The MPR Archive staff regularly updates the featured collections to surface the diverse content in our archive. Please check back to hear more content!
May 21, 2020 - Over the past 50 years, MPR has been a conduit for regional authors to connect with their readers. In this collection you will hear the essential voice of Minnesota in authors like Sigurd Olson, Tim O'Brien, Robert Bly, Louise Erdich and many others. Also included are recordings of visiting authors--non-Minnesotans, but part of our literary pantheon.
May 29, 2020 - Healthcare archive content.
May 29, 2020 - Since MPR was founded in 1967, our studios have been a regular stop for the world's master musicians, composers, and conductors. Here is a sampling from our collection of unique interviews.
May 29, 2020 - Archive material about Walter Mondale, Hubert Humphrey, Paul Wellstone, and more.
May 29, 2020 - Archive material from Mainstreet Radio
May 29, 2020 - Midday was a news program, broadcasting a variety of public affairs programming covering politics, education, business, world affairs, and sports. Shows were a mix of call-in discussions, interviews, speeches, debates, special presentations, live coverage, and documentaries.
May 29, 2020 - Spectrum: St. Paul history / Minnesota arts and cultural centers
May 29, 2020 - An MPR interview series with the most prominent voices in Minnesota politics, business and the arts.
February 27, 1974 - The Wounded Knee occupation offered very little information to those living in the village. However, these excerpts were taken by a reporter who was inside the Indian museum on the reservation during the time of the fire fight.
May 21, 2020 - Digitization made possible by the State of Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, approved by voters in 2008.