A. Barton Hinkle on Public Radio Pledge Drives


It's officially spring, which means it's officially pledge drive season for public radio. In his latest column, A. Barton Hinkle imagines what's really going through a public radio announcer's head as he begs listeners to continue funding three uninterrupted hours of vintage Appalachian pennywhistle and jaw-harp recordings from the Great Depression, each Wednesday night at eight.