On the Record

Hosted by OETA's Dick Pryor, On the Record features in-depth discussions with prominent journalists that reveal unique insight into the past, present and future of the news media.


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Rick Steves On the Record

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Rick Steves is host of Rick Steves' Europe and numerous travel specials that have appeared on public television since 1991.  Steves views travel as an adventure and encourages travelers to "experience" the locations they visit.  He sat down with Dick Pryor to discuss his media career, the importance of travel and what he has learned from his life on the road across Europe in Rick Steves On the Record, debuting January 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. on OETA.

Rick Steves On the Record is the latest in a series of award-winning original OETA productions featuring in-depth interviews with influential American journalists.

Bob Dotson On the Record

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NBC News Correspondent Bob Dotson launched his professional journalism career at WKY-TV (now KFOR-TV) in Oklahoma City in 1969. After six years as Special Projects Director, he moved to NBC News with stops in Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta and eventually, New York. But it has been the American road where Bob has made his mark, producing thousands of stories of real people from every state and around the world.

His long-running series, "American Story with Bob Dotson," is a regular feature on the TODAY show. Bob has won eight national Emmy Awards and six Edward R. Murrow Awards for writing. He discusses his career as a storyteller with Dick Pryor in Bob Dotson On the Record, which debuts December 12th at 7:00 p.m.

Bob Dotson On the Record is the latest in a series of award-winning OETA original productions featuring in-depth interviews with influential American journalists.

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The Online Newshour with Jim Lehrer
Analysis, background reports and updates from the Online NewsHour putting today's news in context
The Kalb Report
The 16th season of The Kalb Report focuses on the relationship between a free press and a free society with four forums at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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A bio of Jim Lehrer provided on the Online Newshour's website with more in depth information about his life and experiences.