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For immediate release
October 15, 2001

Robert Siegel to Speak About Recent News Events

SAN FRANCISCO - On November 1, All Things Considered host Robert Siegel joins KQED Public Radio 88.5 FM for an on-stage interview and discussion about his life as a journalist, his work with NPR and his thoughts about covering the news of the past two months. The interview will be conducted by Scott Shafer, host of KQED's The California Report & Bay Window. Audience members will have an opportunity to meet Siegel, ask questions and hear him talk about what goes on behind the scenes at America's most popular public radio afternoon newsmagazine.

Local NPR member station KQED 88.5 FM has broadcast All Things Considered since the program started 30 years ago and airs the program weekdays from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Robert Siegel has been host of All Things Considered for 14 years. This event is for KQED's major donors group, the Signal Society, and also their mid-level donor group, the Leadership Circle. The event is closed to the public, but members of the press are invited and encouraged to attend.

What: NPR's Robert Siegel speaks about his journalism experience

Who: Robert Siegel, Host of NPR's All Things Considered Scott Shafer, Host of KQED's The California Report & Bay Window

When: Thursday, November 1, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The City Club, 10th Floor; 155 Sansome Street; San Francisco; 415-362-2480

Contact: NPR: Gretchen Michael, 202-513-2313,
               KQED: Brian Eley, 415-553-2238,

Note: Robert Siegel is available for interviews during the afternoon of November 1, 2001