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December 2005

» NPR News Investigates Conflicting Views About Rebuilding The New Orleans Levees Before The Next Hurricane Season In Special Report Airing On Today's All Things Considered

» NPR To Offer Gavel-To-Gavel Coverage And Daily Wrap-Up Program Of Samuel Alito Confirmation Hearing

» The Godfather of Soul James Brown Feels Good With New Live, Online NPR Concert, December 28

» Sacred Classics, Original Choral Music Series, to be Distributed by NPR for Sunday Mornings, Beginning January 1

» Robert Krulwich Returns To NPR

» Morning Edition Series "Hidden Kitchens" Honored with Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award

» NPR's Annual New Year's Music Special to be the First Live National Music Broadcast from New Orleans Since Katrina

» NPR Acquires Exclusive National Distribution of From The Top, Radio's Premier Showcase for America's Finest Young Musicians

» NPR News Investigates Death of Jamaican Detainee in U.S. Detention Center Due to Substandard Medical Care, on All Things Considered December 5

November 2005

» NPR Music to Feature Two New Online-Only Concert Performances November 30 and December 6: Iron and Wine with Calexico, Sinead O'Connor with Sly & Robbie

» Liane Hansen And Neal Conan Go Where They've Never Gone Before: As Husband-And-Wife Co-Hosts

» Magician Penn Jillette's Essay on How Not Believing in God Makes Him a Better Person on NPR'sThis I Believe, November 21...

» Groundbreaking 22-minute First-person Documentary About Adult Survivor of Childhood Lobotomy to Air on All Things Considered, November 16

» NPR Doubles Its Podcast Content to 33 Titles, Launching Today

» Michael Feinstein Named Co-Host of NPR's Live Broadcast of Porgy and Bess, on November 12

» NPR News to Explore Terrorism in the Horn of Africa In Five-Part Series on All Things Considered, November 7 - 11

October 2005

» NPR News Details the Final Hours of the Only Abu Ghraib Detainee Whose Death Was Ruled Homicide and Examines Trail of U.S. Accountability on Today's All Things Considered

» NPR to Explore Crucial Global Health Issues in Multi-Part Series Beginning October 29 on NPR News Magazines

» NPR/National Geographic's "Radio Expeditions" Visits Heaven On Earth - The Ancient Indian City Where Krishna Followers Believed He Lived - In Three-Part Series Airing On Morning EditionOctober 31-November 2

» We Wondered, 'Who In Television Would Have The Guts To Take Him On?" — Journalism Pioneer and NPR Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr On Working With Murrow, Six Decades As A Groundbreaking Journalist And The Current State Of News And Broadcasting

» NPR to Offer Landmark Live Broadcast on November 12 Of Porgy and Bess, On Gershwin Opera's 70th Anniversary

» Legendary Oral Historian, Author and Radio Personality Studs Terkel Offers Personal Essay onThis I Believe on NPR's Morning Edition, October 24

» Senator John McCain Contributes Personal Essay to NPR's This I Believe, on the October 17 Edition of All Things Considered

» NPR Music's Hit Online-Only Concert Series Has Been Listened to More Than A Quarter Million Times

September 2005

» In Exclusive Interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg, Justice Stephen Breyer Offers Insight into the Supreme Court And The Major Issues They Face

» Greg Chapman of Houston, TX to be Broadcast Essayist On October 3 Edition of This I Believe, NPR Series Exploring Personal Values

» Sixth Edition of Top-Selling Compilation CD Series "I heard it on NPR" To Be Released September 27

» NPR's This I Believe Features Essay by Cleveland's Ted Gup On September 12 Edition ofMorning Edition

» Bill Gates Personal Essay on NPR's This I Believe, September 19

» WBGO Jazz88.3FM and NPR to Produce Worldwide Radio Broadcast Of Landmark "Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Concert," September 17

» NPR News Explores How Hurricane Katrina Planning Tragically Went Awry in Special Report Airing on Today's All Things Considered

