This Is NPR: The First Forty Years

This Is NPR: The First Forty Years

Cokie Roberts


"Always placed the listener first" has been NPR's mantra because its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its fortieth anniversary, NPR's programming draws over 27 million listeners a week. This superbly designed quantity chronicles NPR's storied historical past, that includes dozens of behind-the-scenes photographs, essays and unique reporting by way of a who is who of NPR employees and correspondents, transcripts of memorable interviews, and an audio CD of the main memorable programming through the a long time. past an interesting and encouraging tribute to NPR's amazing background, this publication is an intimate examine the inside track and tales that experience formed our international, from the folks who have been at the floor and at the air. With contributions from Steve Inskeep, Neal Conan, Robert Siegel, Nina Totenberg, Linda Wertheimer, Scott Simon, Melissa Block, P.J. O'Rourke, David Sedaris, Sylvia Poggioli, Paula Poundstone, and plenty of extra, this can be the right publication for any NPR supporter, fan, or devotee.

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