Honoring MPR founding Chairman, Fr. Colman James Barry, OSB

50mpr.jpgAs most of you know, this is Minnesota Public Radio's 50th anniversary and a time to reflect on what helped us create this remarkable achievement for Minnesota and the nation. MPR had two key founders. I was one of them, serving as MPR's first president for 44 years and, since 2011, as President Emeritus. The other is Colman Barry, OSB, a monk at St. John's University who had remarkable insight on how to extend the traditional Benedictine values, the enrichment of education and the arts and culture of St. John's to the broader community.

As most of you know, this is Minnesota Public Radio's 50th anniversary and a time to reflect on what helped us create this remarkable achievement for Minnesota and the nation. MPR had two key founders. I was one of them, serving as MPR's first president for 44 years and, since 2011, as President Emeritus. The other is Colman Barry, OSB, a monk at St. John's University who had remarkable insight on how to extend the traditional Benedictine values, the enrichment of education and the arts and culture of St. John's to the broader community.

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