WGBH Radio Boston

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We've come a long way since the 1951 debut of WGBH Radio. Today, we deliver content that informs, inspires, and entertains millions -- at home, at work, in the classroom, in movie theaters, and more. Here in New England, our television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, WGBH World, WGBH Create, 'GBH Kids, WGBH On Demand, Boston Kids & Family TV, and WGBH High-Definition. We also hold the license for Springfield, Mass., public broadcaster WGBY 57. You can find us on the radio at WGBH 89.7 (on Nantucket, heard on WNCK 89.5) and on our Cape and Islands NPR stations, WCAI 90.1 and WNAN 91.1.   WCRB, a service of WGBH, operates at 99.5 FM in Boston and NH, 88.7 in Providence, RI, and 89.7 HD 2.   WGBH productions are seen and heard across the United States and Canada. In fact, we produce more of the PBS prime-time and Web lineup than any other station. Teaching tools for schools and home-schooling, IMAX films, services for people with hearing or vision impairments...we're always looking for new ways to serve you! 

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Concerts by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, direct from the fabled acoustics of Boston's Symphony Hall. A continuous tradition by WGBH Boston since 1951. NOTE: Programs are only available to stations within the six-state region of New England and the Capital region of New York State.

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Short form feature about classical music in Massachusetts

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Julia Child takes us through some of her favorite recipes.

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Arts and culture in the words of famous Americans. Produced with assistance from Viki Merrick and Andrew Parrella.

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Classical New England serves up the full flavor of the places, personalities, and great performances of New Englands’s first-class summer music festivals.

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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH

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Classical New England presents The Music of Downton, a series of short thematic features about British music from the early-20th century era of the popular Masterpiece Classic series, "Downton Abbey".

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WGBH Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin, traveled in the U.S. and across East Asia to explore the modern slave trade of human trafficking. He examines the routes from New York to New England and from East Asia to New York and connects the dots.


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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
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Caption: Mozart's own violin, in its case, Credit: Greg Shea
The violin and viola once owned by Mozart himself speak through the composer's music during the Boston Early Music Festival, thanks to the Salzburg...

Bought by 'The Sea', WVIA, WDPR, and KTXK


  • Added: Jun 17, 2013
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Individuals can take heroic steps to stop human trafficking, like the cab driver in Saigon who rescued 11- and 12-year-olds enslaved in garment fac...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
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Why would someone fly 8,500 miles and spend $4,000 dollars to pony up to a bar in Pattaya, Thailand? “If they go into Pattaya, it’s not because Pa...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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Without ever knowing it, you may have driven the same routes, passed the same landmarks and used the same rest stops as today’s human trafficking n...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:26
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Phillip Martin travels to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to the home of a man whose 19-year old daughter was just rescued from a brothel in China. The ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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Caption: Two girls rescued from sex traffickers, Credit: Phillip Martin
Vietnam is losing its children. For years, girls and young women have been taken — kidnapped and trafficked across the border into Cambodia and so...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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Caption: child victims of sex trafficking in Pattaya, Credit: Phillip Martin
Thailand is considered an incubator for human trafficking…so WGBH Radio's Phillip Martin traveled to one town there to document the relationship be...

Bought by KUER, KAWC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUOW, and WRPI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
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On a warm night a Boston suburb saw its image altered with the arrests of individuals connected to a massage parlor. Behind the closed doors poli...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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Caption: Chinatown, Manhattan, Credit: Meredith Nierman, WGBH
If you think slavery ended in 1865, think again. Human traffickers have picked up where Jim Crow left off.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:53
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