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Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship
     

Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship

by Bob Edwards
 

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Radio host Bob Edwards tells of his 12 years with sportscaster Red Barber on National Public Radios (NPR) Morning Edition. Barbers commentaries on Fridays at 7:35 A.M. wove together tales from sports events past, his views of the current athletic scene, biblical allegories, historical references, & the latest goings-on among the flora & fauna of his garden. Those

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Radio host Bob Edwards tells of his 12 years with sportscaster Red Barber on National Public Radios (NPR) Morning Edition. Barbers commentaries on Fridays at 7:35 A.M. wove together tales from sports events past, his views of the current athletic scene, biblical allegories, historical references, & the latest goings-on among the flora & fauna of his garden. Those commentaries became one of NPRs best-loved features, & Barber became a grandfather figure for his listeners, dispensing wisdom & advice along with the anecdotes & reminisces. Through the years, their friendship grew & bloomed in full aural view of an appreciative audience. Photos.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Edwards, National Public Radio's Morning Edition host, reflects on 12 years with the late Red Barber, legendary sportscaster and radio personality. (Apr.)

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ISBN-13:
9780671870133
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
10/21/1993
Pages:
240

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