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Re: Lydon resigns from WBUR

At 7:22 PM -0500 3/1/01, Kevin Vahey wrote:
>BOSTON - Christopher Lydon, host of the popular public radio call-in show
>``The Connection,'' left WBUR-FM radio with his producer Thursday, just
>weeks after a feud with the station led to their suspensions.
>In a written statement, Lydon and senior producer Mary McGrath said ``WBUR
>walked away from the discussion entirely,'' and that their relationship
>with the station has been marked by ``bad faith'' for many months.

So, after you get past the "suit" talk, they were fired for making 
excessive demands.  In my opinion, it was a well deserved firing.  If 
WBUR had given into their demands, it would have greatly hurt their 
efforts to solicit donations from their listeners.
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH