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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Host Bob Kustra and author Erik Larson discuss Larson's latest bestseller, "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania."

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 30:33
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Baime about the role Detroit played in helping arm America for World War II.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:19
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Host Bob Kustra and Hampton Sides discuss the riveting true story of a "grand and terrible" polar voyage.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2015
  • Length: :30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Evison about "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving," soon to be a major motion picture.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:01
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Levinson, a former finance and economics editor at The Economist, discusses the compelling history of what was once the world's largest retailer.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 30:41
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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