All Things Considered

Weekdays starting at 4pm
Melissa Block, Michele Norris, and Robert Siegel

In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.   Includes Stardate at 5:32pm

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4:18pm

Sun April 28, 2013
U.S.

Teen Sexual Assault: Where Does The Conversation Start?

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 5:59 pm

The narrative has become all too familiar: accusations of sexual assault, followed by bullying of the victims on social media.

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3:48pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Author Interviews

Iran's Political Scene Is Sketchy For Cartoonists

Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 11:32 am

"War" by Touka Neyestani: Neyestani received a degree in architecture from Tehran's Science and Industry University, and has been a cartoonist for more than 30 years.
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

Iranian newspapers are rife with cartoons. They are a tradition, and play a big role voicing criticism of the country's authoritarian regime.

Increasingly, though, Iranian cartoonists have been imprisoned, received death threats, or gone into exile because of their work.

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3:31pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Music

New Cuban Sounds Rooted In Tradition From 'Global Village'

Originally published on Sun April 28, 2013 5:38 pm

The Miami group Tiempo Libre combines hip-hop, R&B, rock and pan-Latin sounds to create a distinctive version of Cuban party music known as timba.
Courtesy of the artist

3:27pm

Sun April 28, 2013
Media

Anti-Drug PSAs: Do They Work?

Originally published on Sun April 28, 2013 5:38 pm

5:13pm

Sat April 27, 2013
Author Interviews

Hard Hits, Hard Liquor In 'The Summer of Beer and Whiskey'

PublicAffairs

The summer of 1883 proved to be a pivotal time for American baseball.

A brash German immigrant and beer garden owner, Chris Von der Ahe strode onto the scene to found a new franchise, the St. Louis Browns — a team that would later become the St. Louis Cardinals.

His motivation? To sell more beer. And while he made a fortune, he also changed the sport forever.

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