Boise State Public Radio

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Boise State Public Radio: • Produces and broadcasts quality educational, informational, and cultural programming that entertains as well as informs; • Develops and implements cost-effective distance learning technologies; • Provides opportunities for students to work in a professional broadcast environment.


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168 Pieces

Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra features lively interviews with today’s leading writers about ideas and issues that matter today. Join us each week for thoughtful interviews centered around books on a broad range of topics, from world politics and scientific discovery to the best in literary fiction.

Latest Pieces

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Pulitzer Prize winner Matt Richtel explores the allure and dangers of texting while driving in his compelling and timely book.

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 is the topic of the book by author and guest, Mary Elise Sarotte. Her book is "The Collapse: The Accidental Op...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:01
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Blaser, a microbiologist and physician, discusses how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
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Investigative reporter Julia Angwin talks with Host Bob Kustra about her book, “Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a Wor...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 30:31
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We continue our conversation with Daniel James Brown, author of "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Ber...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:50
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Brown discusses his bestseller about an underdog American rowing team and their quest for gold at at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 29:47
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Lawrence Goldstone, author of "Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, And The Battle To Control Th...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Nicholas Car about his book, "The Glass Cage: Automation and Us."

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Barry Svrluga about his new book, "The Grind: Inside Baseball's Endless Season."

  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 30:41
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with the Washington Post's Peter Finn about his fascinating book.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:10