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Lost and Found Sound

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Lost and Found Sound

Lost & Found Sound

Lost and Found Sound

A National Collaboration to Collect the Sounds of the Century

Lost and Found Sound

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Today we begin a year-long series on sounds of the century. It's called Lost and Found Sound, and it is a national collaboration of radio producers, artists, sound collectors, and public radio listeners. Sounds have been recorded throughout this century, and during the final year of the 20th century we'll be bringing you those sounds; archival sounds, tape from people's attics and basements, lost sounds, the voices of family, of people at work, at play, growing up, growing old, at war, sounds of indelible historic moments, and of the everyday. Today we hear a sampling through the decades; sounds of presidents, of fishmongers, of telephone answering machines, public address systems, and more.