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.

Series

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165 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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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...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • 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."

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • 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
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Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra talks with Chad Harbach about his bestselling novel.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:11
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Host Bob Kustra and Pisar continue their conversation, including how Pisar rebuilt his life after the end of World War II and his work as an intern...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:30
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Samuel Pisar, author of the 1979 memoir, "Of Blood and Hope" shares stories from his extraordinary life. He died last month at age 86.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:30