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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


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