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Hackett, Jeanie


JEANIE HACKETT has played lead roles on Broadway and has worked extensively off-Broadway and in major regional theaters. TV credits include The West Wing, NYPD Blue, Judging Amy, Boston Public, Chicago Hope, and many others. She is the co-artistic director of L.A.'s Antaeus Company, and has written two books on acting.
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Hamel, Gary


GARY HAMEL is founder and chairman of Strategos. He is also a visiting professor of strategic and international management at the London Business School and the Thomas S. Murphy distinguished research follow at Harvard Business School. He lives in Woodside, California.
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Hamilton, Allen


ALLEN HAMILTON has worked in regional theaters throughout the country—in Minneapolis, Boston, Arizona, Los Angeles, Chicago, St. Louis and Washington D.C. He has appeared on Broadway and London's West End. He has acted in dozens of television movies and feature films.
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Hansen, Liane


LIANE HANSEN is the long-time host of NPR’s award-winning Weekend Edition Sunday and foil to Will Shortz for the Sunday Puzzle segment. She brings to her position an extensive background in broadcast journalism, including work as a radio producer, reporter, and on-air host at both the local and national level. She has received an Emmy Award for “She Says/Women in News” (narrator) directed by Barbara Ricks. Hansen was also part of NPR's coverage of Sept. 11, which received the 2001 Peabody Award.
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Hayden, Naura


NAURA HAYDEN is an actress, singer, and author of five best-selling books, including Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Energy, But Were Too Weak to Ask, and Isle of View (Say It Out Loud). She lives in Manhattan.
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Hazlett, Deborah

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Heald, Anthony

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Heaney, Seamus


SEAMUS HEANEY is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995.
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Hedges, Chris


CHRIS HEDGES is The New York Times bestselling author of American Fascists and War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. He was a member of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for The New York Times coverage of global terrorism. Hedges graduated from seminary at Harvard Divinity School and is a Senior Fellow at The Nation Institute. He lives in New Jersey.
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Hegg, Tom


TOM HEGG is a writer, teacher, and actor. He performed for many seasons at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and currently teaches drama to students in grades 7-12. He and his wife Peg live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
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Heinemann, Larry


LARRY HEINEMANN is the author of three novels: Close Quarters (1977), one of the earliest novels of the Vietnam War; Paco's Story (1987), winner of the National Book Award and the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award; and Cooler by the Lake (1992). He lives in his native city of Chicago, Illinois.
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Herrmann, Edward

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Hill, Jill

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Hodge, Douglas

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Hogg, Tracy


TRACY HOGG was a British-trained nurse, midwife, and nanny who cared for more than 5,000 babies and witnessed more than 4,000 births around the world. She was a member of the United Kingdom Central Council for Nurses and Midwives, and worked with the World Health Organization to promote women's health in countries as diverse as Sweden and India. Upon it's publication in 2001, Secrets of the Baby Whisperer became an instant bestseller, as did Hogg's two followup works. She died in 2004 after a battle with cancer.
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Holliman, Earl

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Hoopes, Wendy


WENDY HOOPES works in film, television, and theater. Among her credits: voices for the MTV animated series Daria.
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Hope, William

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Hordern, Sir Michael

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Howard, Ken

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Huber, Hillary


HILLARY HUBER had hundreds of commercial voiceovers and promos under her belt when she was bitten by the audiobook bug in 2005. She now records books on a regular basis and delights in the tradition of long form storytelling.
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Huffington, Arianna


ARIANNA HUFFINGTON is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of many books including Fanatics and Fools and How to Overthrow the Government. She holds a master's degree in economics from Cambridge University. Her column appears in newspapers across the country, including The Los Angeles Times and New York Daily News. She has made guest appearances on numerous television shows including The O'Reilly Factor, Larry King Live, Oprah, and The Today Show. She lives in Los Angeles.
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Humphreys, Josephine

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Hutton, Rif

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Ifill, Gwen


GWEN IFILL is moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and senior correspondent of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Before coming to PBS, she was chief congressional and political correspondent for NBC News, and had been a reporter for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and Boston Herald American. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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Ivey, Dana

