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Happy New Year and (founding) Mother's Day

Our first broadcast of the year features a shorter program--one hour instead of two--and some tweaks to the JX format. And it features a chat about some key figures in the early days of public radio in America, as profiled by Lisa Napoli in her book Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR.

Susan Stamberg and Linda Wertheimer joined the author for a book-club Zoom session organized through the Ashland branch of OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. KOBI-TV (NBC 5) owner Patsy Smullin joins Geoffrey Riley in this interview launching a new year and a revamped JX.

The interview had to be edited for air, but the attached file is the full session.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily news program focused on issues, people and events across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the program's senior producer, Charlie Zimmermann is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.