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Reader's Corner

Bob Kustra

Welcome to Reader's Corner, a weekly radio show hosted by Boise State University president emeritus Bob Kustra that features lively conversations with some of the nation's leading authors about issues and ideas that matter today.


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Latest Episodes

An interview with Peter Robison, author of Flying Blind: The 737 Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing. The book explores how an industry titan became consumed with the bottom line, leading to a tragedy that endangered countless lives. Note: This is the sec... more

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An interview with Peter Robison, author of Flying Blind: The 737 Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing. The book explores how an industry titan became consumed with the bottom line, leading to a tragedy that endangered countless lives.

13 days ago

Note: This is an encore edition of our program. The original aired in September 2020.

20 days ago


4 out of 5 stars from 23 ratings
  • One of my favs

    Insightful interviews with a wide range of writers who have great perspectives on history and/or current events. I’ve received some of my best book recommendations from listening to this podcast. But in addition to learning about some quality books, I find the conversations to be quite enlightening and entertaining. Host Bob Kustra does a nice job. Always a treat.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Worth Your While

    Simply a great listen about an a wide array of interesting topics -- all explored with care and insight.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • Some promise but needs work

    Reader's Corner has a great premise: interview a successful author and thereby encourage us all to read more. That' great. Bob Kustra, the president of Boise State University serves as its host. He generally asks good questions in the first half of each program but then tends to steer the conversation to match his political beliefs. Kustra spent over 35 years in the murky world of Illinois politics before venturing into higher education administration. He should really know better than to ma... more

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia5 years ago
  • Not worth it

    Kustra is an idiot. If I could buy him for what he's worth and sell him for what he thinks he's worth then maybe I could afford to offer a scholarship to a kid to attend a school that cared more about academics and less about it's football team.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States5 years ago

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