By Cokie Roberts
"Always positioned the listener first" has been NPR's mantra on account that its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its fortieth anniversary, NPR's programming draws over 27 million listeners a week. This fantastically designed quantity chronicles NPR's storied historical past, that includes dozens of behind-the-scenes images, essays and unique reporting via a who is who of NPR employees and correspondents, transcripts of memorable interviews, and an audio CD of the main memorable programming during the many years. past an interesting and encouraging tribute to NPR's notable heritage, this publication is an intimate examine the scoop and tales that experience formed our international, from the folk who have been at the flooring 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 is often the correct e-book for any NPR supporter, fan, or devotee.