Bob Edwards, 2004 News

beloved radio show anchor, was reassigned from host of National Public Radio's ?Morning Edition? to senior correspondent. Edwards hosted the popular early-morning show since its inception, 25 years ago. The move was widely criticized by listeners. NPR said his removal was part of an attempt to refresh its programming. In October, he made the leap to XM Satellite Radio, a pay service, hosting a one-hour morning program.

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