All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.




Mon April 16, 2012
The Two-Way

Why Did The Rooster Cross The Road? To Get To A Chicken Restaurant

Gus, who has picked an interesting place to hang out.

Thank goodness he doesn't know what's going on inside.

Candice Ludlow of member station WKNO today helps All Things Considered ketchup ... er catch up ... on a story that's been cooking for a week or so in Tennessee.

It seems that a big red rooster has been hanging out in front of a restaurant in Collierville, Tenn., for the past few months.

But it's not just any restaurant.

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Mon April 16, 2012

Romney Picks Up Most Colorado Delegates, but Support Still Mixed

Delegates have been selected for this year’s presidential nominating conventions, but while Colorado Democrats are pledging unity, Republican’s continue to have split loyalties.

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Mon April 16, 2012

Bill Pushes for Sale of Federal Lands in Colorado

Colorado General Assembly

A state house committee is set to hear a controversial bill today that seeks to force the federal government to sell certain public lands in Colorado and put some of the proceeds into a state trust fund for education and water projects.

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Mon April 16, 2012
Author Interviews

Author Susan Orlean Talks Writing, the Legacy of Rin Tin Tin

Simon & Schuster

Our fascination with dogs seems like something born out of the modern era of Animal Planet and YouTube. But through the story of Rin Tin Tin, author Susan Orlean explores the roots of this obsession, which started after WWI.

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Sun April 15, 2012

Lost And Found: Rare Paul Revere Print Rediscovered

A rare engraving by Paul Revere surfaced recently in a library at Brown University, where it had been nestled in the pages of a book for centuries.
Brown University

The 237th anniversary of Paul Revere's famous midnight ride during the Revolutionary War falls on Wednesday. But long before Henry Wadsworth Longfellow made him famous, Revere was known as an engraver and a silversmith in Boston.

Brown University announced this week that it had found a rare engraved print by Revere, one of only five in existence. The print was tucked inside an old medical book that had been donated by physician Solomon Drowne, a member of Brown University's class of 1773.

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