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In this episode: Linda Wertheimer, Robert Siegel, Brooke Gladstone, Ira Glass, Michele Norris, and Andy Carvin.

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NPR Turns 50 Amid Reckoning In Journalism Over Who Tells Stories — And How

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NPR Turns 50 Amid Reckoning In Journalism Over Who Tells Stories — And How

NPR Turns 50 Amid Reckoning In Journalism Over Who Tells Stories — And How

NPR Turns 50 Amid Reckoning In Journalism Over Who Tells Stories — And How

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On May 3, 2021, NPR turned 50 years old. Spencer Gabor hide caption

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On May 3, 2021, NPR turned 50 years old.

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Now 50 years old, NPR has grown up alongside American journalism. We take stock of some lessons learned along the way.

In this episode: Linda Wertheimer, Robert Siegel, Brooke Gladstone, Ira Glass, Michele Norris, and Andy Carvin.

Hear more from NPR's very first broadcast of All Things Considered.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Art Silverman, Brianna Scott, Brent Baughman and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.