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produced by Eric Bentley, 1916- (Folkways Records, 2006), 51 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1971), 48 mins
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Excerpts from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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written by Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790; produced by L. Jesse Lemisch (Folkways Records, 1961), 46 mins
written by Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790; produced by L. Jesse Lemisch (Folkways Records, 1961), 46 mins
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Face on the Dime: A Musical History of the FDR Years
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produced by Joe Glazer (Collector Records), 1 hour 10 mins

Lee Hunter writes, "This [album] honors the topical songwriters who preserved history through their creative art, the people who struggled to make America a better land, and the President who led them all." Face on the Dime compiles the songs of some very impressive songwriters including W. C. Handy, Roscoe McDo...

produced by Joe Glazer (Collector Records), 1 hour 10 mins
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George Jean Nathan's The New American Credo
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written by George Jean Nathan, 1882-1958 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
written by George Jean Nathan, 1882-1958 (Folkways Records, 1962), 36 mins
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Heritage USA, Vol. 2, Part 1: Documents and Speeches
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produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1956), 29 mins
David Kurlan reads rousing speeches from Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and others on this collection of patriotic prose. Extensive liner notes by Charles Edward Smith provide historical context and full texts of the documents presented on these recordings.
produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1956), 29 mins
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Heritage USA, Vol. 2, Part 2: Documents and Speeches
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produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1956), 27 mins
David Kurlan reads rousing speeches from Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and others on this collection of patriotic prose. Extensive liner notes by Charles Edward Smith provide historical context and full texts of the documents presented on these recordings.
produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1956), 27 mins
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Lest We Forget, Vol. 2: Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 - Mass Meeting
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 50 mins

Songs played a large role in the movement to close the racial divide in America during the 1960s, and prayers, chants, sermons, and shouts were also fundamental to this task. Guy and Candie Carawan recorded Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Albernathy speaking just after they were arrested for attempting to, as C...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 50 mins
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produced by Scotti D'Arcy, 1923-1990 (Folkways Records, 1965), 2 hours 8 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 33 mins
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