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July 11, 2013 An icon of radio has passed on with the cancellation of Talk of the Nation. The decision was a management prerogative, but I join with the many hundreds of you who have written in mourning. Some of your letters may help the replacement, Here & Now. We are all listening.
Highlights magazine saluted Talk of the Nation with this "Check... and Double Check" game featuring Neal Conan.
June 27, 2013 Highlights magazine salutes Talk of the Nation with this "Check... and Double Check" game featuring Neal Conan.
Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan talks with Gallaudet University President I. King Jordan on October 12, 2006.
June 26, 2013 All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Former Editor Barrie Hardymon says working with Neal was a true highlight.
Scott Cameron is the senior editor at Talk of the Nation.
June 25, 2013 All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Senior Editor Scott Cameron told us about one moment that has led to many more unforgettable interviews.
June 24, 2013 All this week, we are remembering our favorite moments from the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Supervising Senior Producer Carline Watson shares with us two of her favorite TOTN interviews and an excerpt from each of those conversations that still make her smile... and maybe blush a little too.
March 29, 2013 The daily call-in show will be replaced by Here and Now, which is produced by Boston's WBUR. Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan is leaving NPR after more than three decades with the network. Science Friday will continue.
February 10, 2012 A listener compares the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II to the Jewish Holocaust under the Nazis and raises the question of what to call the camps used in both experiences. At stake is the power of words in framing our actions, past and future.
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.
July 26, 2010 'TOTN' Takes Facebook By Storm! Just click "like" to get in on the excitement!
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."
June 16, 2010 The words the president chose to emphasize included "oil," of course. But "clean", "drilling" and "industry" were prominent too.
December 24, 2009 Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan recently interviewed two men representing different sides of the same-sex marriage debate. At the end of the show, he congratulated the man who crafted a referendum to defeat gay marriage in Maine but didn't offe...
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