Diane Rehm poses for a portrait at her home in January. After more than three decades and thousands of programs, she's stepping away from the broadcast microphone. Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio's Diane Rehm, A Mainstay Of Civil Discourse, Signs Off

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Joshua Johnson is "cocreator and host of the provocative nationwide public radio series, Truth Be Told, which explored race in America," member station WAMU wrote in a press release. He will be the host of 1A, the new show taking over the time slot currently held by The Diane Rehm Show. Stephen Voss/Courtesy of WAMU hide caption

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