Playback

What's Going On Playback?

By Maureen Clements

I wonder how much this weighs?

Liberace wearing what appears to be the world's heaviest costume. Associated Press hide caption

itoggle caption Associated Press

It's time again to feature NPR's monthly historical podcast, Playback. For this month's episode, NPR producer Kerry Thompson scoured the library's April 1984 archives to bring you the most relevant and interesting news from 25 years ago. It was a bittersweet month, as we go from learning about the AIDS epidemic to learning about Liberace's tax-deductible, show-stopping regalia. So, sit back and enjoy a tasty dose of history, NPR-style. Want more Playback? Subscribe here!

Listen

Loading…

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

About