Becky Lettenberger

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They Lost Loved Ones In 9/11. We Invited Them To Leave A Voicemail In Their Memory

Thursday, September 09, 2021

In the weeks leading up to the 20th anniversary of 9/11, NPR set up a phone booth in New York City and invited people to leave voicemails for someone they lost that day. Here's what they had to say.


NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2014's Great Reads

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Introducing NPR's Book Concierge, your personal guide to the great books published in 2014. NPR staff and critics selected some 250 of their favorite titles. You can find a list of all our recommended titles below or ...

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Planes, Trains And Gondolas: Your Commute In Photos

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

For this month's Public Square assignment, we asked you to share the story of your commute and challenged you to find beauty in the everyday. Many of you rose (or should we say rode!) to the occasion. Here are some of our favorites.

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What Does Your 'Selfie' Style Say About You?

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Last week The Getty Museum in Los Angeles announced a pretty cool thing. Its new Open Content Program makes available hundreds of thousands of digital images for free download and use. There's a lot to sift through, and the possibilities are endless. But it doesn't take long before interesting ...


A Hotshot Bit By The Shutter Bug

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Several years ago, I was driving through Northern California when an eerie orange hue flooded the landscape. It took several more miles to see the plumes of smoke in the distance, the charred hillsides — and the occasional firefighter seeking some shade near the road.

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A Photographer And His Friend, 'That Tree'

Friday, April 26, 2013

Mark Hirsch is a 52-year-old photojournalist who happens to be friends with a tree — specifically, a towering bur oak on the edge of a cornfield in southwest Wisconsin. This unique relationship began on March 23, 2012, when Hirsch photographed the tree with his new iPhone, during a particularly impressive ...


Finding Comfort In Portraits Of Bostonians

Friday, April 19, 2013

Brandon Stanton decided to travel to Boston on Tuesday after one of his Facebook followers suggested he take his signature portrait-plus-anecdote style to the community coping with tragedy.

"I didn't come to depict a city in crisis," he said over the phone, "but to depict the vast majority of the ...