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Morning Stories; Letter to Bob


Charles Elias phoner session with Tony Kahn

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Morning Stories
Letter to Bob
Series Description

Radio Unforgettable stories from everyday people, produced and directed by Tony Kahn.

Morning Stories was the first weekly podcast in public broadcasting, as well as being featured in the launch of the iTunes podcast store. MORNING STORIES earned a number of awards, including a Gabriel and a medal from the New York International Festival. Series release date: 2004-2008

Program Description

On the 18th of February, 1951, Corporal Robert L. Knapp died in the Korean War. 47 years later, Helaine Golann finally said goodbye. Also, Charles Elias, a Marine medic in Iraq, talks about missing his weapon.

Thanks to Magnatune recording artist Ehren Starks for the use of "One Big Hope" in the production of this week's podcast.

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Mott, Gary (Series Producer)
Kahn, Tony (Series Producer)
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