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December 2000

» Joint Statement from NPR and International Association of Audio Information Services

» NPR'S Cultural Programming Division Honored with the National Medal for the Arts

» NPR Names Wisconsin Public Radio Director as New Vice President for Member and Program Services

» NPR News and KPCC 89.3 FM Examine Americans' Changing Views of Religion and Spirituality

» A King Celebration 2001 Honors Dr. King's Life and Legacy Through Music

» NPR's Senior Vice President for Programming Resigns

» NPR Online Shop Opens With Holiday Gifts for NPR Fans

» NPR Worldwide Expands its Reach and Visibility with Live, Shortwave Transmissions and an International Ad Campaign

November 2000

» NPR News Goes Behind Bars in New Documentary Series Prison Diaries to air on All Things Considered

» NPR and bigchalk.com Bring Election Coverage Curricula To America's Classrooms via New Web Resource

October 2000

» NPR Presents Aaron Copland Week

» NPR News Presents Mom's Good Move

» Cleveland Hosts NPR Talk Shows

» Margaret Low Smith Named Vice President for NPR2, NPR's New Satellite Radio Unit

» NPR News and WCPN 90.3 FM Cleveland Present: Talk of the Nation, The Diane Rehm Showand Public Interest, Together in Cleveland

» NPR News Reports: Some Hospitals Shun Drug Used With RU-486

» Witness to an Execution, An Extraordinary Glimpse Into the Chambers of a Texas Death House, Airs October 12, 2000 on All Things Considered

» NPR News and PBS Frontline Special Report: Collaboration Provides Fresh Perspective on the National War on Drugs October 9-13, 2000

» Joint Statement from NPR and International Association of Audio Information Services, The FCC's Low Power FM Reconsideration Order

» Time to Choose, Originating from Five Local Public Broadcasting Stations, Premieres November 1 on PBS and NPR

September 2000

» NPR's Talk of the Nation and KCUR 89.3 FM Host Live Broadcast : Kansas City's Business Climate Serves as Backdrop for National Forum

» NPR Worldwide Expands To Madrid, Spain Via New Station, Radio Interamericana

» NPR News Explores Politics Through the Eyes of New York Asian Americans

» From Rustic to High-Tech: NPR News Reveals a Rural Readiness for the E-Revolution

» NPR Selects New Hosts Of Performance Today

» Talk of the Nation and Science Friday from NPR News Broadcast Live from Kansas City September 28 & 29, 2000

» National Public Radio Launches New Jazz Web Site www.NPRJazz.org

» NPR Names Celeste James as Vice President for Communications

» NPR Explores the Lighter Side of Campaign 2000

» Joint Statement from NPR and International Association of Audio Information Services Low Power FM Legislation

» NPR News Examines the Impact of Architecture on American Communities, and Vice Versa

» NPR'S Weekend Edition Sunday Broadcasts Live From South Dakota

August 2000

» NPR'S Talk of the Nation and WFAE 90.7 to Focus on Charlotte, NC, in a Live Broadcast from Spirit Square's McGlohon Theatre

» NPR Appoints Barbara Rehm as Managing Editor for NPR News

» NPR and Latino USA Present Living Latino Culture, Two One-Hour Specials for Hispanic Heritage Month

» NPR News Reports: How On-Line Learning and Teaching Have Transformed Three American Classrooms

» NPR Appoints Bruce Drake as Vice President for News and Information

» NPR Examines the Cost of Paradise Sea Island's Development and the Gullah Community

» NPR® Classics Label Releases NPR Studio Cuts

» NPR Presents Music From the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival to Listeners Nationwide

» NPR's Talk of the Nation and WFAE 90.7 FM Broadcast Live From Spirit Square's McGlohon Theater in Charlotte, NC

» Gabriel Award for Latino USA Special rebroadcast of The Betrayal of Sister Dianna Ortiz is Set