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Ivey, Judith


JUDITH IVEY's award-winning career spans 30 years on stage, screen, television, and audiobooks. She is married, with two children.
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Jackson, Phil

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Jacobi, Derek

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James, Lloyd

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James, Nikki

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Jenkins, George


GEORGE JENKINS is a dentist at New Jersey's University of Medicine and Dentistry.
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Jennings, Waylon

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John, O'Hurley


JOHN OHURLEY is the host of NBCs The National Dog Show. He is well-known for his award-winning role as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, and as the ultimate champion of Dancing with the Stars.
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Johnson, Peter


Reader PETER JOHNSON has narrated numerous history and nonfiction works, including 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus.
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Jones, Clayton

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Jones, John

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Jones, Simon


"Originally from Wiltshire, England, award-winning narrator SIMON JONES is perhaps most often recognized as ‘Arthur Dent’ in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (both radio and TV versions) or as ‘Bridey’ in the classic TV mini-series “Brideshead Revisited”.

He has been seen in such films as Privates in Parade, Brazil, 12 Monkeys, Miracle on 34th Street (remake), and Devil’s Own; most recently on TV as a judge in OZ and as ‘C.S. Lewis’ in PBS’s A Question of God; and regularly on stage, including 10 major roles on Broadway. In 2004 his audio book narrations won him AudioFile magazine's ""Golden Voice"" award, and Publisher’s Weekly ""Narrator of the Year."""
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Jordan, Hamilton


HAMILTON JORDAN directed Jimmy Carter's campaign for the presidency and served as Carter's chief-of-staff; he later wrote the best-selling book Crisis, which recounts Carter's secret negotiations to free the American hostages in Iran. Since his Washington days, Mr. Jordan has been an investor, advisor, and board member of a variety of successful companies and start-ups. He currently works very closely with several nonprofit organizations dedicated to medical research. He lives in Atlanta.
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Jordan, Shirley


Hailing from Connecticut, by way of New York, SHIRLEY JORDAN has appeared in numerous stage, television productions, and commericals. Her TV credits include Ally McBeal, The West Wing, Friends, CSI, Angel, and Judging Amy.
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Kalember, Patricia

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Kalomeer, Bob

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Kasell, Carl


Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's "oddly informative" weekly hour-long news quiz program. Over 1.8 million listeners on over 332 stations nationwide turn in to hear host PETER SAGAL lead a group of panelists and listeners through a series of games designed to test their knowledge of the week's news—and showcase their wit. NPR newscaster CARL KASELL serves as judge and scorekeeper. When not touring, the program is recorded at the Bank One Auditorium in Chicago.
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Keillor, Garrison


GARRISON KEILLOR is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast.

Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Kellgren, Katherine


KATHERINE KELLGREN is a New York-based actress who works on stage and in film and television. She has recorded several award-winning audiobooks and numerous plays for radio, including one Peabody Award winner.
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Kennedy, Mimi


Actor and director MIMI KENNEDY is known to many as Dharma's mother in the television series Dharma and Greg. She also appeared in the Broadway and road companies of the show Hair. Mimi Kennedy got her start in theater with the Rochester Community Players, appearing in Agatha Christie's Spider Web when she was 12 years old.
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Kesey, Ken


KEN KESEY was born in 1935 in Colorado and grew up in Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he received a Stegner fellowship from Stanford University, where he studied fiction under Wallace Stegner, Malcolm Cowley, and Frank O'Connor. Kesey's first two novels, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion, brought him great literary fame. His other books include Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, The Further Inquiry, and the novels Sailor Song (1992) and, with Ken Babbs, Last Go Round. His children's books include Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear and The Sea Lion. Kesey died in 2001.
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Kilian, Kristin

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Kimmel, Haven


HAVEN KIMMEL is the author of A Girl Named Zippy, She Got Up Off the Couch, and Something Rising (Light and Swift), all available from HighBridge Audio. She studied English and creative writing at Ball State University and North Carolina State University, and attended seminary at the Earlham School of Religion. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
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King, Stephen


STEPHEN KING is a prolific and perennially bestselling author and a recognized master of the horror genre. He was the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
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Kling, Kevin


