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4:14 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Reason #0.32 To Love NPR


Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 2:35 pm

It doesn't take much, but it means a lot. The yearly federal contribution to public radio per American is $0.32.

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This Is NPR
11:07 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

The Curious Listener: Ringing In The Laughter

Katie Burk NPR

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 5:31 pm

Car Talk hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi are a dynamic duo with a reputation for irreverent banter served alongside advice on automobiles and other of life's paramount dilemmas.

Each week you can hear the best of the past 25 years of their show on public radio stations and online. But some audience members hope for a different kind of listening experience.

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This Is NPR
5:14 pm
Sun April 21, 2013

NPR Generation Listen: Join The Tribe

Betsy Martin NPR

Originally published on Thu March 7, 2013 6:12 pm

Were you a backseat baby? Were you strapped into your car seat and forced to listen to NPR in the 80's and 90's? If so, high fives to your smart parents.

If you weren't force-fed, how did you discover us? We want to know. It's high time we got to know you in an intentional and meaningful way.

Join us on a new on-ramp to NPR that is quietly gaining speed: Generation Listen.

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This Is NPR
5:08 pm
Sun April 21, 2013

An Open Letter To Backseat Babies Everywhere

Masks created for NPR's Friday Night Spin party, featuring journalists (l-r) Melissa Block, Ken Rudin, Carl Kasell and Ari Shapiro.
Jess Schreibstein

Originally published on Fri April 12, 2013 5:15 pm

Dear Backseat Baby,

Hey. Yeah you, in the backseat! I know you're trying to pretend like you're not listening to whatever it is Mom or Dad have droning on through the car speakers, but you should listen up. It might not seem terribly important at the moment, but there are a lot of us working on the other side of that radio, and some day, you might too.

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