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Anderson Talks Amtrak on NPR

Amtrak co-CEO Richard Anderson has been making the rounds of national broadcast outlets this week to talk about the rail passenger carrier that he joined earlier this year. 253 more words

Amtrak

NPR News Anchor Ari Shapiro Looks 'Homeward' At Joe's Pub

One of four co-hosts of NPR’s flagship daily newscast “All Things Considered,” Ari Shapiro has one of the most familiar voices on radio (remember radio?). A veteran, at 38, of war zones far and farther (Iraq, Ukraine, Israel) and peace zones at least as disparate, he’s gathered songs and stories from around the globe while cultivating an unexpected side gig, moonlighting with Pink Martini, the shape-shifting pop orchestra that with some regularity makes a joyful noise at venues like the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall. 613 more words

Commentary

SAG-AFTRA's NPR Staffers Ratify New Deal

SAG-AFTRA and National Public Radio held signing ceremonies on Monday at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a new, three-year contract.

The contract was ratified last week by an “overwhelming” majority of NPR’s SAG-AFTRA represented employees. 178 more words

News

A Daily Tune into NPR Keeps Me Sharp

I started listening to national public radio (NPR) shortly after beginning my first internship. NPR Stories equipped me with relevant and intelligent topics to contribute to office conversations – which I found were much more elevated than the ones amongst my college peers.  374 more words

We're Laughing With not At You

I imagine that was Peter Sagal’s defense for this bit of Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me (an episode I heard while driving in New England): 1,392 more words

Being Human

The Unfortunate Triumph of Ignorance and Emotionalism

Above:  The Beginning of the Declaration of Independence 

Image in the Public Domain

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Or, Why We Should Not Fail to Recognize the Text of the Declaration of Independence, Especially on July 4… 708 more words

Martin Luther

Declaration of Independence is still revolutionary

National Public Radio has a long-standing custom of broadcasting the Declaration of Independence every Fourth of July.

This year NPR sent out the Declaration of Independence on Twitter, and was accused of sending out radical propaganda.   113 more words

The Passing Scene