All Things Considered from NPR

Mon-Fri 4PM – 6:30PM
Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Melissa Block

Each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

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U.S.
4:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Donations Stream In For Slain New York City Police Officers

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Food
4:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

In The Nation's Capital, A Signature Soup Stays On The Menu

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Book Reviews
4:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Book Review: 'The Sacrifice' By Joyce Carol Oates

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

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Digital Life
4:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

2014 Hashtags: #MuslimApologies Grew Out Of Both Anger And Whimsy

Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 4:52 pm

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Found Recipes
4:29 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

After The Presents, A Buttery Tea Cake Tradition

Susan Tannewitz-Karnes grew up eating Mrs. Lawrence every Christmas. The tea cake was so beloved that Tannewitz-Karnes and her siblings would argue over who received more than their fair share.
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When listener Susan Tannewitz-Karnes was a child in Johnson City, Tenn., Christmas wasn't Christmas without an English tea cake baked by their neighbor, Mrs. Lawrence.

She would deliver it about a week before Christmas. "We would come home from school and my mother would just say, 'Mrs. Lawrence came by! We have Mrs. Lawrence!' And we'd say, 'Oh, yes! Yes!' We couldn't wait."

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Europe
4:16 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

In Britain, A Christmas Tradition Of Slapstick And Silliness

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 4:29 pm

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Business
4:16 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

How 'The Interview' May Change How Big Studios Do Business

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 4:29 pm

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NPR Story
4:16 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

Scoring The Screen: Rachel Portman On Hitting The Right Emotional Note

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 4:29 pm

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Technology
4:16 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

Online Sellers Pop Up In Real Life, For A Limited Time Only

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 4:29 pm

One-click shopping is changing the ways people shop and retailers sell their wares. But some online retailers are opening physical stores — some of which last as short as a day. (This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 28, 2014.)

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Music Interviews
5:09 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Director John Carpenter On The Sound Of A Terrifying Film

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All this week, we're hearing about the music behind the movies.

(SOUNDBITE OF VARIOUS MOVIE THEME SONGS)

SIEGEL: We've been hearing from composers across the genres. And today, we add screams.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "HALLOWEEN")

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