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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Bill Siemering on the Early Days of NPR, 'Hollywood Heyday,' 'Joy Ride'

Thursday on Lake Effect:

We speak with Bill Siemering, one of the people who shaped NPR and its signature show, All Things Considered, about the formative days of the network. Then we learn how a Midwestern teenager's obsession with the Golden Age of Hollywood turned into a book 40 years later. Plus an engineer from Trek Bikes talks about how a bike works with how it looks.


  • Bill Siemering, Wyncote Foundation
  • Dave Fantle, author, Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interviews with Golden Age Legends
  • Graeme Reid, Museum of Wisconsin Art; Steve Baumann, Ben Fullterton, Kurt Heggland, and Eric Maves, Trek Bicycle