Tag Archives : National Public Radio

News · Politics

NPR and the Nation

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
By Laura Baudo Sillerman

It seems as though the least we can do is inform ourselves about our National Public Radio system and its actual practices.

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Emotional Health

The Compass Rose: Living Incognito

By Ainslie Jones Uhl
One of the more surprising perks of our relocation from North Carolina to California has been the thrill of complete anonymity. I did not think I would ever see this as a benefit, but now that I have gotten past the loneliness, I luxuriate in obscurity. I can take my morning walk without putting on lip gloss or even combing…
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News · Politics

Jacki Lyden: Iran at Another Crossroad

By Jacki Lyden
It seems like only yesterday I was driving, through the middle of the night, down Vali-Asr street in downtown Iran, behind the wheel of a blue truck we called the Bas-Mobile. The flames of workers’ fires lit the streets. The gurgling of small streams beside the long avenues could be heard. The scene was romantic and exhilarating, because so much…
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News

Jacki Lyden: Meeting Amy Adams

By Jacki Lyden
When I watch the Oscars this weekend, or, more accurately, watch them while hosting on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” I’ll be thinking of a lunch I had sometime before Christmas.  I met the actress Amy Adams on Dec. 3rd at the Gramercy Park Hotel for that lunch.   I had been thinking for a long long time what I…
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Fashion & Beauty

Report from a Quick Dinner: Multi-tasking is Women’s Work

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen Dinner for three turned into dinner for five, as so often happens with women as we think of another way to network and mentor.  We over 40 understand the magic of unexpected encounters. Jacki Lyden, of National Public Radio fame, invited me to join a dinner last night with a mutual friend (and the owner of…
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