NPR is ending the 21-year-run of "Talk of the Nation" in June, and will replace it with an expanded edition of "Here & Now" from Boston-based WBUR.
Neal Conan (pictured), who has hosted "Talk of the Nation" for 11 years and been with NPR for 35, will leave daily journalism when the show stops production, NPR said.
"Here & Now" will be expanded from one to two hours and will be updated for different time zones. It will fill provide total hours of news programming, from noon to 4 p.m. ET, between "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered."
The show is hosted by Robin Young, and...