Category Archives: News

Links from around the web, usually accompanied by ascerbic comments.

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday, April 14th, 2009: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Friday, November 22nd, 2013: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Friday, November 22nd, 2013 [59:30m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today, Television | Leave a comment

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday, December 9, 2008: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday, December 9, 2008 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Anthony Bourdain has died at 61

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Monday, August 8th, 2005: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Monday, August 8th, 2005 [59:16m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday, July 25th, 2006: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday, July 25th, 2006 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Philip Roth Dies at 85

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Wednesday, September 17, 2008: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Wednesday, September 17, 2008 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Friday, August 24th, 2007: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Friday, August 24th, 2007 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

The Invisible: Children Without Homes Documentary

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Thursday, December 27th, 2007 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Dangerous Crossings, Part 1

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

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Thursday, March 9th, 2006: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Thursday, March 9th, 2006 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

My Comments to the FCC Regarding the Removal of Net Neutrality Rules

Submitted to the FCC in reference to Proceeding 17-108; specifically referencing comments by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying that what matters is the quality, not the quantity of the comments, preferring a single well-argued legal brief over potentially millions of … Continue reading

Posted in General, News | Leave a comment

David Broder on The Bob Edwards Show

An hour with the late David Broder on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Monday October 4th, 2010: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Monday October 4th, 2010 [59:22m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | 1 Comment

Frank Deford, legendary sportswriter and commentator, dies at 78

The late Frank Deford on The Bob Edwards Show Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday May 22nd, 2012: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday May 22nd, 2012 [54:34m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Don Rickles, lightning-fast launcher of comic insults, dies at 90

From The Washington Post: Don Rickles, lightning-fast launcher of comic insults, dies at 90 I say this with all love and respect, having been a fan of your work for as long as I can remember: “Get outta here, you … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Jimmy Breslin, Legendary New York City Newspaper Columnist, Dies at 88

The late Jimmy Breslin on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Thursday, February 28th, 2008: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Thursday, February 28th, 2008 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author and Filmmaker, Dies at 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author and Filmmaker, Dies at 51 – we celebrate her life by listening to her appearance on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday October 16th, 2012: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday October 16th, 2012 [59:30m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Mose Allison, jazz-blues musician, dead at 89

The late Mose Allison on The Bob Edwards Show. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Tuesday October 5th, 2004: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Tuesday October 5th, 2004 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Obituary: Robert Vaughn

Link to an obituary for Robert Vaughn. Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen, singer-songwriter of love, death and philosophical longing, dies at 82

Leonard Cohen Obituary, and his hour with Bob Edwards. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Friday, May 26th, 2006: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Friday, May 26th, 2006 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

RIP Former Attorney General Janet Reno

Bob Edwards’ conversation with the late Janet Reno. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Thursday, September 27th, 2007: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Thursday, September 27th, 2007 [59:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI

The Bob Edwards Show from Friday February 21st, 2014 and his interview with John and Bonnie Raines and reporter Betty Medgser. Continue reading

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show Script for Friday February 21st, 2014: Download

icon for podpress  The Bob Edwards Show for Friday February 21st, 2014 [59:30m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Posted in Bob Edwards Archives, News, Radio Today | Leave a comment

Another Cloud Storage Service Dies

A little after noon today I started going through my normal routine, “leveling-up” on the China free cloud storage service 360 Weiyun. But I noticed I couldn’t get the 10 points for file sharing, since it wouldn’t let me share … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Storage, General, News | Leave a comment