The Takeaway

Weekdays 11 a.m. - Noon
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The Takeaway is America's conversation, offering a breadth and depth of world, national and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.  The show features critical conversations, live reports from the field, a platform for commentary and analysis, and listener participation. 

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August 11, 2017 - John Hockenberry steps down as host.

May 23, 2017 - Host John Hockenberry speaks in Eugene as part of KLCC's 50th Anniversary Celebration.  The event is sponsored by the Lane Community College Presidential Lecture Series. Talk is at 7 pm, followed by 50th Anniversary Reception.

August 2015 - Congratulations to The Takeaway for winning the Salute to Excellence Award from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) for, "Under Her Skin:  Living With Breast Cancer."  The award recognizes journalism that best covers issues affecting the worldwide black community. 

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August 2014The Takeaway has created the following timeline combining all the salient events that have unfolded since the Ferguson MO incident took place, along with some of the program’s coverage of the issue:

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