April 18, 2019
e-Newsletter
Contents:
  • Morning Edition reports from China
  • Remembering the bombing
  • Student podcasters wait...
  • Rock 'n' Roll giveaways
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Morning Edition Heads for China
Later this month, China holds a gathering of world leaders that might be seen as a showcase for Beijing's global ambitions. NPR's Steve Inskeep and a crew from Morning Edition are planning to be there as part of an exploration of ways that China is challenging the United States on the global stage. Listen for their reporting and watch our website beginning Friday, April 26.

NPR Named News Service Brand Of The Year
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According to the 2019 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study , NPR is both the 'Most Loved Brand' and the 'Brand of the Year' in the News Service Brand Category. That category includes newspapers, news websites, wire services and news aggregators. The study is scored on three key factors: familiarity, quality and consideration.

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Sunday Radio Matinee : 'That April Morning'
Marking the 24th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, KGOU will rebroadcast our one-hour documentary 'That April Morning' as our Sunday Radio Matinee on April 21 at 12 p.m. Listen over the air or on demand from the archives:

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Mister Ed with Wilbur Post (played by Alan Young) on the set of the TV show, which aired from 1961 to 1966. Credit: IMDB
How Curious: Is Mister Ed Buried in Oklahoma?
A horse is a horse, of course of course...but is the famous 'talking' horse Mister Ed really buried in Oklahoma? KGOU's Claire Donnelly investigates on the next episode of How Curious. Listen Monday, April 29 during the newsmagazines or on your favorite podcast app -- subscribe so you never miss an episode.

Student Podcast Challenge
Student Podcast Challenge Winners To Be Announced
NPR’s Education Team has narrowed down thousands of submissions to the first-ever Student Podcast Challenge, a contest for middle- and high-schoolers with entries from every state in the country. The suspense is almost over -- winners will be announced early next week. Tune in to the newsmagazines for excerpts and links to the best of this student-made content.
Ticket Giveaways
OKC Broadway - RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles
In celebration of the anniversary of  Abbey Road , RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles celebrates the greatest hits of this iconic album, along with other early Beatles favorites. OKC Broadway presents RAIN at the Civic Center Music Hall, and we are giving away tickets to the performance on Friday, April 26. Enter our drawing for your chance to win two tickets.

The Killers at Zoo Amphitheatre
World renowned Alternative/Indie Rock band The Killers bring their Grammy-nominated talents to the Zoo Amphitheatre in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 7. We've got a pair of general admission tickets to give away; enter our drawing for your chance to win.

Congratulations to Our Winners
In our last issue we gave away tickets to Lee Rocker at OCCC to our winners Kyla and Jonathan; we also gave away a pair of tickets to Canterbury Voices' performance of Carmina Burana to our winner Mary Ann. Hope you enjoyed the shows!
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