The 21st Show

The 21st Reflects On NPR50 Past And Future


May 3, 2021 marked 50 years since National Public Radio debuted All Things Considered. For much of this year, the network and its member stations are reflecting on the past 50 years, the present and future of where NPR needs to go to continue to thrive. Our three guests have long associations with NPR and/or NPR member stations in Illinois.


Yvonne Boose, Arts & culture reporter, Northern Public Radio in DeKalb

Gwen Macsai, Award-winning radio producer and podcaster, writer, and host

Jay Pearce, General Manager, WVIK-FM in the Quad


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