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Two Lions Of Journalism, Roaring To The Last

wshu.org — I think Ben Bradlee and Frank Mankiewicz knew the news business enough to realize that if two old lions die within a couple days of each other, they'll wind up sharing space in the same recollection on a weekly show. I knew Frank when he was president of NPR, and became a friend after he left.

Two Lions Of Journalism, Roaring To The Last

npr.org — I think Ben Bradlee and Frank Mankiewicz knew the news business enough to realize that if two old lions die within a couple days of each other, they'll wind up sharing space in the same recollection on a weekly show. I knew Frank when he was president of NPR, and became a friend after he left.

Ottawa Attacks: What We Must Do-and Not Do-in Response

cips.uottawa.ca — Locked in today at the University of Ottawa, looking down on the largely deserted canal bike path, several hundred metres from the cenotaph where this morning's horrifying events began, I was stunned. I was also shaking, and afraid-but not out of any sense of personal peril.

A Candidate With Low Poll Numbers, But High Hopes

wnyc.org — Dr. Doug Butzier died on duty this week. He was 59 and crashed in his own small plane flying home to Dubuque, Iowa. Doug Butzier was a former paramedic who put himself through medical school and became chief of the emergency room and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center and the Dubuque Fire Department.

A Candidate With Low Poll Numbers, But High Hopes

wabe.org — Dr. Doug Butzier died on duty this week. He was 59 and crashed in his own small plane flying home to Dubuque, Iowa. Doug Butzier was a former paramedic who put himself through medical school and became chief of the emergency room and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center and the Dubuque Fire Department.

Robot Bees Could Assist With Tricky Rescue Operations

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Robot Bees Could Assist With Tricky Rescue Operations

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A Candidate With Low Poll Numbers, But High Hopes

wvpublic.org — Dr. Doug Butzier died on duty this week. He was 59 and crashed in his own small plane flying home to Dubuque, Iowa. Doug Butzier was a former paramedic who put himself through medical school and became chief of the emergency room and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center and the Dubuque Fire Department.

A Candidate With Low Poll Numbers, But High Hopes

news.stlpublicradio.org — Dr. Doug Butzier died on duty this week. He was 59 and crashed in his own small plane flying home to Dubuque, Iowa. Doug Butzier was a former paramedic who put himself through medical school and became chief of the emergency room and medical staff at Mercy Medical Center and the Dubuque Fire Department.

Robot Bees Could Assist With Tricky Rescue Operations

wnyc.org — Robert Wood, an electrical engineer at Harvard's Microrobotics Lab, is engineering colonies of RoboBees. They don't sting, and they can be used for surveillance or crop pollination.
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Oct 31, 2014

Just had fun interviewing @JohnCleese who says he tells young comedy writer to steal good material, then learn from it.

Oct 31, 2014

7yr old about to be 8 & says she's willing to leave Nukka at home during the day. Not sure I am. pic.twitter.com/unJ9hNH2hp

Oct 31, 2014

@TamarGranor Tamar, can't be a picture of me in 1971. NPR didn't exist. I was still a boy. Etc. Not to say I wasn't a grisly-looking kid.

Oct 31, 2014

Daughter's Halloween costumest: Elsa & Witch Princess Witch. Was hoping for Ellen Johnson & Christine Legarde. Next year?

Oct 31, 2014

@daisygoodwinuk Daisy, I use a fountain pen. Feels nicer, encourages me to write. Or so I think...

Oct 30, 2014

RT @NPRGenListen: Who's rockin' a @ChicagoBulls jersey in a business suit? @NPRScottSimon - that's who! instagram.com/p/uyZtxOAL97/ #TBT #ThrowbackThursday

Oct 30, 2014

Honored to interview the great Jan Morris on her book on Carpaccio (painter, not appetizer)--& the love story of her life.

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