One More Week To Liane's Last Show Longtime Weekend Edition host Liane Hansen is closing in on her last show, and we're reminding listeners that there's a timeline of special moments on the program going back to 1989, including Nelson Mandela's release from prison, singer Joni Mitchell and Liane's trip to Egypt.
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One More Week To Liane's Last Show

One More Week To Liane's Last Show

One More Week To Liane's Last Show

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Longtime Weekend Edition host Liane Hansen is closing in on her last show, and we're reminding listeners that there's a timeline of special moments on the program going back to 1989, including Nelson Mandela's release from prison, singer Joni Mitchell and Liane's trip to Egypt.

LIANE HANSEN, Host:

Over the years on this program, we've brought you news from around the globe.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED NEWS CLIPS)

HANSEN: A new chapter in the political history of South Africa opened today, when Nelson Mandela emerged from Victor Vestor Prison.

(SOUNDBITE OF CAR HORNS)

U: (Foreign language spoken)

HANSEN: The poverty is mind-boggling. But the people are proud. There is a...

M: Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him.

(SOUNDBITE OF CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

HANSEN: Are there some favorite moments we've missed? Go to our website, NPR.org/liane, to offer a suggestion. That's NPR.org/L-I-A-N-E.

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