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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161 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 talks with Pamela Newkirk about her book about a young African man who was displayed in a cage in the Bronx Zoo in 1906.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2016
  • Length: 29:51
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Host Bob Kustra continues his conversation with Jonathan Katz, author of "The Big Truck That Went Way." Also featured is Boise State University Fre...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 30:11
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Katz about his book, "The Big Truck that Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster."

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 30:56
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Clive Thompson about this book, "Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing our Minds for the Better."

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:06
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NPR's Fresh Air book critic Maureen Corrigan discusses her book about the enduring appeal of "The Great Gatsby"

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 30:50
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Millard about her bestseller, "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President"

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 30:02
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Charles Fountain about his book, "The Betrayal: the 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball."

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  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 30:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with James Barrat about his book, "Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era."

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:51
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Egan about his latest bestseller, "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero"

  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 30:46
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Host Bob Kustra and author A.J. Baime discuss "The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War."

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:07