» NPR® Announces New Host for Weekend All Things Considered®

» NPR® Statement: Low Power FM

July 2000

» Globalization From a Local Perspective Life in Celina, OH, After Huffy Relocates Abroad

» In-Depth look at the Battle to End Urban Sprawl in Albuquerque, NM

» NPR® Wins Awards at the New York Festivals

» Lost and Found Soundtm Wins Clarion Award

» NPR® Presents Music from the Aspen Music Festival to Listeners Nationwide

» NPR® To Offer Member Stations GivingCapital's Automated Internet Fundraising

June 2000

» NPR® Names Tim Owens as Executive Producer for Jazz Programming

» National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation with WBUR 90.9 FM Broadcasts Live From Boston University School of Management

» NPR and bigchalk.com Join Forces to Provide Online Content for Teachers and Students Across the Country

» The FCC Decides to Subject Non-Commercial Broadcasters to Spectrum Auctions

» NPR President and CEO Kevin Klose issued the following statement on Low Power FM

May 2000

» NPR Online and Fresh Air with Terry Gross Announce Web Alliance

» National Public Radio® News Personalities to Perform with Nancy Wilson, The Orlando Philharmonic and Terence Blanchard

» NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Talk of the Nation Take an In-Depth Look at the Changing Face of America

» NPR's Sylvia Poggioli to Receive Honorary Degree from Brandeis University

» NPR's Lost & Found Sound Web Site Wins Webby Award

» Public Radio Broadcasters from Around the World to Meet in Florida

» A Garland for Linda: The U.S. Broadcast Premiere From NPR and WNYC New York Program Includes an Interview With Sir Paul McCartney

» NPR® News Presents: The Changing Face of America Nationwide Live Forum Broadcast from Orlando, Florida

» Terrance McKnight and Melissa Gray of NPR Win Prestigious Awards From the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists

» The National Story Project on NPR

» NPR'S LATINO USA Wins 2000 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

» NPR'S Performance Today to Bring Music from the Virginia Waterfront International Arts Festival to Listeners Nationwide

» NPR Says FCC's Hastened LPFM Implementation Process Does Not Serve The Public Interest

» NPR'S Performance Today® Broadcasts Live From the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Michigan

April 2000

» NPR Names Jim Elder As Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

» NPR Celebrates Louis Armstrong's Centenial

» NPR Launches it's First Internet-Only Program All Songs Considered

» NPR Explores The Changing Face of America

» World Radio Network from NPR Brings China Radio International to America

» A Week-Long Look at Turning Kids on to Classical Music
on NPR's Performance Today

» NPR Supports HR 3439, The Radio Broadcasting Preservation Act of 2000

» Corporation for Public Broadcasting Invests Nearly $2 Million to Usher in Public Service Radio

March 2000

» NPR Wins Regulatory Approval for Cable Distribution in France

» Le CSA Autorise La Diffusion Par Câble De NPR Worldwide

» NPR Wins Two George Foster Peabody Awards

» Voices In The Night: NPR's Tribute To Jean Shepherd Harry Shearer Celebrates A Forefather Of Radio Storytelling

» NPR Launches Unprecedented Radio Drama Starring Robin Williams, Richard Dreyfuss, and 75 Others

» Susan Feeney Joins NPR's Morning Edition as Senior Editor

» Murray Horwitz, Receives Distinguished Award From the French

» NPR Files Petition for Stay of FCC Low Power FM Rules

February 2000

» NPR Celebrates Women's History Month

» Album Produced by NPR Wins a Grammy Award

» NPR's Talk of the Nation Explores "The Changing Face of America."

» NPR Creates New Southwest Border Beat

» NPR Names Kathryn Dole As Director, National Affairs

January 2000

» Aaron Copland Premiere Airs on NPR's Performance Today

» NPR Names MJ Bear As Vice President, NPR Online

» NPR Names Juan Williams as New Host for Talk of the Nation

» NPR Creates Ombudsman Position, Appoints Jeffrey Dvorkin To Post