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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.  372 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

Some thought NPR tweeted 'propaganda.' It was the Declaration of Independence

By Amy B Wang

For about 20 minutes Tuesday, NPR traveled back to 1776.

To echo its 29-year on-air tradition,the public radio network’s main Twitter account tweeted out the Declaration of Independence, line by line. 805 more words

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Love Affairs with Radio

This week I was out fundraising and Friend-raising for Wisconsin Public Radio as part of my duties for their fundraising arm, Wisconsin Public Radio Association. I talked with donors about their love of WPR and how they could show it more love to keep it strong for the next hundred years. 348 more words

Aging

AL Letson, Penumbra: Live at Henrietta's at 9th & Main, Jacksonville, FL (2005)

Al Letson is a poet, playwright, performer, and radio and podcast host. This article first appeared on Bill Ectric’s Place in June 2005. Since that time, Letson has hosted and produced the show…

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