» NPR Music's Hit Online-Only Concert Series Returns With Two New Concert Performances September 11, 27: Sigur Ros and The White Stripes

» NPR Offers Gavel to Gavel Coverage and Daily Wrap Up of John Roberts Testimony (Editors: Note Revised Information)

August 2005

» NPR's This I Believe Hits 5000 Listener Submissions

» Gloria Steinem's Personal Essay on NPR's This I Believe, August 22

» NPR Listener and USA WEEKEND Magazine Reader Ruth Kamps of Waukesha, WI to be Broadcast Essayist On August 15 Edition of This I Believe, NPR Series Exploring Personal Values

» Live from Washington, D.C. to the World

July 2005

» NPR Names Three Outstanding Scholars To Its First Kroc Fellowships

» Deirdre Sullivan of Brooklyn, NY to be Broadcast Essayist On August 8 Edition of This I Believe, NPR Series Exploring Personal Values

» Jackie Lantry of Rehoboth, MA to be Broadcast Essayist On August 1 Edition of This I Believe, NPR Series Exploring Personal Values

» Arab Bloggers, Televangelists, Music Videos, Reality TV and More

» HIV/AIDS Doctor's Personal Essay Coming to This I Believe

» Iranian-Born Novelist and Professor Azar Nafisi's Personal Essay on This I Believe, the NPR Series Exploring Values

June 2005

» Phyllis Allen of Fort Worth, TX to be Broadcast Essayist On July 11 Edition of This I Believe

» Social and Political Commentator Andrew Sullivan's Personal Essay on This I Believe

» Help An Oscar-Winning Sound Editor Search For Sound For His Next Movie

» Newt Gingrich Contributes Personal Essay on June 27 Edition of This I Believe

» Debbie Elliott Named Weekend Host of All Things Considered

» Fifty-One Years After Contributing to Edward R. Murrow's Original Series, Elizabeth Deutsch Earle of Ithaca, NY Is Essayist for NPR's New This I Believe

» Steve Porter of Cleveland, MO Chosen As Broadcast Essayist For This I Believe Series

» NPR's Performance Today Performs Undiscovered Bach Aria

» NPR To Distribute World Cafe from WXPN Philadelphia

» NPR Listener Colleen Shaddox of Hamden, CT Chosen As Broadcast Essayist For This I Believe

» NPR's Jason Beaubien Honored with "Award for Excellence in International Reporting" by InterAction

» Former President Clinton is guest for one-hour special edition of NPR's Talk of the Nation, Friday, June 3

May 2005

» Frederic Reamer of Providence, Rhode Island and Sarah Adams, Seattle, Washington, Join Colin Powell, John Updike, Norman Corwin and Isabel Allende as Broadcast Essayists On New NPR Series Exploring Personal Values, "This I Believe"

» Congressmen Blumenauer and Gillmor Receive Public Radio Leadership Award

April 2005

» NPR's April 28 Morning Edition Breaks Broadcast Exclusive About Discovery Of Iconic American Bird Considered Extinct for 60 Years

» NPR's Tomorrow Radio Initiative Brings Multicasting to Digital Radio

» NPR Wins Peabody Award for Iraq Reporting

» NPR's Car Talk Listeners Pick Ugliest New Car

» NPR's Daniel Zwerdling Wins Investigative Reporters & Editors Top Award For Radio

March 2005

» NPR Programs, Member Stations Attract Record-Breaking Audiences

» NPR Presents This I Believe

» NPR's Nina Totenberg Wins Prestigious Carr Van Anda Award

February 2005

» Andi Sporkin Joins NPR as Vice President, Communications

» NPR Presents New Series on Regional Theaters Airing on All Things Considered

» NPR Now Distributing the Live Evening News Program On Point

January 2005

» NPR's News & Notes with Ed Gordon to Launch January 31st

» NPR's Tomorrow Radio Revolution