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The 5pm Post – GWU Hosts NPR’s ONLY 40th Anniversary Celebration Apr. 11

by Prince Of Petworth April 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user BrennaLM

The opportunity to celebrate with Audie Cornish, Cokie Roberts and Susan Stamberg can’t come along too often…

From an email:

Celebration of Prof. Chris Sterling and NPR’s 40th Anniversary

Monday, April 11, 2011
6:15 p.m.

Free and open to the public: NPR’s Audie Cornish, Cokie Roberts and Susan Stamberg will join SMPA’s Professor Christopher Sterling and Director Frank Sesno for a lively look at the history and future of public radio and its impact on our society.

The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) and the GW Global Media Institute invite you to join us Monday, April 11 at seven o’clock in the evening in the Jack Morton Auditorium to honor the career of retiring Professor of Media and Public Affairs Christopher H. Sterling (a member of the faculty since 1982), and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of NPR.

A reception preceding the event will take place on the second level of the GW Media and Public Affairs Building (805 21st Street, NW) from 6:15pm-7pm.

NPR’s Audie Cornish, Cokie Roberts and Susan Stamberg will join Professor Sterling, SMPA Director Frank Sesno, and NPR’s Acting Senior Vice President of News, Margaret Low Smith, for a lively look at the history and future of public radio and its impact on our society.

You can RSVP here.

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