May 5, 2011 You may have heard NPR and its afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered celebrated a 40th birthday this week. Several op-ed pieces ran in coordination with our big 4-0.
Robert Conley, All Things Considered's first host, back in the day.
May 3, 2011 "When we started," says Susan Stamberg, "there was war in Vietnam, demonstrations against that war, the voting age was lowered to 18, the Beatles had broken up and in the air ... as well as on our air ... a sweetly notable absence of irony."
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May 3, 2011 In the time since All Things Considered's first broadcast 40 years ago on May 3, 1971, a dozen hosts, supported by hundreds of staffers, have daily reported the news of the day, and a whole lot else. Check out these photos of the hosts and staff over the last 40 years.
May 3, 2011 Here's your chance to lead the way to dance floor of NPR and All Things Considered's 40th Anniversary Party. Because we think 40 years of producing great journalism and thoughtful stories is a good enough reason to celebrate. Everyone is invited to this party.
May 3, 2011 Forty years ago today, on May 3, 1971, NPR debuted its first program: All Things Considered. Join us today for a celebration complete with photos from the archives and avatars for your Facebook profile. Happy Birthday NPR and ATC!
January 7, 2011 Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell again demonstrated they inhabit alternate ideological universes. In separate interviews on All Things Considered they pretty much didn't agree on anything.
October 26, 2010 Meg Whitman defended her candidacy against controversy eruptions. She acknowledged she has flaws though she continued the line that what's most important to know about her ex-housekeeper problem is that it was a political stunt.
July 28, 2010 In NPR interview, WikiLeaks Julian Assange dismissed those who say Afghan leaks are old news.
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July 27, 2010 Pakistani ambassador Husain Haqqani sparred with ATC co-host Robert Siegel over WikiLeaks.
April 2, 2010 NPR does exceptionally well putting female reporters and hosts on the air. But when it comes to female voices from outside NPR, the network is not as diverse on air as it would like to think. NPR needs to try harder to find more female sources and...
January 15, 2010 When the earthquake hit Haiti at 4:53 p.m. on Jan. 12, no news organization was prepared to cover Haiti's biggest quake in two centuries. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what NPR did when the quake news broke 53 minutes into the first hour of A...
May 14, 2009 It would be reasonable for a listener to conclude that NPR likes and supports the new movie, The Soloist, about the relationship between a newspaper columnist and a gifted, homeless musician.
May 12, 2008 An earthquake devastates Sichuan.
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