Deep in the recesses of the World Headquarters of NewsCut, there is a picture on a wall of the original employees of Minnesota Public Radio. Young Garrison Keillor, Michael Barone, and Gary Eichten standing with three others.
All of them were men. That’s the way radio was back then. Men. It wasn’t a place for diversity. Read more →
It’s unusual to read a story by NPR’s Nina Totenberg that doesn’t involve the U.S. Supreme Court; this one involves a violin.
But Totenberg has a personal connection to the violin, made by Antonio Stradivari in 1734. It was stolen from her father, virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg, 38 years ago before it was recovered in 2015. Read more →