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December 1998

» NPR announces Milestones of the Millenium series on Performance Today®

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» NPR's Morning Edition Profiles Great Explorers

» NPR Launches Station Development Services Expansion

» NPR Selects Dalet Digital Media Systems For Its News Production

» NPR's Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage of Impeachment Hearings on Air and Online

November 1998

» NPR Hires Cynthia Samuels as Senior National Editor

» NPR Revisits 1978 Jonestown Tragedy

» NPR Announces New President and CEO, Kevin Klose

» NPR's "Teenage Diaries" Follows Boston Teenager Through Questions of Racial Identity

October 1998

» NPR Covers Election Night Across America. In-Depth News and Analysis Featured On Air and Online

» Select NPR Audio Content Now Available To Yahoo! News Users

» Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach Make Rare Broadcast Performance on This Weeks Anthem

» NPR Offers Gavel-to-Gavel Coverage of Impeachment Hearings and Possible House Vote

September 1998

» NPR Reports on Procedure that Enables Doctors to Identify Genetic Diseases Before Pregnancy

» NPR Launches New Overnight News Service

» NPR Documentary Visits Last Bowery Flophouses

» NPR Announces the Return of David Sedaris to Morning Edition

» NPR Receives Major Diversity Grant

August 1998

» House of Ruth to Benefit from Sales of Cokie Roberts' Book

» NPR Hires Chief Financial Officer

» NPR's Magliozzi Brothers to be Inducted to the Radio Hall of Fame

» NPR Documentary Visits Heart of Aging Community

June 1998

» NPR Wins 1998 ABA Silver Gavel Award for its Judicial Vacancy Crisis series

» NPR's Car Talk celebrates its 10th anniversary

» NPR opens midwest regional bureau

» NPR wins 1998 Gabriel Award honors

May 1998

» NPR Broadcasts Gala Symphonic Concert Live June 2

» National Public Radio Responds To Satellite Crisis

» National Public Radio To Expand Asian Coverage

» NPR Names Michael Abrahams as Manager, Program Communications and Marketing

» Public Radio Conference to focus on technology & the future of public radio

April 1998

» NPR names Ellen McDonnell as Executive Producer of Morning Edition

» NPR Names Mike Starling As Vice President of Engineering

» NPR creates Technology Office, names Don Lockett VP and Chief Technology Officer

» NPR wins 1998 RFK Journalism Awards for coverage of African news and Teenage Diaries series

» NPR President and CEO Del Lewis Resigns: His Future To Include Teaching, Lecturing and a Book

» NPR's Jazz From Lincoln Center wins Peabody Award

» NPR launches NPR Worldwide European Channel

March 1998

» NPRS's Elizabeth Arnold to travel across America as mid-term elections draw near

» NPR's Performance Today classical music awards nominations announced

» America One project to sign-off. International project involved NPR, Public Radio International (PRI), and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

» NPR Saves Hollywood's Soul! All Things Considered Celebrates Oscar Night with Special Report from NPR's Roving Correspondent

» Weekend Edition Saturday to Broadcast A Special Exploration of Affirmative Action at the University of Chicago

February 1998

» World renowned jazz pianist and NPR jazz host Marian McPartland to celebrate 80th birthday

» NPR appoints Jack Speer as new Business Correspondent for Morning Edition

» NPR releases CD of spirituals by opera star Denyse Graves

» Bonnie Grice to leave NPR's Anthem

» NPR engineers and technical employees vote for NABET representation

January 1998

» President Clinton interviewed on NPR January 21, 1998

» NPR correspondent Elizabeth Arnold Wins Dirksen Award for Distinctive Coverage of Congress

» NPR Launches Major National Ad Campaign, NPR Takes You There

» Derek McGinty To Leave NPR Talk Show To Pursue Television Career Full Time

December 1997

» Weekend All Things Considered holds a lengthy interview with actor Paul Newman

» NPR Examines Childhood on Trial