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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168 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 Goldstone discuss the book, which looks at the battle to control the skies during the early days of aviation.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 30:15
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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
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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