A Prairie Home Companion: News from Lake Wobegon

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Revisit memorable performances of Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon, from rebroadcasts of the live public radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Garrison created A Prairie Home Companion in July 1974 and hosted for 42 years, until July 2016. Enjoy classic tales from the town where "all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.” Produced by American Public Media. Twitter: @prairie_home

He's going to make America safe again by wiping out spiders.
"Summer has finally arrived and the birds are singing. Everything is green and people are planting now in a fury of gardening." Barbara Ann Bunsen sends her daughter to a self-esteem program, memories of great old storytellers who have passed away, and the town celebrates Memorial Day.
You know their voices from public radio but do you know who they are as people?
A song about the recent reaction to a certain presidential candidate.
Garrison and Heather Masse sing about the rivers of Virginia.
"Summer has finally arrived and the birds are singing. Everything is green and people are planting now in a fury of gardening." Barbara Ann Bunsen sends her daughter to a self-esteem program, memories of great old storytellers who have passed away, and the town celebrates Memorial Day.
He's going to make America safe again by wiping out spiders.
Garrison's song about the Battle of the Argonne Forest and World War I, featuring Heather Masse and Rich Dworsky and the band.
Garrison sings about spring happenings around the lakes of Minneapolis.
A brief word about coffee...
A few limericks for the cities of Minnesota...
Garrison celebrates the orderly streets of Minneapolis.
Garrison and Philip Brunelle highlight the many musicians who have appeared at Minneapolis' First Baptist Church.
"It's May, it's been perfect, it's been sunny, it's been in the 70s, been absolutely beautiful. People sleeping at night with the windows open and then they wake up to the sound of birds singing out in the trees." The town finds a way to complain in the midst of …
Garrison sings about spring happenings around the lakes of Minneapolis.
"It's May, it's been perfect, it's been sunny, it's been in the 70s, been absolutely beautiful. People sleeping at night with the windows open and then they wake up to the sound of birds singing out in the trees." The town finds a way to complain in the midst of …
Garrison celebrates the orderly streets of Minneapolis.
A brief word about coffee...
Garrison and Philip Brunelle highlight the many musicians who have appeared at Minneapolis' First Baptist Church.
A few limericks for the cities of Minnesota...