Internet Talk Radio Archives

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2009

An invaluable collection of authentic listening materials consisting of 26 early radio programs is currently available for English learners to download for free from the website of Internet Talk Radio, the first radio station on the Internet. These programs were broadcast years ago in the early days of the Internet and are now archived in their original state, each on its own page with direct links to downloadable audio files in various formats.

List of radio programs in the archives:

  • The Fifth Conference on Computers, Freedom, and Privacy (1995)
  • National Press Club Luncheons (1993-1995)
  • Common Ground: Radio Series on World Affairs (1994-1995)
  • Communications Revolution (1994)
  • Dialogue (1994)
  • The Fifth Annual Chef's Best (1995)
  • Geek of the Week (1993-1994)
  • HarperAudio!
  • Hell's Bells: A Radio History of the Telephone (1993)
  • Joint Economic Committee (1995)
  • What to Listen for in Music
  • The Snow Queen (1995)
  • What is Jazz?
  • Young Performing Artists Showcase (1996)
  • The Ballad of Ned Ludd (1994-1995)
  • Discovering a New World of Flavor (1995)
  • The Internet Minibar
  • NASA's Space Story (1994-1995)
  • SoundBytes
  • Soundprint
  • TechNation (1993-1994)
  • United Nations' 50th Anniversary - Closing Ceremony (1995)
  • Unformatted
  • Cliff Stoll's Performance Art Theater and Networking Security Revue (1994)
  • Monitor Radio (now redirects to The Christian Science Monitor)
  • Parler au Quotidien (Radio France International)
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