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'The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR'

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Lisa Napoli

Fifty years ago, National Public Radio launched, fueled early by novice broadcasters who would invent a new sound for public airwaves and change the nature of news, including the roles available to women.

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Fifty years ago, National Public Radio launched, fueled early by novice broadcasters who would invent a new sound for public airwaves and change the nature of news, including the roles available to women. Biographer Lisa Napoli joins us to talk about "Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR."