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Hello Ben (or James?),

All this is really terrifying, but unfortunately human being is just able to the worst.

Thank you for your explanations.

Regards from Spain.


-- 
R. Parejo-Coudert

Ethnomusicologue / Ethnomusicologist / Etnomusicólogo

Anthropologie visuelle et sonore
Visual and Sound Anthropology
Antropología visual y sonora

Archives sonores - Archivos sonoros - Sound Archives
Restauration audio - Restauración audio - Audio Restoration


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Le/El/On: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 18:30:43 +0000, <prénom de l'utilisateur> James Roth [log in to unmask] m'a écrit | me ha escrito | wrote:




>Dear Mr. Parejo,
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>I believe our largest and most precious archives are in the Smithsonian
>Institute and Library of Congress.
>Those are in Washington DC or very near it.  DC will definitely be a
>prime target of any enemy attack.
>Of course, The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound of The
>New York Public Library is one of the richest resources of recorded
>sound in the world.
>New York is bound to be a prime target in such a war.
>Then, there's Yale University in Connecticut, Belfer Audio Archive at
>Syracuse University Library and others around the country.
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>It's impossible to know what locations will be safe or destroyed in the
>chaos of war.
>I believe there's plenty of reason for concern, but what can one do?
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>Sincerely,
>Ben Roth 
>Recorded Sound Archives
>http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/spc/spc/soundarchives.htm
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Raphaël PAREJO
>Sent: Friday, April 05, 2013 1:21 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Nuclear War
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>Hello Chris,
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>It's a big question. I'm also following with attention the evolution of
>the global situation and I'm very worried and concerned. I'm French but
>I live and work as researcher in North Spain.
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>We know that Spain can be also targeted by nuclear missiles in case of
>general war because of the existence of US aeronaval bases in the South
>of the country.
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>I'm afraid that the archives are not a priority in such general military
>clash.
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>In France, all the most important archives are partially keeped safe in
>the INA's "silo" in marne-la-Vallée.
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>How is the situation in the USA?
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>Regards.
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>--
>R. Parejo-Coudert
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>Ethnomusicologue / Ethnomusicologist / Etnomusicólogo
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>Anthropologie visuelle et sonore
>Visual and Sound Anthropology
>Antropología visual y sonora
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>Archives sonores - Archivos sonoros - Sound Archives Restauration audio
>- Restauración audio - Audio Restoration
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>Le/El/On: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 09:28:03 -0700, <prénom de l'utilisateur>
>Chris J Brady [log in to unmask] m'a écrit | me ha escrito | wrote:
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>>It has been opined that the Internet was designed to survive a nuclear 
>>war. Hmm - seems like we are about to find out with spoilt brat / runt 
>>Kim thingy in N.K. having hissy fit tantrums.
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>>However if Washington is to be targeted then hopefully the LOC will 
>>have its archives well protected - right?
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>>CJB.
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