All Things Considered was the first public radio program
ever inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. This evening drive-time
news and information program was created by Bill Siemering and began
on National Public Radio on May 3, 1971.
All Things Considered offers listeners an intelligent, in-depth
examination of the days events, offering features that stretch
from around the world to America's backyard. The show features a
lively mix of hard news, feature stories, commentaries, and cultural
reviews, linked together by musical stitches designed to evoke an
Radio Hall of Fame inductee Susan Stamberg was the program's first
anchor. Today, senior host Robert Siegel and his colleagues anchor
a brilliantly produced program, offering reports from NPRs
bureaus in Washington, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and London,
as well as from NPR member stations and freelance reporters from
around the world. Regular contributors have included Nina Totenberg,
Sylvia Poggioli and Daniel Schorr.
All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs
on public radio and has garnered some of broadcasting's highest
honors, including the Peabody, DuPont and Overseas Press Club awards.
All Things Considered was inducted into the Radio Hall of
Fame in 1993.
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