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A Look at the Digitization of Historic Speeches From the 1960s and 1970s at UCLA

A Look at the Digitization of Historic Speeches From the 1960s and 1970s at UCLA, Listen Online
by Gary Price, The Los Angeles Times, 1st September 2014

Derek Bolin salvaged history in the living room of his Los Angeles apartment, digitizing dozens of reels of audio recordings of important — and rarely heard — speeches given at UCLA during the political and social unrest of the 1960s.


Bolin, 44, who recently graduated from the school with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications, has preserved more than 300 speeches, including by British royalty, Ethiopian leaders and American entertainers such as Joan Rivers and Jane Fonda.


Until now, the speeches were accessible only to people who could reach the archived tapes on campus. With almost $13,000 from alumni donations to transfer the tape reels to digital formats, recordings of events that captured the political undercurrents of the tumultuous era will now be available online.

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