Bob Boilen talks about what’s hidden in ourselves from the famous Tiny Desk!

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In 1988, a determined Bob Boilen started showing up on NPR’s doorstep every day, looking for a way to contribute his skills in music and broadcasting to the network. His persistence paid off, and within a few weeks he was hired, on a temporary basis, to work for All Things Considered. Less than a year later, Boilen was directing the show and continued to do so for the next 18 years.

in 2000 Bob Boilen started the show All Songs Considered a weekly podcast and blog featuring new music discoveries. The show launched in 2000, with Boilen as its host. This CreativeMornings/DC talk will be at Bob’s desk – the actual place where NPR Music records the Tiny Desk Concert series!

Photo credit: Doby Photography/NPR

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It's really important in all of our lives, in what we do, we treat each other fairly and we give each other a chance; and we see the hidden talent in the person you work with, in your mother and father, in your your kids... — Bob Boilen

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