After 40 years of doing his program, he’s become, kind of, the grand old man of public radio. Meet Garrison Keillor, the person behind the legend. TPR’s Arts and Culture Reporter Jack Morgan reached him by phone Friday.
Prairie Home Companion is a public radio staple. But it sure didn’t start out as the powerhouse it now is.
“No, it was just, just having fun with radio. I had put in my time doing news and announcing classical music.”
Keillor started his broadcast career at Minnesota Public Radio.