This Is NPR: The First Forty Years [With CD (Audio)] (Hardcover)

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By NPR, Cokie Roberts (Foreword by), Susan Stamberg (Introduction by)
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"Always put the listener first" has been NPR's mantra since its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, NPR's programming attracts over 27 million listeners every week. This beautifully designed volume chronicles 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, transcripts of memorable interviews, and an audio CD of the most memorable programming throughout the decades. 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, Paula Poundstone, and many more, this is the perfect book for any NPR supporter, fan, or devotee.

Praise For…


"...a beautifully designed anthology of behind-the-scenes photos, essays and original reporting...we couldn't recommend it more." -Brain Pickings

Selected as one of "Top 5 Books of 2010." - Cool Hunting

"If you're a fan of NPR, you need to own this book!" - Portland Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811872539
ISBN-10: 081187253X
Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
Publication Date: October 27th, 2010
Pages: 271
Language: English