Garrison Keillor attorney: MPR must ‘set the record straight’


Garrison Keillor, the former host of ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ says he’s been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. Time

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to dismiss Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” covering an extended period of time, but an attorney for the former The Prairie Home Companion host disputed that characterization and said the humorist wants MPR to “set the record straight.”

MPR President Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees Wednesday, a week after the organization cut ties with Keillor. Reporters from Minnesota Public…

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