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December 2002

» NPR News Wins 2002 DuPont Award

» NPR News Airs Documentary About First Women Pilots to Fly Aircraft in the Military

» Edward Asner and Anne Meara Star in NPR News Radio Drama December 16-20 on Morning Edition

November 2002

» Chief Charles Moose Speaks About Stereotyping, Leaks, and Other Aspects of the Sniper Attacks with NPR's Tavis Smiley

» NPR Shop Makes Online Gift-Giving Easy Unique

» Condoleezza Rice Discusses U.S. Position On Iraq in a One-on-One Interview with NPR's Tavis Smiley to Air November 12

» Hugh Price Steps Down as President of National Urban League

» Kofi Annan Tells Tavis Smiley he Expects a U.N. Resolution on Iraq This Week

October 2002

» NPR Covers the West in November Programs and Events to Celebrate New West Coast Production Center

» Tavis Smiley Hosts National Radio Show Live in Atlanta October 30, 2002

» Edward Asner, Anne Meara, Ed Begley, Jr., Richard Kind and Derek Cecil to Star in NPR News Radio Play

» NPR West Opens November 2, Expanding Network's Presence and Reach

» NPR Supports FCC Selection of IBOC Technology

» NPR News Announces New Weekend Host for All Things Considered

» NPR Taps ABC News Correspondent Michele Norris to Co-Host All Things Considered

» NPR News Presents Special Election Night Coverage Include Interactive Listener Discussion

September 2002

» Oprah Winfrey Talks About Fame, Faith and Her Future in First-Ever NPR Interview with Tavis Smiley

» NPR Presents Special Series on the Middle East Week of September 30 on Morning Edition

» NPR Selects Veteran NPR News Correspondent as Co-Host of All Things Considered

» NPR to End Distribution of Weekday Talk Show Public Interest Hosted by Kojo Nnamdi

August 2002

» Tavis Smiley Brings A Bold, New Voice To Alabama Public Radio

» Media Expert Available For Analysis and Commentary About Journalism Post 9-11-01

» Dole to Leave VP Position at NPR

July 2002

» Voices of Reflection — NPR'S Coverage of September 11, 2002

» NPR Now Portable in Europe, Africa and the Mideast on WorldSpace

» The Building Stewardesses Who Put a Pretty Face on Controversial WTC Profiled on Lost & Found Sound's Sonic Memorial Project

» NPR Presents Special Audio Diary Featuring Teenager's Account Of Life And Death Battle

» J.C. Watts Speaks About His Decision To Retire From Congress In Interview With NPR's Tavis Smiley

June 2002

» Mohawk Ironworkers Who Built the World Trade Center Profiled on Lost & Found Sound's Sonic Memorial Project

» NPR Worldwide Now Heard in Afghanistan

» NPR's Daniel Schorr Available for Watergate Analysis and Commentary

» Mideast Web Portal at NPR.ORG Extends Access to Mideast Coverage: Audio, Transcripts Available Free of Charge

» New York City, "Still Standing Tall" On July 4th — Special Jazz Concert Presented by NPR®

» Lisa Simeone Named Host of World of Opera

May 2002

» World Trade Center and 9/11 Remembered on Lost & Found Sound's Sonic Memorial Project

» Tavis Smiley Brings a Bold, New Voice to Los Angeles Airwaves

» NPR® Celebrates Legendary Journalist Robert Trout

» Bill Clinton Says He Would Be Surprised If There Was A Talk Show In Interview With NPR'S Tavis Smiley

» NPR'S Tavis Smiley Asks Bill Clinton About the Middle East, Politics, and Goals for the Future

» NPR® Appoints Directors for Music and Entertainment Units
Arts Information Unit Adds Hosts, Staff

» NPR® and National Geographic Society Win Sigma Delta Chi Award

» Rising Star Vocalist Rene Marie, In Rehearsal Radio/Web Show Delves Into The Creative Process

April 2002

» Overseas Press Club Honors NPR® — Best Radio Coverage We Have Ever Heard

» Bill Gates Discusses Court Testimony in Exclusive Interview with NPR's Tavis Smiley

» Eartha Kitt is Special Guest on Live NPR Quiz Show Hosted by WSHU Public Radio in Norwalk

» NPR Expands Westward Coverage, Presence Enhanced With New Production Center

» Cornel West Outlines "Pull toward Princeton" and "Push from Harvard" in Exclusive Interview with NPR's Tavis Smiley

» Will He Stay Or Will He Go? - I've Certainly Reached a Decision, Professor Cornel West Tells NPR's Tavis Smiley

» NPR's Daniel Schorr To Receive Murrow Award

March 2002

» NPR® Collects Two Peabody Awards For September 11 Coverage and Jazz Profiles®

» NPR Programs Attract Record-Breaking Audiences Public Radio Listenership at All-Time High

» Murray Horwitz Named Director And Chief Operating Officer of AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center

» Susan Stamberg Returns as Host of All Things Considered®

February 2002

» Noah Adams Signs Contract To Write Book

» Weekend All Things Considered® Wins 2002 Gracie Allen Award

» LA Plays Host to NPR Quiz Show

» NPR Celebrates the "Golden Age" of Yiddish Radio

January 2002

» New Car Talk Study Helps Solve Customer Dilemma

» "Foolin' Around" With NPR®

» Radio Series Unveils the Origins of 52 American Icons

» National Geographic Channel and NPR® News Witness Finding of 2,000-year-old Site in Peru

» Jazz Divas Are Talk of the Nation

» New York Works Captures New York's Vanishing Professions

» A King Celebration 2002 To Broadcast Nationally

» Lisa Simeone to Leave Weekend All Things Considered®

» Cornel West Discusses Harvard Controversy In Exclusive NPR Interview

» Tavis Smiley Brings a Bold, New Voice to NPR