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Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship Bob Edwards

Fridays with Red: A Radio Friendship

Bob Edwards

Published
ISBN : 9780671870133
Hardcover
240 pages
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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 athleticMoreRadio 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at 7:35 A.M. wove together tales from sports events past, his views of the current athletic scene, biblical allegories, historical references, & the latest goings-on among the flora & fauna of his garden.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.