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Listener supported : the culture and history of public radio

Author: Jack W Mitchell
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"National Public Radio's first employee, Jack W. Mitchell, examines the dreams that inspired those who created it, the all-too-human realities that grew out of those dreams, and the criticism public radio has incurred from both sides of the political spectrum. The first producer of NPR's legendary "All Things Considered," Mitchell tells the story of public radio from the point of view of an insider, a participant,
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Genre/Form: Public affairs radio programs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Jack W., 1941-
Listener supported.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(OCoLC)654648786
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack W Mitchell
ISBN: 0275983528 9780275983529 0313361800 9780313361807
OCLC Number: 56608245
Description: xiv, 219 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The progressives --
Pioneers --
Public radio --
Purposes --
All things considered --
All things reconsidered --
Morning edition --
Weekend edition --
Performance today --
Talk of the nation --
Marketplace --
Critics on the right --
Critics on the left.
Other Titles: Culture and history of public radio
Responsibility: Jack W. Mitchell.
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