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Guide to the Beyond the Pale Records  TAM.718

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Heather Mulliner, Amy C. Vo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 06, 2023
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated the number of audiocassettes from 389-394, and processed by Amy C. Vo Edited by Anna Björnsson McCormick to note missing materials. Edited by Lyric Evans-Hunter to reflect digitization of audio materials.  December 19, 2018 , December 2019 , September 2020 , September 2021

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Neimark, Marilyn Kleinberg
Source - dnr: Kaplan, Esther
Creator: Beyond the Pale (Radio program)
Title: Beyond the Pale Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1967-2019
Dates [bulk]: 1995-2014
Abstract: Beyond the Pale was a weekly radio program produced and hosted by Esther Kaplan and Marilyn Kleinberg Neimark on New York's WBAI Radio, part of the Pacifica Radio Network. The show ran from 1995 to 2014 and engaged in local, national, and international political debate and analysis, and explored the arts and cultural trends from a progressive, Jewish perspective. The  Beyond the Pale Records contain audio recordings from the radio program, and include an archived version of their website (, audiocassettes, ¼-inch audio reels, DATs, MiniDiscs, and CD-Rs of air-checks, event documentation, and source material. Materials in the collection date from from 1967-2019 with the bulk of materials dating 1995-2014. The radio show featured interviews with, and speeches and readings by, public figures; recordings of events; and discussions about contemporary political, social, and cultural issues impacting Jewish communities in the United States and abroad.
Quantity: 17.25 Linear Feet in 3 record cartons, 20 cassette boxes, 8 CD boxes, 2 LP boxes, and 1 half manuscript box.
Quantity: 256 Gigabytes in 603 computer files.
Quantity: 394 audiocassettes
Quantity: 273 sound cassettes (dat)
Quantity: 83 sound tape reels
Quantity: 279 sound discs (minidisc)
Quantity: 1 websites in 1 archived website.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.718