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This is NPR

Everybody picks on National Public Radio.

Day after day, hour by hour, NPR tries to provide its audience with the most honest, insightful, thought-provoking, eclectic, and entertaining programs on the air. Like Sisyphus pushing his stone up the hill, NPR tries to educate the public in order to create a truly enlightened democracy. But Sisyphus never had to contend with the slings and arrows of detractors who want to keep the stone on the plain, such as:

Educating America’s public is truly a Sisyphean task. In honor of this noble–albeit absurd–effort, National Public Radio has been nominated for this week’s Sisyphus Award.


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