The Keepers

Series produced by The Kitchen Sisters

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The Keepers, two new hour-long Specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress, Frances McDormand. Stories of activist archivists, rogue librarians, curators, collectors and historians. Keepers of the culture and the culture and collections they keep. Striking and surprising stories of preservation and civic life. Available soon from PRX. Sound-rich, highly produced, hope-filled — perfect for the holiday season and turn of the year.

The Keepers, two new hour-long Specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand. Stories of activist archivists, rogue librarians, curators, collectors and historians. Guardians of history, large and small. Protectors of the free flow of information and ideas. Keepers of the culture and the culture and collections they keep. The Hip Hop Archive at Harvard, The Pack Horse Librarians of Eastern Kentucky, Lenny Bruce’s Archive, Bob Dylan’s Secret Archive, Prince’s Legendary Vault, The Nation’s Official Keeper at the National Archives. Striking and surprising stories of preservation and civic life. Available soon on PRX. Sound-rich, highly produced, hope-filled. Perfect for the holiday season and turn of the year.


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Lou Reed—music icon, poet, photographer, Tai Chi master, vital force in the cultural life and underworld of New York City. Lou died in 2013 and lef...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2020
  • Length: 30:57
Caption: The Keepers hosted by Frances McDormand
The Keepers, two new hour-long specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand. Stories of act...

Bought by KOSU, Red River Radio Network, Prairie Public, KZYX, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 48
Caption: The Keepers hosted by Frances McDormand
The Keepers, two new hour-long specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand. Stories of act...

Bought by KOSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, KTXK, Capital Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 55
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The Keepers, two new hour-long Specials from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Nevada Public Radio, KGOU, WNYC, WITF and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 12
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The Keepers, a new hour-long special from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX with host, Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, Nevada Public Radio, KGOU, WNYC, WITF and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 12