Justice Talking

An award-winning radio show hosted by NPR’s Margot Adler, Justice Talking explored issues of law and American life. Programs featured interviews with experts, reports from the field that explain why a legal issue matters and lively debates between the nation’s top advocates. Produced by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, the program was distributed by NPR to nearly 100 public radio markets in the U.S. and 140 countries around the world. Justice Talking, made possible with the generous support of the Annenberg Foundation, was part of a multimedia civics education initiative online and in classrooms, libraries and other public venues. It ceased production in 2008; its website can be accessed here.

Clarion Award for Justice Talking

Justice Talking has received a Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications.  The national award recognizes excellence in communication.  Justice Talking won in the Radio-Women’s Issues category for a program on the Women’s Equality Amendment. Started in 1972, the Clarions honor excellence in 132 categories across all communications disciplines, including advertising and marketing,

Kathryn Kolbert to Head People For the American Way

Kathryn Kolbert, who joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in 1999 and launched NPR’s Justice Talking radio program the following year, is leaving to become president of People For the American Way, a national advocacy organization dedicated to preserving constitutional liberties and promoting American values. Kolbert will assume her new duties in Washington, D.C., March