The Darling Buds, Got Anime, Theme Tunes, Adam Young, Nostalgia, Mrs Hudson, We Will Rock You, The Grudge

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“Ladies! Please don’t squeeze the Charmin!” What do Mr. Whipple and Meatless Mondays have in common? Have a listen and you might want to go squeeze a veggie burger today.

Saturday marks the anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. From the Weekend All Things Considered archives, here’s David Isay’s 1989 documentary on the. Gay Rights Movement, Stonewall Inn, Historian, Summer 2014, Documentary, Lesbian, David, Modern, Trendy Tree

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Saturday marks the 45th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. From the Weekend All Things Considered archives, here’s David Isay’s 1989 documentary on the...

A memo from 20 years ago, today. Key quote: “The internet is a collection of computer networks that is connected around the world…A code of ‘netiquette’ exists among users and within user groups, but. Happy Left Handers Day, Morning Edition, Key Quotes, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Inventors, Interesting Information, Computer Network, Successful People, 20 Years

How Ed Sullivan Brought Culture To America

How Ed Sullivan Brought Culture To America http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103987036 Today’s the 66th anniversary of The Ed Sullivan Show’s debut. Let’s flashback to this...

A memo from 20 years ago, today. Key quote: “The internet is a collection of computer networks that is connected around the world…A code of ‘netiquette’ exists among users and within user groups, but. Happy Left Handers Day, Morning Edition, Key Quotes, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Inventors, Interesting Information, Computer Network, Successful People, 20 Years

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Here is part two of Mike Shuster’s report on Times Square. Listen as developers share their worries about not having enough “glitter.” (Found by library intern Kimberly Springer. Original airdate:...

Street movie theater marquees, Times Square, New York City Yonge Street, 42nd Street, Home Nyc, Downtown Toronto, Cult Movies, Great Films, American Horror Story, Vintage Photographs, New York City

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It’s high tourist season for a lot of cities and towns. For people seeing New York’s Times Square for the first time, the lights, massive billboards, and living statues (“Hello, Statue of Liberty!”)...