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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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written by Wolf Biermann (Folkways Records, 1968), 46 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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Che Guevara Speaks
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produced by Barbara Dane, 1927- (Paredon Records, 1973), 55 mins
“’Revolutionaries are not normal people’: an understatement in relation to Ernesto Che Guevara. Physician, brilliant intellect, competent soldier, charismatic leader, developed—and eventually creative--Marxist economist, always a man able to capture the spirit of an experience in his own being, Che remains...
produced by Barbara Dane, 1927- (Paredon Records, 1973), 55 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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Document of a Dream: A Reenactment of the Diaries of Theodor Herzl
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written by Sholom Rubinstein (Theodor Herzl Institute, 1960), 52 mins

Originally designed to accompany a slide film presentation, this album details the life of influential political Zionist Theodor Herzl. Written and directed by Sholom Rubinstein, and produced by the Theodor Herzl Institute, the album covers such topics as combating anti-Semitism and Herzl’s quest for a Jewish h...

written by Sholom Rubinstein (Theodor Herzl Institute, 1960), 52 mins
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Footnotes to Jazz, Vol. 1: Baby Dodds Talking and Drum Solos
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(Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
This fascinating album follows jazz drummer Baby Dodds as he demonstrates the sonic elements of his famous solos and discusses these component parts with the attentive audience. From a discussion of drumming in the 1920s to a tom-tom "workout," Dodds' album is as entertaining as it is educational.
(Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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An Interview with William O. Douglas
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1957), 16 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1957), 16 mins
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(Paredon Records, 1976), 56 mins
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Bentley on Brecht: Songs and Poems of Bertolt Brecht
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written by Bertolt Brecht, 1898-1956 (Folkways Records, 1965), 57 mins
written by Bertolt Brecht, 1898-1956 (Folkways Records, 1965), 57 mins
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