Humorist and playwright KEVIN KLING grew up in Osseo, Minnesota, and now lives in Minneapolis. He built his reputation telling tales of Minnesota, with plays such as “21A” and “Fear and Loving in Minneapolis,” and has performed around the United States and in Australia, Sweden, and Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a frequent guest commentator on NPR.
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Kressley, Carson


CARSON KRESSLEY is the fashion stylist of the Fab Five from Bravo's hit show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. He is an independent stylist who spent many years working with Polo Ralph Lauren as Associate Director of Creative Development. He also supervised fashion styling for the company's retail advertising campaign. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Gettysburg College with degrees in Finance and Fine Art.
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Kristofferson, Kris

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Krulwich, Robert


Host ROBERT KRULWICH is an award-winning correspondent for NPRs Science Desk and co-hosts WNYCs NPR-distributed scientific documentary series Radio Lab. He has been called "the most inventive network reporter in television" by TV Guide. His own humorous outlook on the news can be seen inBackfire, a semi-fictional year-in-review Krulwich hosts with friends Jane Curtin, Buck Henry and Tony Hendra.
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Lamia, Jenna


JENNA LAMIA has one countless awards for her narration of such audiobooks as The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Witness, and The Secret Life of Bees.
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L'Amour, Louis


LOUIS L’AMOUR (1908-1988) was born in Jamestown, North Dakota. He left school at 15 to travel the world. While in his thirties, he began writing novels about life on the Western frontier. His first big success, Hondo, was made into a John Wayne movie. L’Amour wrote 100 books in all, which sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and several short stories.
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Landvik, Lorna

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Larkin, Pete


PETE LARKIN has wide and deep voiceover and on-camera experience and has worked in virtually all media. In addition to his extensive narration and theater work, he has served as the public address announcer for the New York Mets from 1988-1993 and as a radio personality in Baltimore, Washington and New York.
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Lawler, Mara

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Lawrence, Julie

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Layton, Tristan


TRISTAN LAYTON has appeared in plays in London and New York. In addition to appearing as a host on television, he is a much sought after voiceover actor for documentaries and TV and radio commercials. He lives in New York.
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LeDoux, David


Stage and screen actor DAVID LEDOUX has lent his voice to several Audie® Award-nominated audiobooks.
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Lefkow, Laurel

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Leslie, Don


DON LESLIE has appeared on and off Broadway as well as in over fifteen feature films and various episodic television shows. He is an accomplished audiobook narrator and also voices commercials, on-air narrations, and movie trailers.
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Lester, Loren

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Leyva, Henry

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Lopez, Barry


BARRY LOPEZ is the author of four works of nonfiction including Artic Dreams (winner of the National Book Award) and Crossing Open Ground, seven works of fiction including Light Action in the Carribean and Winter Count, and a novella-length fable, Crow and Weasel. His work appears regularly in Harper's, The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, and elsewhere. His numberous honors also include Pushcart Prizes in fiction and nonfiction, a Governor's Award, and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Oregon with his wife Sandra, a book artist.
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Lopez-Morillas, Julian

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Lubatti, Henri

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MacKenzie, Kate

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Maclean, John

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Maclean, Norman


NORMAN MACLEAN grew up in and around Missoula, Montana, where he worked in logging camps and for the U.S. Forest Service. He attended Dartmouth College and taught English for 46 years at the University of Chicago. He began writing A River Runs Through It in his 70s, at the request of his children. His son John remembers him as "the greatest man in the world to go fishing with."
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Magliozzi, Ray


TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI (better known to their fans as Click and Clack, The Tappet Brothers) are the hosts of NPR's Car Talk a syndicated weekly call-in program broadcast nationwide to over 600 stations and heard by over 4.4 million listeners. Winner of the Peabody Award, Car Talk has been providing advice since 1977. Tom and Ray live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Magliozzi, Tom


TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI (better known to their fans as Click and Clack, The Tappet Brothers) are the hosts of NPR's Car Talk, a syndicated weekly call-in program broadcast nationwide to over 600 stations and heard by over 4.4 million listeners. Winner of the Peabody Award, Car Talk has been providing advice since 1977.
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Malcolm, Graeme

