Pat Herbert was just a boy in 1947 when the All-Ireland Gaelic Football Final was played, for its first and only time, in New York instead of Ireland. The rural village where he lived had not yet recovered from World War II, and the broadcast made a huge impression on him, along with a single green "wireless"light shining in the dark.
When armed men stormed into Bonesha FM this morning and shut down the Burundian radio station, it was only the latest act in an ongoing radio war between pro- and anti-government forces in the country.
David Tennant is already famous in the United Kingdom for his performance on Doctor Who, a long-running BBC sci-fi show. Now he's made history on another popular British program of a very different kind.
When Deepak Singh first arrived in the United States, the memory of a prized portable radio brought him to RadioShack, the store that produced his beloved set. He ended up taking a sales job there, an unlikely position that gave him an unexpected view of America.
The familiar song that starts PRI's The World won't be quite as familiar today. Our signature tune is getting an update after 18 years, and composer Eric Goldberg explains how he gave a fresh sound to our theme.
The BBC returns to Zimbabwe with a day of live broadcasting from the African country. The Africa Have Your Say' program comes from Chitungwiza, a Soweto-like' township outside Harare. The hometown of host Farayi Mungazi. Marco Werman talked with him.
Today radio listeners in Afghanistan were treated to a new station and a new program ï¿½ Good Morning Afghanistan! The radio station is for the British armed forces in Afghanistan. We speak with Dusty Miller, the station manager and morning host.
One of Israel's most popular weathermen retired last month after delivering weather updates on Hebrew-language radio for 39 years. Israelis loved listening to Robert Olinsky for his thick American accent. Daniel Estrin has the story.
A Boston Haitian mother was reunited with her son yesterday. The BBC's Creole-language radio program helped reunite Penaisse Macary with his mother, Simone Macary. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Simone Macary on today's program.
Moscow is 11 hours behind Vancouver, so Russians are having a hard time keeping up with the latest Olympic news. That's where the fast-talking, joke-cracking trio from Russia's AUTORADIO comes in. The World's Andrea Crossan has more.
The United States government is mounting a counter-propaganda offensive in Afghanistan to combat the Taliban's media successes. Journalist Douglas Wissing reports on the ?radio war? raging in eastern Afghanistan.