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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 1944, file photo Bing Crosby, left, and Frank Sinatra, right, appear together in New York City, as they discuss upcoming appearances on each others' radio shows. The nation's first comprehensive study of the preservation of sound recordings in the United States shows new digital audio recordings are at greater risk of being lost than older recordings. The study also found major parts of the nation's heritage in recorded sound already have been lost or can't be accessed by the public.(AP Photo)

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 1944, file photo Bing Crosby, left, and Frank Sinatra, right, appear together in New York City, as they discuss upcoming appearances on each others' radio shows. The nation's first comprehensive study of the preservation of sound recordings in the United States shows new digital audio recordings are at greater risk of being lost than older recordings. The study also found major parts of the nation's heritage in recorded sound already have been lost or can't be accessed by the public.(AP Photo)

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