Weekend All Things Considered
Pitcher Shows Girl Power, Photographing Ferguson, Inside...08/17/14
In this episode a girl pitches a shutout at the Little League World Series, a photographer captures a dramatic image in Ferguson, the truth behind a death investigator's job.
Chicano "Farmer John", Music That Pumps You Up, Teaching Teachers How...
In this episode we check out the roots of The Premier's "Farmer John", we look at a study showing that strong bass empowers people and we dissect education with the book, "Building Better Teachers"
Danny Trejo's Big Break, James Brown's Must See Performance, Ebola...
In this podcast episode a nurse from Doctors Without Borders talks about the deadliest ebola breakout, Danny Trejo's jump from the big house to the big screen, James Brown awes at the 1964 TAMI Awards
Music From Eric Clapton, Teaching Boys To Think Differently, Brain Myths
In this week's podcast, Eric Clapton talks about his tribute to J.J. Cale, East Bay School for Boys teaches students to upend stereotypes and neuroscientists talk about a brain myth in the film Lucy.
Girl's Project Shocks Scientists, US Group Aids Migrant Kids, Music...
Lauren Arrignton's sixth grade lionfish project shocks ecologists, El Rescate in Los Angeles aids Central American migrants like in the 70s and 80s, Jenny Lewis has an introspective new solo album
A Look At Tommy Ramone's Life, Living With Economic Diversity,...
Last living member of punk band The Ramones dies, Testing out the economic belief that economic diversity benefits low-income Americans, William T. Vollmann releases new short stories
Rufus The Hawk, Immigrant Children Seek Citizenship In U.S., NRBQ's...
Rufus the Hawk chases pigeons away at Wimbledon, Ramon Garcia says the immigration court system is not prepared for the deluge of children entering the U.S and Adam Terry talks new music and fun.
Voicing Optimus Prime, Revolutionary Songs, Finding Balance In Violent...
Peter Cullen talks about voicing Optimus Prime, Ani Cordero pays homage to revolutionary songs of Latin America, and Adam Levine seeks balance between narrative and violence in the latest Bioshock.
Rising Rental Prices, Young Dads In L.A., Songwriter Fuses Music And...
Exploring the trend of high rental rates in the United States, a program that helps young fathers facing the challenges of parenthood, Karen Kilgariff gets laughs with music in her new album.
Missionary Language School, Children Of The Imprisoned, Opening Up With...
In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: a trip to the Missionary Training Center language school, growing up with a parent in prison, and the expansive new album from Tom Chang.
Stray Bullets And Street Violence, 'Sadvertising,' And Meshell...
Assessing the toll of stray bullets on American communities, how advertisers woo customers with tears and emotion, and a live performance and conversation with musician Meshell Ndegeocello.
The 'Dark Net,' Ennio Morricone, And Jeff Goldblum's Jazz Show
We explore the purposefully veiled parts of the internet known as 'the dark net,' speak with composer Ennio Morricone, and enjoy actor Jeff Goldblum's long-time passion for jazz.
Keeping Pace With Doping, Jobs For Veterans, And A Chat With Atmosphere
In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered, hear about how scientists find doping athletes, the scarcity of jobs for highly skilled veterans, and what makes Atmosphere's MC tick.
California Drought, Saxophone Legend Sonny Rollins, And How Not To Get...
In this week's podcast, California's drought has wildland firefighters, experts and residents on edge. Plus, jazz legend Sonny Rollins and the not-so-big break of comedian Kurt Braunohler.
Helping Kids One Parent At A Time, Clemency Game-Changer, Rene Marie...
An experimental program tries to help kids by helping their parents, an unprecedented court ruling allows non-violent drug offenders to petition for release, and singer Rene Marie does Eartha Kitt.
Training For War, Mathematical Mind Blowers, Balkan Music
At Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert, soldiers train for war on foreign soil; a new book details how calculus rocked world history; musician Jordi Savall explores the music of the Balkans.
Keeping Your Salary To Yourself, Embracing Gay Athletes, Music From The...
Are you allowed to talk about how much money you make? Today we pull back the curtain on "pay secrecy" laws, take a look at growing tolerance in sports, and hear new music from Aimee Mann and Ted Leo.
Turning Down Vaccines, Rwandan Genocide Hunters, Sneaky Ads For Pot
In this week's podcast, doctors fear preventable disease as more parents decline vaccines, thinly-veiled ads for marijuana products, and a married couple hunt down Rwandan genocide perpetrators.
Behind The Scenes Of The Regular Show, The Corpse Washer, A Closer Look...
In this week's podcast, we hear from doctors and patients about the Affordable Care Act, a novel details Iraq's tumultuous recent history, and a behind-the-scenes look of a not-so-regular show.
Rehauling California Incarceration, Debunking The 12 Steps, Loving...
In this week's podcast, California attempts to deal with overcrowded prisons, an addiction specialist challenges AA and 12-step programs, and dubstep icon Skrillex discusses his latest album.
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