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Antonio Salemme: American Sculptor & Painter
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produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1978), 1 hour 42 mins
produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1978), 1 hour 42 mins
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The Clock is Stopping: The Human Scenario
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(Cook Records, 2012), 3 hours 5 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Here he broaches problems as large as those of reality (and that reality no longer constitutes what one...
(Cook Records, 2012), 3 hours 5 mins
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Excerpts from Interviews with Dock Boggs, Legendary Banjo Player and Singer
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 2 mins

Mike Seeger interviews Dock Boggs, a Virginia coal miner, banjo player and singer of old-time Appalachian mountain music and blues. Boggs once garnered a record deal with Brunswick to record 24 tracks, but he only completed eight before quitting and returning to Virginia during the 1920s. He was all but forgotten...

(Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 2 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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My Epitaph
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produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1976), 40 mins
Banjo player and singer Ola Belle Reed created this album and its accompanying notes as an autobiography, a document that describes her childhood in the mountains, her experiences, and her opinions about modern life. Produced by Kevin Roth, one of Reed's protégés, this recording is based on a live interview con...
produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1976), 40 mins
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My Life in Recording: Canadian-Indian Folklore
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produced by Marius Barbeau, 1883-1969 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
produced by Marius Barbeau, 1883-1969 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 33 mins
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Autobiography of Frederick Douglass, Vol. 2
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written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1966), 53 mins

Ossie Davis reads excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ autobiography, edited by Dr. Philip Foner, which traces the abolitionist and statesman’s life from early childhood through to his significant political accomplishments. This second volume begins with Douglass’ editorial leadership at the anti-slavery newspaper T...

written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1966), 53 mins
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Buckminster Fuller Speaks His Mind
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(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 41 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Topics of discussion range from why the educational system is "vulnerable," "inadequate" and "erroneous"...
(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 41 mins
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Davy Crockett Autobiography Read by Bill Hayes
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins

Taking advantage of the obvious interest in the American hero Davy Crockett during the 1950s, Bill Hayes released this reading of Davy Crockett’s Own Story that is sure to still excite listeners today. The liner notes of this album include a full transcription of the text with which you can read along.

(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins
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