April 21, 1996 |
We used to call them piano hobbyists, and that is as good a description as any: devotees of music who know a little bit about a lot of things in the world of piano, who play a little or a lot and who spread enthusiasm about their chosen obsession. Noah Adams, a broadcast personality who has been a familiar and reassuring voice on National Public Radio for 22 years, is one of them--but more articulate than most.
April 18, 1996 |
As the genial host of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," Noah Adams must have more friends than he can imagine. But he's making a lot of new ones as a result of his new book, "Piano Lessons: Music, Love & True Adventures." "It's amazing what's happening," Adams said recently from his home in a Washington, D.C., suburb. "People come up to me after I talk [on the book tour] and tell me a story. "Each encounter takes about seven or eight minutes.
November 29, 1992 |
NOAH ADAMS ON "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED" by Noah Adams (Norton: $22.95; 332 pp.) Radio requires a different pace, and a different kind of concentration, than do more overwhelming media like film and television. The listener has to pay attention to what he or she hears, and block out the rest; has to fill in the images that correspond to what is being said.
May 10, 1989 |
Political correspondent Linda Wertheimer, a familiar voice to National Public Radio listeners, will become a host of NPR's "All Things Considered" program starting Monday. She'll be part of a rotating roster with Robert Siegel and Noah Adams that will allow each of the hosts time away from the microphone to pursue signature pieces and in-depth stories. Wertheimer has been covering politics for NPR since 19771.
December 26, 1988 |
Award-winning journalist Noah Adams--the former host of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," who left the network last year to start a new variety radio program--will return as host of NPR's afternoon daily newscast this February. "I've missed journalism and especially the relationship that ("All Things Considered") has with its listeners," said Adams, who previously hosted the program for 10 years. "This is my radio home and I'm happy they've welcomed me back."