People of IPR
Fri April 4, 2014
'As Night Falls,' it's Time for David Skorton
David Skorton used to open his Iowa Public Radio jazz show like this, "As night falls over the river city and all of eastern Iowa, it's time for jazz."
Skorton is the former president of the University of Iowa, and has served as president of Cornell University, and he will become the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute next year. You might remember his radio jazz show “As Night Falls” which he co-hosted with the late Frank Conroy. Hear about Skorton's expectations of his upcoming job: