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Satellite engineers adjust a microwave dish. NPR was the first radio network to deliver programming via satellite. #NPRat40 (Taken with instagram)

This 1972 photo was taken at the first All Things Considered studio. Linda Wertheimer (left) was the show’s first director. Also in this pic is Kris Mortensen. #NPRat40 (Taken with instagram)

From 1990: In this pic, Bob Boilen (far left w/ headphones), who used to direct All Things Considered, and former hosts Linda Wertheimer (front and center, in red) and Noah Adams (to the right of Linda). #NPRat40 (Taken with instagram)

Featured in this pic (seated at table from left to right): Sanford Ungar, Susan Stamberg & Noah Adams – all former hosts of All Things Considered. Taken in 1981. #NPRat40 (Taken with instagram)

From 1990: In this pic, Bob Boilen (far left w/ headphones), who used to direct All Things Considered, and former hosts Linda Wertheimer (front and center, in red) and Noah Adams (to the right of Linda). #NPRat40 (Taken with instagram)