Author Archives: Charlie Summers

The King of Kong…or…um…

Weeks ago, final Bob Edwards Show Executive Producer Chad Campbell alerted me to a news article directly focused on an interview the show broadcast over eleven years ago. Before we get to that news article, let’s revisit the interview itself. … Continue reading

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Carl Kasell 1934-2018

From The Washington Post: NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves dies at 84 Back in 2010, shortly after Carl retired from the daily newscast, he sat down in the studio with Bob for a relaxed conversation … Continue reading

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Stories from Third Med: Surviving a Jungle ER

The Bob Edwards Show documentary Stories from Third Med: Surviving a Jungle ER Continue reading

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The Invisible: Children Without Homes Documentary

The next documentary…The Invisible: Children Without Homes. Continue reading

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Exploding Heritage Documentary

The documentary Exploding Heritage, dealing with mountain-top removal mining. Continue reading

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Dangerous Crossings, Part 2

Dangerous Crossings, Part 2. Continue reading

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Dangerous Crossings, Part 1

The first in the Bob Edwards Show documentary series; Dangerous Crossings, Part 1. Continue reading

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Bob Edwards’ Conversation with Ben Bradlee

Bob Edwards takes a road trip to the Washington Post offices for a conversation with Ben Bradlee. Continue reading

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Keely Smith on The Bob Edwards Show

Keely Smith on The Bob Edwards Show Continue reading

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Sue Grafton on The Bob Edwards Show

From The New York Times: Sue Grafton, Whose Detective Novels Spanned the Alphabet, Dies at 77 In 2005, Ms. Grafton visited The Bob Edwards Show (Bob in Washington, D.C. and Ms. Grafton in New York at Jazz at Lincoln Center) … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Buck Owens

Author Randy Poe on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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Peter Ames Carlin on Bruce Springsteen

Peter Ames Carlin’s final visit to The Bob Edwards Show dealt with his biography of The Boss, Bruce Springsteen. From the introduction: In the 1970’s, Bruce Springsteen emerged from the Jersey shore to be hailed as the future of Rock … Continue reading

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Peter Ames Carlin on Paul McCartney

Peter Ames Carlin on Paul McCartney Continue reading

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Peter Ames Carlin on Brian Wilson

Peter Ames Carlin talks Brian Wilson on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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Buck O’Neil

One of, if not the, best interviews ever on the program; Kansas City Monarchs first basemen John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil. Continue reading

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Fred Foy Memoir

Received the following today from Wendy Foy, daughter of announcer, actor, and friend Fred Foy: Lone Ranger fans here is a once in a lifetime chance to obtain a very limited piece of broadcast history. As you know Fred Foy … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh and Michael Caine

Sir Michael Caine and Sir Kenneth Branagh visited The Bob Edwards Show (interviewed from the New York studios) in 2007 to promote their new film, Sleuth, a re-imagining of the 1972 film written by Anthony Shaffer and based on his … Continue reading

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The 13th-year Anniversary. But 12 Years Ago…

On the thirteenth anniversary of the premiere broadcast of The Bob Edwards Show, we’re celebrating…the first anniversary. No, really. Continue reading

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Rodney Crowell & Mary Karr on The Bob Edwards Show

Rodney Crowell & Mary Karr on The Bob Edwards Show Continue reading

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Jerry Lawler & Chad Shaffler on The Bob Edwards Show

Professional Wrestling on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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