"And now you know the rest of the story" was a phrase used by conservative radio announcer Paul Harvey during a segment known as "The Rest of the Story." Harvey shared the backstory on various political and social topics from the 1970s through 2009.
Harvey's use of this catchphrase at the end of every show captured the premise of his segment, which involved delivering relevant political and social information in an entertaining narrative format. Harvey's segment appeared on National Public Radio. He is credited with coining the term "Reaganomics," which described the conservative economic policies of former President Ronald Reagan. His combination of radio talent and love of history contributed to his storytelling style.