Honoring the Career of NPR Broadcaster Scott Simon

THU, JAN 30, 2020 (48:06)

Renowned American journalist Scott Simon is recognized by the New England Historic Genealogical Society at the Lenox Hotel in conversation with Margaret M. Talcott, curator of the American Inspiration author series. Simon has reported from all fifty states, five continents and ten wars.

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+ BIO: Margaret Talcott

Margaret Talcott joined American Ancestors/NEHGS in early 2019 in the role of Director of Signature and Literary Events, taking up the mission to educate, inspire, and connect people through dynamic events and speaker programs. She is responsible for conceptualizing and executing our quarterly benefit dinners, annual benefit gala, receptions, lectures and literary events, serving the broadest community including members, donors/supporters, and the general public. The programs she produces are aimed at enlightening audiences and advancing the organization, promoting a passion for literature and history, genealogical and intergenerational awareness. Image courtesy of NEHGS.

+ BIO: Scott Simon

Scott Simon is the host of NPR’s Weekend Edition with Scott Simon. He has reported stories from all fifty states and every continent, and has won every major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody, the Emmy, the Columbia-DuPont, the Ohio State Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the Sidney Hillman Award. He also hosts shows for PBS and appears on BBC TV. He is the author of the novels Pretty Birds and Windy City, the memoir Home and Away, and the history Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball. Image courtesy of Will O’Leary.

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