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NPR’s Robert Siegel Reflects on His Life in the News

Middlebury ~ Robert Siegel, co-host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered daily news program, will reflect on his career in the news and the journalistic changes he has seen along the way in a talk at Middlebury College on November 1 at 7:00 pm. His talk, “Considering All Things,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. The talk will take place in Wilson Hall in the McCullough Student Center.

Siegel is senior host of NPR’s award-winning evening news magazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosts the country’s most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reports on stories and happenings all over the globe. As a host, he has reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He has received numerous awards for his work. He became host of All Things Considered in 1987.

About First Wednesdays

The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Middlebury are held at Ilsley Public Library unless otherwise noted. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public. See the full schedule of Middlebury First Wednesdays talks.

The statewide underwriters for the First Wednesdays 2017-2018 series are the Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation, The National Life Group Foundation, and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

The First Wednesdays 2017-2018 series in Middlebury is underwritten by The Residence at Otter Creek.

“Considering All Things” is underwritten by Vermont Public Radio.

Ilsley Public Library is underwritten by Friends of the Ilsley Library.

For more information, contact the Ilsley Public Library at 802.388.4095 or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or , or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

About Vermont Humanities Council

Vermont Humanities Council is a private nonprofit working to bring the power and the pleasure of the humanities to all Vermonters—of every background and in every community. The Council strives to make Vermont a state in which every individual reads, participates in public affairs, and continues to learn throughout life. Because Ideas Matter.