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TR-259360-18
The History of Now
Joe Richman, Radio Diaries

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Surviving the Tulsa Race Riot (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Surviving the Tulsa Race Riot
Writer: Nellie Gilles
Director: Joe Richman
Producer: Nellie Gilles
Producer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Abstract: On May 31, 1921, white mobs launched an attack on the Greenwood section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In less than 24 hours, the mobs destroyed more than 1,000 homes and businesses. It’s estimated as many as 300 people were killed. The Tulsa Race Riot is considered one of the worst incidents of racial violence in American history. Olivia Hooker was just 6-years-old at the time. Now, at 103, she is the last surviving witness to the events of that day. This story is part of our new series, Last Witness, portraits of the last surviving witnesses to history.
Date: 05/31/2018
Primary URL: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2018/05/31/615546965/meet-the-last-surviving-witness-to-the-tulsa-race-riot-of-1921
Primary URL Description: This is a link to the NPR.org story page where the audio is hosted and the print article appears with photographs.
Secondary URL: http://www.radiodiaries.org/tulsa-race-riot/
Secondary URL Description: This is a link to radiodiaries.org story page where the podcast version of this story is hosted along with a slideshow of photographs.
Access Model: Open access
Format: Radio
Format: Digital File
Format: Web
Format: Other

Prisoners of War (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Prisoners of War
Writer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Director: Joe Richman
Producer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Producer: Nellie Gilles
Abstract: During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for captured enemy fighters, it was for American soldiers. These were men who had broken military law. And there were a lot of them. As the unpopular war dragged on, discipline frayed and soldiers started to rebel. By the summer of 1968, over half the men in Long Binh Jail were locked up on AWOL charges. Some were there for more serious crimes, others for small stuff, like refusing to get a haircut. The stockade had become extremely overcrowded. Originally built to house 400 inmates, it became crammed with over 700 men, more than half African American. On August 29th, 1968, the situation erupted. This story aired on the 50th anniversary of the Long Binh Jail uprising.
Date: 08/29/2018
Primary URL: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2018/08/29/642617106/the-forgotten-history-of-a-prison-uprising-in-vietnam
Primary URL Description: This is a link to the NPR.org story page where the audio is hosted and the web article appears with photographs.
Secondary URL: http://www.radiodiaries.org/prisoners-of-war/
Secondary URL Description: This is a link to the radiodiaries.org story page where the podcast version of the story is hosted along with photographs.
Access Model: Open Access
Format: Radio
Format: Digital File
Format: Web
Format: Other

Mission to Hiroshima (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Mission to Hiroshima
Writer: Nellie Gilles
Director: Joe Richman
Producer: Nellie Gilles
Producer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Abstract: On August 6, 1945 the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. It was the first time a nuclear weapon had been used in warfare. There were three strike planes that flew over Hiroshima that day: the Enola Gay which carried the bomb, and two observation planes, the Great Artiste and the Necessary Evil. But most of the 34 crew-members didn’t know that they were carrying the most powerful weapon in the world. Russell Gackenbach was a second lieutenant and a navigator on the Necessary Evil. Today, he is the only surviving member of the mission. This story aired as part of our Last Witness series.
Date: 08/06/2018
Primary URL: https://www.npr.org/2018/08/06/636008863/last-surviving-crew-member-has-no-regrets-about-bombing-hiroshima
Primary URL Description: This is a link to the NPR.org story page where the audio is hosted and the web article appears with photographs.
Secondary URL: http://www.radiodiaries.org/mission-to-hiroshima/
Secondary URL Description: This is a link to the radiodiaries.org story page where the podcast version of the story is hosted.
Access Model: Open Access
Format: Radio
Format: Digital File
Format: Web
Format: Other

The General Slocum (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: The General Slocum
Writer: Joe Richman
Director: Joe Richman
Producer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Producer: Nellie Gilles
Abstract: On June 15, 1904, a steamship called the General Slocum left the pier on East Third Street in New York City just after 9 AM. The boat was filled with more than 1,300 residents of the Lower East Side. Many of the passengers were recent German immigrants who were headed up the east river for a church outing, a boat cruise and picnic on Long Island. But they would never make it. We interviewed the last living survivor of the General Slocum, Adella Wotherspoon, when she was 100 years old. Today we’re bringing you her story as part of our series, Last Witness. Plus, a portrait of the last civilian lighthouse keeper in the U.S.
Date: 6/14/2018
Primary URL: https://beta.prx.org/stories/253590
Primary URL Description: This is a link to PRX (Public Radio Exchange) where our podcast is hosted.
Secondary URL: http://www.radiodiaries.org/general-slocum/
Secondary URL Description: This is a link to radiodiaries.org page where the podcast version of this story is hosted along with a slideshow of photographs.
Access Model: Open access
Format: Digital File
Format: Web

Campaigning While Female (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Campaigning While Female
Writer: Nellie Gilles
Director: Joe Richman
Producer: Nellie Gilles
Producer: Sarah Kate Kramer
Abstract: A record-breaking number of women ran for Congress in the midterm elections this November. There are 257, dwarfing all previous years. And in 2020, we’ll likely see a record number of women running for President as well. It's a historic moment for women in politics. But what many people don’t know is that - over the years - there have actually been more than 35 women who have run for President. Today on the show we have three stories of women who launched bids to be President of the United States: Victoria Woodhull, Margaret Chase Smith, and Shirley Chisholm.
Date: 10/18/2019
Primary URL: https://beta.prx.org/stories/257139
Primary URL Description: This is the link to PRX (Public Radio Exchange) where our podcast is hosted.
Secondary URL: http://www.radiodiaries.org/campaigning-while-female/
Secondary URL Description: This is the link to the story page on the Radio Diaries website.
Format: Digital File
Format: Web


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