A Word on Words

A Word on Words Tribute to John Seigenthaler on July 27 from 2-6 pm

Posted by on July 21, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Earlier this month, we laid to rest a true Nashville giant. John Seigenthaler was many things, among them a journalist and First Amendment advocate, but as we wrote in a statement posted on Friday, July 11, to us he was a friend, a member of the NPT family and the longtime volunteer host — for 42 years — of A […]

In Memoriam: Our Friend John Seigenthaler (1927-2014)

Posted by on July 11, 2014 at 1:20 pm

As much as John Seigenthaler was a part of our family here, it’s easy to forget that, essentially, he was a volunteer.  For 42 years, he hosted A Word on Words with John Seigenthaler. Not as a paid employee, but as a volunteer, dedicated to serving this community and honoring the integrity of the written word. […]

John Seigenthaler Named 2014 Powerhouse Award Recipient (VIDEO)

Posted by on June 10, 2014 at 2:29 pm

(Ed. Note. John Seigenthaler died on Friday, July 11. He was 86. To read a remembrance by NPT, please visit this link. For his obituary, please visit The Tennessean). John Seigenthaler, longtime host of NPT’s A Words on Words, humanitarian, journalist, defender of the First Amendment and so much more, was honored in late April […]

A Word on Words on NPT2 Dedicates a Week to John Egerton

Posted by on November 27, 2013 at 1:57 pm

To celebrate the life of John Egerton, who died unexpectedly last week, we will dedicate an entire week of A Word on Words on NPT2 to  Mr. Egerton’s appearances. The shows will air at 3:30 p.m. on NPT2 from Monday, December 2 through Friday, December 6. In these episodes, Mr. Egerton and host John Seigenthaler […]