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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171 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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In an interview from our archives, host Bob Kustra talks with the Oscasr-winning actor about his memoir. Kennedy died Feb. 28, 2016.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Stephan Talty about "Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day."

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
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Newkirk and Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra discuss Newkirk's book about "The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga."

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:10
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Bestselling novelist Chad Harbach talks about his book with host Bob Kustra.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 30:26
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Witt and host Bob Kustra discuss Witt's latest project, "Cities, Sagebrush and Solitude: Urbanization and Cultural Conflict in the Great Basin."

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:21
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Host Bob Kustra and Goldstone discuss the book, which looks at the battle to control the skies during the early days of aviation.

Bought by KWMR

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 30:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Pilon about her bestseller, “The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game.”

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 30:11
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Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta discusses his memoir, "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace."

  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 30:50
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Host Bob Kustra and Gramer discuss his tale of espionage and intrigue.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:42
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Host Bob Kustra and Carlson discuss "Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey."

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 30:01