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Re: NH Public Radio cutting

At 10:40 PM -0500 2/11/01, David W. Harris wrote:
>From 11 tonight until 5 tomorrow morning, New Hampshire Public Radio
>will air classical music off the bird.  This will mark the end of nearly
>20 years of bringing classical to this part of the world.  NHPR's new
>lineup, heavy on news and talk, officially starts Monday but some
>changes have already occurred.  Jazz already bit the dust last month.
>Friday night jazz has been replaced in recent weeks by satellite
>classical programming, and Saturday nights have featured The Thistle &
>Shamrock and American Routes in the timeslots they're supposed to occupy
>under the new lineup.  I heard former NHPR jazz host Al Davis doing a
>WGBH overnight shift a few weeks ago.

I find it rather contradictory that while NHPR is touting this change 
as one that will address the local needs and concerns of the people 
of New Hampshire, in reality they are mostly adding NPR and PRI 
material to their schedule.
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH