90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station

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WBUR, 90.9 FM, is Boston’s NPR news station, and the home of nationally syndicated programs, including On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Car Talk, reaching millions of listeners each week on NPR stations across the United States and online. WBUR provides listeners with thorough coverage of local, national and international news from NPR, Public Radio International and the BBC, in addition to its own locally produced content. WBUR has a dedicated newsroom reporting original, local content throughout the day, as well as Radio Boston, a daily news magazine examining issues, news, people and places through a distinctly Boston lens.

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As baby boomers age, Alzheimer's disease could become the nation's greatest health care crisis. Is there an effective treatment on the horizon? Might the disease be prevented? Will we provide enough funding for Alzheimer's research, and to care for those stricken by the disease? We look for answers to those questions in this five-part series.

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JFK Library forums recorded and edited down to roughly 52 minutes each. A script with suggested language for reading in and out of each program is included. There are no internal breaks.

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Stories about the profound effect one act can have on a life.

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Journalist Charles Sennott retraces Jack Kerouac's cross-country journey of discovery


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Caption: Bernice Osborne Pollard and her 74-year-old mother, Mary Osborne, who is in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, Credit: Deb Becker/WBUR
Alzheimer’s is the incurable disease that destroys memory, speech and function. Scientists say the number of Americans with Alzheimer's may triple...

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Recorded at the JFK Library on April 13th, 2009

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Recorded at the JFK Library on March 16th, 2009

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Recorded at the JFK Library on January 25th, 2009.

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Recorded at the JFK Library on January 27th, 2009.

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