Category Archives: Bob Edwards Archives

Now that I have become “Chief Archivist” of The Bob Edwards Show material, I want to share it with other fans of the program and its host.

Leon Fleisher, renowned Baltimore concert pianist, dies at 92

Leon Fleisher on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude on The Bob Edwards Show

Christo and Jeanne-Claude on The Bob Edwards Show Continue reading

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Al Gini and Eugene B. Bergmann on The Bob Edwards Show

Al Gini on leadership and Eugene B. Bergmann on Jean Shephard Continue reading

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John Prine dies at 73 of coronavirus

John Prine on The Bob Edwards Show. God. Damn. This. Thing. Continue reading

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Max von Sydow, Swedish star of Bergman films, ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at 90

Max von Sydow, Swedish star of Bergman films, on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

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Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS News Anchor, Is Dead at 85

From the New York Times: Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS News Anchor, Is Dead at 85 Yes, I know, I am terribly late at posting this; I have a lot of reasons, but no excuses. The first time Jim Lehrer visited … Continue reading

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October Fourth, Two Thousand and Four.

October 4th, 1957. Forty-seven years ago today, the Soviet Union successfully launched the world’s first artificial satellite. Sputnik was only about the size of a basketball, weighed just 183 pounds, took 98 minutes to orbit the earth, and only stayed … Continue reading

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Norton Juster and Rain Perry on The Bob Edwards Show

One of the things I love about The Bob Edwards Show is the frequent odd yet pleasing juxtapositions the shows could have. Take this one…first up is renown children’s author Norton Juster, followed by singer-songwriter-filmmaker-playwright Rain Perry. From Bob’s introduction: … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison, Nobel laureate who transfigured American literature, dies at 88

From the Washington Post: Toni Morrison, Nobel laureate who transfigured American literature, dies at 88 In December of 2008, Bob Edwards spent an entire program with Toni Morrison, discussing her career and her then-new book A Mercy. The program’s introduction: … Continue reading

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Dr. John, flamboyant soul of New Orleans music, dies at 77

From The Washington Post: Dr. John, flamboyant soul of New Orleans music, dies at 77 In April of 2010, The Bob Edwards Show took a trip to The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to collect interviews that ran that … Continue reading

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Peter Bogdanovich on The Bob Edwards Show

Peter Bogdanovich is the director of The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon, Daisy Miller,” and “Mask;” but is also known for his vast knowledge of filmmaking, and the amazing friends he made along the way. From the program’s introduction: He … Continue reading

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An “Occupational Hazard”: Rape in the Military

In conjunction with BobEdwardsRadio.com and our own BobEdwards.Info, over the next few weeks (ok, ok, that might have been painfully optimistic, but hey…) we’re going to post “the documentaries,” the special programs built to perform a deep-dive into a specific … Continue reading

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Fourteen Years Ago Today…

Fourteen years ago, the first Bob Edwards Show was aired on XM Satellite Radio. Here’s what the beginning looked like from the control room! Continue reading

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Marc Fisher on The Bob Edwards Show

Marc Fisher, author of Something in the Air: Radio, Rock, and the Revolution That Shaped a Generation talks to Bob Edwards. Continue reading

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Somedays are Arts and Crafts…and the Edwards Show

Sometimes I get WAY too involved with the Bob Edwards Show stuff. Here I explain how I just had to create some microphone flags… Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain has died at 61

Anthony Bourdain has died; appearances on The Bob Edwards Show posted. Continue reading

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The Mirage of War Documentary

The Bob Edwards Show documentary, The Mirage of War: A Day in the Life of the Army’s National Training Center Continue reading

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Philip Roth Dies at 85

RIP Philip Roth, heard here on The Bob Edwards Show Continue reading

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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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