NPR en Politics and a Pint with Don Gonyea <p>Taped on Tuesday 12/17/13 as part of the IPR Insight Series, this is a special edition of <em>River to River</em> with NPR’s Don Gonyea, recorded before a live audience in Des Moines. Host Ben Kieffer asks Gonyea about the 2013 political year, his career, and his connection to Iowa. IPR also tests Gonyea’s Iowa knowledge with a bit of trivia.</p><p></p><p><strong>Top five moments and quotes from the night:</strong></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:42:39 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Emily Woodbury, Katherine Perkins & Ben Stanton 33755 at Politics and a Pint with Don Gonyea Iowa Public Radio Board Fires CEO <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio’s top leader, Mary Grace Herrington, has been fired by the organization’s board of directors. The board voted 6-1 Tuesday to dismiss Herrington. She had been the organization’s chief executive officer since 2009.</p><p>The lone dissenter, Mark Braun, is a new IPR board member and the interim Vice President for Strategic Communications at the University of Iowa.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:14:25 +0000 Sarah McCammon 16529 at Iowa Public Radio Board Fires CEO NPR's Tinsel Tales 2 <p>NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host of festive voices. Continuing with the tradition of the first <em>Tinsel Tales</em> program, this is another collection of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer 12621 at NPR's Tinsel Tales 2