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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.

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Way Of The Samurai Deceptikon
Tokyo Ghost Stories Arovane
Cry Osaka Cry Arovane
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While You're Fading Stèv
Lain Is Dreaming Stèv
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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': The Radio News Show That Almost Wasn't

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

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Blue (Ascension) Sleepstream
9 Ghosts I Nine Inch Nails
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Haunt Rival Consoles
Love Movin' J Dilla & Black Thought
So Far to Go J Dilla, Common, D'Angelo
Red Peppers J. Rawls

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

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