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1995 at SPR

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January

KPBX celebrates its 15th anniversary!

 

February

Radio series goes inside the Gingrich revolution: 13 week series.

Announcer profile on Lakshmi Singh (now an NPR newscaster).

 

March 

SPR Health Forun: Cures & Costs, an update on healthcare reform in WA.

Presented on-air Timber Summit by Doug Nadvornick.

 

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April 

NPR Airs Eugene O’Neill’s play Lazarus Laughed.

Apr 19 – Oklahoma City federal building is bombed, claiming the lives of 168 victims and injuring more than 680.

 

May 

Peter Schickele, from Schickele's Mix, comes to Spokane May 23 for Thank You Concert in cooperation with EWU.

June 

Public Forum on “NW Environment: Taking Responsibility” at city council chambers.

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Kids' Concert in Coeur d'Alene

August

Kids’ Concert in Coeur d’Alene at City Park: Spokane Brass Works performed.

Aug 9 – Jerry Garcia, guitarist for Grateful Dead, dies of heart attack at 53.

Aug 24 – Windows 95 is released, becoming the most successful operating system ever produced.

September 

An evening with Bob Edwards, host of Morning Edition.

Patrick Klausen joins staff after interning from SFCC.

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Spokane Area Children’s Chorus

October 

Spokane Area Children’s Chorus performs for Kids’ Concert.

Wynton Marsalis and Billy Taylor both have new Jazz shows.

November 

Highlights include: Klezmer Conservatory Band on A Prairie Home Companion and Arturo Sandoval on Jazz at the Kennedy Center.

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