September 11, 2011 "I still feel a special bond with those listeners, as we reached out to each other across the loneliness of the night and the open spaces of a world remade."
September 11, 2011 I vividly remember what a beautiful day Sept. 11 was — on a run before work, the temperature was delicious, the sky an impeccable blue. People ask what I remember from those first few days, and I think you might understand that it's mostly a blur. NPR's Neal Conan remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
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August 16, 2011 In the last installment of The Talk of Horsfeld,the adventurers finally get their grizzly, and talk about the changes coming to Horsfeld, when proprietors Gretchen and Dick will hand the operation over to their sons.
The Tanana River, pictured from the side of the Alaska Highway.
August 15, 2011 In this installment of The Talk of Horsfeld, Neal Conan and his fellow adventurers share stories of harrowing experiences they've survived, while waiting for their friends to return from a long ride in the wilderness.
A marmot, climbing on the rocks in Alaska.
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August 11, 2011 On day three of Neal Conan's Alaska adventures, the travelers found a family of marmots. But that's not all the trail held — some of them also found a grizzly bear. He didn't pose for a photo, but it made a pretty good birthday present for Susan Miller Cormier.
Neal Conan stands with Gretel Ehrlich in the fields of cotton grass at Cline Creek.
August 10, 2011 In the second installation of Neal's travelogue from Alaska, the riders happen upon a mystery, in the form of a pile of feathers next to a glacier-fed stream. The Alaskan wilderness is a long way from the beach.
Neal Conan atop XL, a cross between a draft horse and a Morgan. He rode XL for two days, and Bruce the other three.
August 9, 2011 Neal Conan spent a week in the Alaska wilderness, riding daily with a group of writers and artists. His contribution was a daily news story, read each morning at breakfast. Today, and for the next four days, read along with The Talk of Horsfeld.
February 7, 2011 For most sports fans, Sunday's Super Bowl represents an end –- the midwinter conclusion of a season that began in training camps in the almost forgotten heat of late July. To Neal Conan, the end of football heralds the start of baseball.
Reputed mob boss John Gotti sits in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, N.Y., on Jan. 20, 1990.
July 14, 2010 The backstory on the F.C.C. profanity case: How the "Teflon Don" rubbed out the "Seven Dirty Words."
February 26, 2009 In our first hour, the Talk of the World is race. In our second hour, the Obama presidency-one month in, and Top Chef finalist Carla Hall.
October 2, 2008 In our first hour, how the credit crisis effects small businesses, and staging an all-male cast of "Romeo and Juliet." In our second hour, we'll find out how stuff gets made with Marshall Brain, and our "This American Moment" series with author a...
September 16, 2008 The Dow dropped a mind-bending 500 points Sept. 15 on news that the federal government would not bail out investment banking giant Lehman Brothers. NPR's Adam Davidson, looks at why some firms get help and others don't.
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August 26, 2008 There is a website called Hospital Compare established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as part of the Department of Health and Human Services. And the site now compares hospital death rates around the country and shows how
August 11, 2008 Neal Conan first encountered Isaac Hayes in a top hat and tails on the cover of Presenting Isaac Hayes... What's your first, or favorite Hayes memory?
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August 5, 2008 Rami Khouri pays a live, in-person visit to TOTN -- we're talking Middle East politics and baseball (almost as complicated).
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