10 Questions for Garrison Keillor

The host of A Prairie Home Companion marks 40 years in radio. Garrison Keillor will now take your questions

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How has radio changed since you started your show?

Normandy Madden


Back in the day, you had to sit in front of a large wooden radio with columns like the Acropolis. You sat in the presence of radio, and you listened to it. Now you can pick it up and carry it. You can listen to anything you want, and the Internet brings radio anywhere around the world.

Which do you enjoy more, singing or storytelling?

James Browning


Oh, singing, because it's easy and you do it with other people. The singing that I do is duets. Singing...

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