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.
June 27, 2013 Highlights magazine salutes Talk of the Nation with this "Check... and Double Check" game featuring Neal Conan.
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.
June 25, 2013 Talk of the Nation has been part of public radio's national conversation with listeners over the past 22 years. As the program comes to an end this week, we've received emails and calls from the dedicated fans who have made Talk of the Nation part of their listening day.
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.
June 19, 2013 All grown-up child star Mara Wilson sat down with Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan to talk about the pressures of child stardom and her new passion, playwriting. Before she left, she showed us a little love.
June 13, 2013 India.Arie's Talk of the Nation interview today wasn't the first time she's been in for an interview, but it was the first time she had a chance to join the NPR love club. And we're excited to report that she couldn't resist the chance to express her NPR affection.
February 25, 2013 Malik Bendjelloul talked to NPR Host Neal Conan back when he was "just" a Best Documentary nominee. Last night he won the Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man, but earlier this month he won our hearts with NPR love.
January 28, 2013 For NPR and Member Stations, it is the callers that make the call-in programs, and there is somewhat of a formula to producing a great show. NPR's Sue Goodwin, WBUR's Alex Kingsbury, and NHPR's Keith Shields discuss the recipe for the secret sauce.
January 21, 2013 A "Political Junkie Road Show" in review: the interactive show met an enthusiastic crowd, with residents of the nation's capital gearing up for an atypical weekend of Presidential Inauguration.
December 13, 2012 Veteran singer Tony Bennett took calls on Talk of the Nation from fans who shared what they have learned from the singer's success. Bennett also sketched a very special NPR 'thank you' note.
November 29, 2012 Actress Sally Field joined guest host Jennifer Ludden on Talk of the Nation last week to talk about her extensive preparation to take on the iconic role as first lady Mary Todd Lincoln in the film Lincoln.
November 29, 2012 Talk of the Nation and the Wilson Center are teaming up Thursday afternoon for a live conversation with experts and NPR correspondents. They'll also discuss how the U.S. can avoid getting into another Cold War and the possibility of a world where there are as many women leaders as men.