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Desert Island Discs

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Jun 12, 2015 3:24 PM

Former WITF Desert Island Discs host Ellen Hughes has died, after losing her battle with cancer. She was 68-years-old. Read her obituary here.

In recognition of Ellen, WITF broadcasted a few classic episodes of Desert Island Discs.   The two episodes include Ellen speaking with Ira Glass host of This American Life and  Pepe Romero, famous classical guitarist who grew up as one of the "Royal Family of Guitarists" of Spain and who may have some interesting life anecdotes to share. Selected segments from the broadcast are available to listen to below.

Also WITF's Cary Burkett and Mike Greenwald remember Ellen Hughes in a conversation on Friday's Smart Talk.

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