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Ira Glass talks ethics, Mad Men, and his St. Charles visit

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“This American Life” creator and host Ira Glass pulls back the curtain on his popular public radio show this Saturday at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles. 

His one-man show “Reinventing Radio” offers a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making the award-winning program. WNIJ’s Susan Stephens spoke with Glass this week about what to expect.

Player 1: The Barely-Edited Version. More details on the Mike Daisey scandal, advice for budding radio hosts, and the spin-off show he'd like to see.  19 minutes.

Player 2: As aired on WNIJ 4/12/12.  5 1/2 minutes.

For more information about Ira Glass' live show, Reinventing Radio, Saturday in St. Charles: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wnij/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&eventID=1229932

 

 

 

Susan is an award-winning reporter/writer at her favorite radio station. She's also WNIJ's Perspectives editor, Under Rocks contributor, and local host of All Things Considered.