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Manning Rubin


MANNING RUBIN, a former Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson and Senior Creative Supervisor at K2Digital, Inc., is now at work on several new books. A communications and advertising professional, actor, lecturer, and author, he leads workshops on neurobics. He lives in Pawlet, VT.
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Manz, Charles

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Marlo, Coleen

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Marshall, Alexander

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Marshall, Joseph


JOSEPH M. MARSHALL III, is a historian, storyteller and member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. His six previous books include The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living, for which was a finalist for the PEN Center USA award in 2002. Raised by his grandparents, Marshall exclusively spoke Lakota until the age of eight; his grandfather also taught him the primitive craft of making bows and arrows.
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Martin, Janet

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Marx, Judith

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McConnohie, Michael

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McDonald, Beth


BETH MCDONALD is a sought-after narrator and voice talent who has narrated many bestsellers. An audition coach and acting teacher as well as a working actress, the Juilliard graduate has appeared across the country in regional theatre and on Broadway. Her television credits include recurring roles on All My Children and As the World Turns. She appeared in Mona Lisa Smile and several independent feature films.
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McInerney, Kathleen

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McIntire, Kate

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McKenna, T.P.

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McKerracher, Mark

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McLarty, Ron

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McMillan, Terry

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McSorley, Gerard

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Meier, Paul

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Miller, Kate

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Molina, Alfred


Reader ALFRED MOLINA stars as Levin in the acclaimed film version of Tolstoy's classic. A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, he has appeared in many films, including The Da Vinci Code and Chocolat.
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Montagne, Renée


RENÉE MONTAGNE is host of NPR’s Morning Edition, the most widely heard broadcast news program in the United States. Since 2004, she has been broadcasting from NPR West in Culver City, California, with cohost Steve Inskeep in Washington. In 1994, she and a team of NPR reporters won a prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for coverage of South Africa’s historic presidential and parliamentary elections. Montagne has been honored by the Overseas Press Club for her coverage of Afghanistan, and by the National Association of Black Journalists for a series on Black musicians going to war.
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Moore, Ruth


RUTH MOORE is a veteran audiobook narrator. Born in Britian, she now resides in the U.S., where her career has covered everything from standup comedy to Shakespeare.
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Morelock, Bill

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Morris, Cassandra


CASSANDRA MORRIS has done voiceover work for Disney, appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, and can be seen in the future film Double Parked.
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Moyers, Bill

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Mulgrew, Kate


KATE MULGREW, best known as Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager, has been nominated for the 2003 Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Solo Performance and the 2003 Lucille Award for Outstanding Actress.
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Mullen, James

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Nakasone, Aiko

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Nelson, Bob

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Nelson, Suzann

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Nelson, Willie

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Nielsen, Stina


STINA NIELSEN has appeared on Broadway, London's West End, and at many regional theaters. Her TV credits include primetime slows, soap operas, and commercials. She has narrated over 175 audiobooks, including The Accidental and Year of Wonders.
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Nordling, Jeffrey


JEFFREY NORDLING has been working on stage and screen for 20 years.
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Novak, Matilda

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O'Neal, Janet

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O'Neill, Heather


HEATHER O'NEILL has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway plays. Her audio narration credits include Blessed Are the Cheesemakers, The Accidental, Field of Blood, and The Dead Hour.
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Oreskes, Daniel


In addition to his Broadway appearances, DANIEL ORESKES has appeared in such films as The Thomas Crown and Devil's Advocate. His TV credits include The Sopranos, Third Watch, Law & Order, New York News, and The High Life. He has been honored for his audiobook narration of The House of Scorta and Suite Française.
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Osgood, Charles


In addition to anchoring CBS News Sunday Morning, CHARLES OSGOOD also anchors and writes The Osgood File, his daily news commentary broadcast on the CBS Radio Network. His commentaries have drawn one of the largest audiences of any network radio feature. Osgood was called “one of the last great broadcast writers” by his predecessor on Sunday Morning, Charles Kuralt. Osgood was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1990. He has won numerous awards and honors, including three Emmys and three Peabodys.
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Star Wars Radio Drama