All Things Considered

Weekdays 4:00-6:00 PM
Melissa Block, 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. 

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3:09pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Music Interviews

Authentic Early Jazz, From A 23-Year-Old 'WomanChild'

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 4:53 pm

Cecile McLorin Salvant's new album is titled WomanChild.
John Abbott Courtesy of the artist

Jazz musicians Cecile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl, both in their 20s, have already racked up major industry pr

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2:14pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Monkey See

Foster Families Take Center Stage

Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 11:42 am

Cierra Ramirez, Teri Polo, and Jake T. Austin star in ABC Family's The Fosters.
Randy Holmes ABC Family

2:14pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Author Interviews

Hello Muddah, Hello Drama: The Brief Bloom Of Parodist Allan Sherman

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 4:53 pm

Allan Sherman released three albums between October 1962 and August 1963.
Courtesy Robert Sherman

The summertime novelty tune "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" has been pouring out of radios for 50 years now. In late July of 1963, Billboard magazine reported that fans were "actually breaking down doors" of record stores to buy the song about the pains of summer camp.

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2:14pm

Mon June 3, 2013
Business

Apple Gets Day In Court Over Alleged E-Book Price Fixing

Originally published on Thu June 6, 2013 1:52 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Now, in today's ALL TECH CONSIDERED, Apple on trial. The company is in federal court today fighting government charges that it colluded with book publishers to drive up the price of electronic books.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

The Justice Department claims publishers used the introduction of the iPad as an opportunity to set higher prices. Five publishers have already settled civil charges with the government, but Apple has not. Laura Sydell is in New York, covering the first day of the trial. Hi there, Laura.

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3:37pm

Sun June 2, 2013
Education

Why Some Schools Want To Expel Suspensions

Originally published on Sun June 2, 2013 10:12 pm

When Garfield High School in Los Angeles stopped suspending students for "willful defiance" several years ago. Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District board voted to follow suit in all Los Angeles schools.
Reed Saxon AP

The effectiveness of school suspensions is up for debate. California is the most recent battleground, but a pattern of uneven application and negative outcomes is apparent across the country.

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