1994 for SPR

May 12, 2020

“Cures & Costs: Healthcare Reform in America” moderated by Doug Nadvornick


“Wade in the Water: African American Sacred Traditions” series with NPR & The Smithsonian


“Cures & Costs: Healthcare Reform in America” public issues forum presented by SPR and the Spokane Public Library with Doug Nadvornick moderating and a huge panel.


“Breaking the Cycle: How Do We Stop Child Abuse” – four-part series from NPR with local series hosted by Doug Nadvornick with local experts and listener call-in.

Apr 8 – Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist for rock group Nirvana, found dead of apparent suicide.


Maya Angelou will host City Arts of San Francisco.

Mothers Day special surveying religious music, “Music of the Spirit: A Celebration of Inspirational Music from Gregorian Chant to Amy Grant.”

July 1994


Family storytelling program: Rabbit Ears Radio with lots of notable names. Hosted by Mel Gibson on Fridays at 6:30, with lots of nifty musicians also.


Larry Josephson hosts “Bridges: A Liberal/Conservative Dialogue.”

Several July specials: Capitol Steps, Royal Blues, etc.

July 4th radio spectacular by the Cincinnati Pops; Civil War concert by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason; music in the time of war; Cooking special: “4th of July Table”; American Roots.


Performance Today critic Ted Libby helps NPR & KPBX celebrate classical music month with a top 10 list of music for starting a classical music library.

Brian Flick


Gonzaga faculty jazz quartet featured in the KPBX Kids’ Concert.


Bruce Davis starts Big Band Era Jazz, produced by Jazz Director Brian Flick.

Jim Tevenan, host of Vox Humana and sometimes classical music, joins the staff.



KPBX airs Winter Solstice: 15th annual winter consort solstice celebration amongst other numerous holiday programs.