Retiring NPR Host Robert Siegel Talks About His Heroes and His Future

Jan 4, 2018

Robert Siegel of NPR. He retires this week after hosting All Things Considered for 30 years.
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One of public radio’s most familiar voices is signing off this week. Robert Siegel is hanging up the mic, and retiring from his gig hosting All Things Considered after 30 years. Siegel chatted with our News Director Steve Mencher. They started by talking about Robert’s colleague Susan Stamberg, whose voice changed radio in the U.S.

Listen to the entire interview below. Not included in the excerpt above is our brief discussion of real and fake news, and the difference between news that appears on the opinion pages versus what appears elsewhere in a newspaper.