The Walt Bodine Show

Courtesy of the Walt Bodine Family

Today, we're talking about memories of KCUR's Walt Bodine.

Longtime journalist, author and talk show host Walt Bodine died early Sunday morning. He was 92.

Requiem For A Heavyweight

Apr 27, 2012
Photo courtesy of the Walt Bodine Family

Walt Bodine's final show has inspired a lot of emotions and fond farewells, including this haiku from longtime listener Greg Hack.

A colorful era in the world of local media ends this week.  Walt Bodine retires after a more than 7 decades in the business.

Marilyn Maye's Song For Walt Bodine

Apr 27, 2012

Thank you all for joining KCUR this Friday morning at 10 a.m. for the very last Walt Bodine Show, and showing such outstanding support for Walt, and his contributions to local journalism.

The final Walt Bodine Show was heard Friday, April 27th, celebrating 72 years of originality and honesty across print, TV and radio platforms, as pioneering journalist Walt Bodine retires from KCUR.

Walt's 'Loveable Joints' On KMBC

Apr 24, 2012

Walt Bodine has been a ubiquitous voice for Kansas City over the years, but he's also been a face as well. In these human-interest shorts that he did for KMBC starting in 1982, Walt reaches out to Kansas City by doing what he does best: telling stories and sharing information.