This Is NPR

ebook The First Forty Years

By Cokie Roberts

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A celebration of National Public Radio "full of short histories from familiar names . . . [a] retrospective illustrating just how much they have given us" (Publishers Weekly).
"Always put the listener first" has been NPR's mantra since its inception in 1970, and the result is that its programming attracts tens of millions of listeners every week. This beautifully designed volume chronicles the first forty years of NPR's storied history, featuring dozens of behind-the-scenes photos, essays, and original reporting by a who's who of NPR staff and correspondents, and transcripts of memorable interviews. Beyond an entertaining and inspiring tribute to NPR's remarkable history, this book is an intimate look at the news and stories that have shaped our world, from the people who were on the ground and on 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 * Ira Flatow * Paula Poundstone * Daniel Schorr * and many more
One of Cool Hunter's Top Five Books of the Year
This Is NPR