The Bob-a-thon!

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The Bob-a-thon!

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From the XM Satellite Radio Press Release:
XM, the nation?s leading satellite radio service with more than 7.6 million subscribers, will broadcast a 48-hour marathon of XM Public Radio?s (XMPR) flagship program, ?The Bob Edwards Show,? it was announced today. Premiering Saturday, May 12 at 8AM ET on XMPR (XM 133), ?The Bob Edwards Show? Marathon will feature some of Edwards? best moments from his nearly three year?s on XM, just a few days before the public radio icon?s 60th birthday.

?The Bob Edwards Show? Marathon will include nearly 50 interviews with some of the most notable personalities from the worlds of politics, entertainment, publishing and the arts, including among many others:

? Actors George Clooney, and Philip Seymour Hoffman;
? Best-selling authors David McCullough and Maya Angelou;
? Political figures Al Gore and Bob Dole;
? Journalists Walter Cronkite and Bill Moyers;
? Musicians David Crosby and Jeff Tweedy of the band Wilco;
? Humorists Harry Shearer and Garrison Keillor; and
? Edwards? original reporting from the Appalachian region of Kentucky for his award-winning radio documentary, ?Exploding Heritage.?

The marathon will be available through XM Radio Online (, XM?s Internet streaming service. Fans across the country will be able to hear the ?Bob Edwards Show? Marathon and the entire XM Radio Online channel lineup at no cost by registering for a free three-day trial.
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