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1993 at SPR

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February 

Recordings & Videos Sale at REI.

Feb 26 - Bombing of World Trade Center (North Tower) kills six.

Feb 28 - Waco Siege begins, ends 51 days later with many casualties including Branch Davidian leader Koresh.

 

March

Public Radio receives the duPont Golden Baton award for overall news excellence. First time that the duPont, Columbia’s highest honor, is given to news.  

 

June

New building signs donated by Screen Tech and installed by Owen Mir.

First free KPBX Kids’ Concert at Riverfront Park.

 

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KPBX sign on the Hoban building

July

Two specials about Ella Fitzgerald’s 75th birthday.

 

September 

Sept. 1 - KPBX Jazz cruise: Complementary taco bar, fiesta décor, and no-host beverage bar.

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Brian Flick was playing bass with Fuego on the KPBX Jazz cruise

October 

A Prairie Home Companion returns.

Shortened membership drive features performances by: Alex Bedini Trio, Jazz Sweet, Blues Review with live performances by Neil Elwell & guests.

November 

Planned airing of a special report on Florida’s Ginnie Springs called Water: Thirsting for Tomorrow - a combination of NPR and National Geographic.

CBC series: Cranial Pursuits—a series about human brains

December

Broadcast of the KPBX Kids’ Concert.

 

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