Margot Adler, one of the signature voices on NPR's airwaves for more than three decades, died Monday at her home in New York City. She was 68 and had been battling cancer.
Margot joined the NPR staff as a general assignment reporter in 1979. She went on to cover everything from the beginnings of the AIDS epidemic to confrontations involving the Ku Klux Klan in Greensboro, N.C., to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
On this episode of Talkin Music, KVNF's Ali Lightfoot and DJMJ speak with Monika Evstatieva, the director of NPR's All Things Considered. Monika selects all the music you hear on the program and shares her secrets for finding the perfect music to accompany the news.