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March 8, 2006 |

Dear Mr. Keillor, Ahhhh! At last I am going to get this off my chest. Who in your entire listening public cares to hear your list of credits other than the people being credited and perhaps their families? I am so tired of hearing the credits read that I leap to the radio to change to another station. At least the guys on "Car Talk" make fun of reading the credits; and their humor concerning the credits is quite entertaining which is the point of the radio broadcasts, yours included. I feel that forcing the names of everyone who works on the show on your listening public is a rude and arrogant policy. You may not be in control of such policy but please pass this message along to those who make it, Please!!!! I have enjoyed listening to you tell your stories and do the skits for years. I enjoy the western and Scotch and Irish music but I am getting tired of the New Orleans jazz and blues. I change the station when they are on.

Steve B.
Republic, WA.

Life must be awfully good in Republic that our credit roll would irritate you to such an extent. It is probably the shortest credit roll in all of radio. It takes about 15 seconds or less and includes about eight people. It comes at the end of the show so if you wished to avoid it, you could simply walk away, one would think. I am in control of the policy, so consider your message received. "Rude and arrogant"? To acknowledge the work of one's colleagues is rude and arrogant?

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