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In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR's doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary...

Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career, "hired to write for every small paper in Washington, D.C., just as it was about to fold," saw that jink broken in 1984, when he came to NPR.

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NPR commentator Bonny Wolf grew up in Minnesota and has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in New Jersey and Texas. She taught journalism at Texas A&M University where she encouraged her student, Lyle Lovett, to give up music and...

Brett Pejsa, “Guitarist at Large”, is a barefoot finger-picking musical community of one. He has surrendered himself to“Brett-ify” every song he touches: Uncle Jerry and the Grateful Dead mixed with Rocky Mountain Jeep Cowboy and a splash of...

NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies, including transportation and homeland security.

With more than 30 years of experience at NPR, Naylor has...

Bruce Auster is NPR's National Security Editor. He's headed the unit since it was established in 2008. Auster directs NPR's coverage of international security issues from Washington – including stories involving the U.S. military, the National...

A recent returnee to Mancos and Montezuma County and on to my third stints as a DJ.  I enjoy putting together what I hope are interesting blends of music from a wide range of genres and periods with a few twists and turns.  Something the...

Caitlin loves Celtic music of all shapes and sizes, visits Ireland every chance she gets, reads Irish + Scottish Folklore, history, poetry, and comes from a long line of Wild Irish and Highland men and women.

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