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A staff photo taken during the early days of Morning Edition. Co-host Bob Edwards is in the back row, standing seventh from the left among the three men in glasses. His co-host, Barbara Hoctor, sits on the table at right, holding a mug. Hoctor left the show after a few weeks. Edwards was host until 2004, when he went to SiriusXM. Stan Barouh/NPR hide caption

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Morning Edition Turns 40

'Morning Edition': The Radio News Show That Almost Wasn't

Morning Edition debuted on Nov. 5, 1979. The newsmagazine show had a rocky beginning, including a total revamp of hosts and leadership, an internal boycott by reporters and resource challenges.

A staff photo taken during the early days of Morning Edition. Co-host Bob Edwards is in the back row, standing seventh from the left among the three men in glasses. His co-host, Barbara Hoctor, sits on the table at right, holding a mug. Hoctor left the show after a few weeks. Edwards was host until 2004, when he went to SiriusXM. Stan Barouh/NPR hide caption

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'Morning Edition': The Radio News Show That Almost Wasn't

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Two women sit, with their faces covered, at a drug treatment center in Kabul, Afghanistan. Musadeq Sadeq/AP hide caption

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Women And Children Are The Emerging Face Of Drug Addiction In Afghanistan

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Jamie Marchi says she's faced backlash since making sexual harassment allegations. "The front door to my house has been posted online; my fiancé's children's names have been posted online," she says. Courtesy of Leslie Boren hide caption

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For Many #MeToo Accusers, Speaking Up Is Just The Beginning

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