Arun Rath en In South Korea, Ferry Rescue Efforts Yield Only Grisly Results Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR West. I'm Arun Rath. It has been a grim Easter Sunday for relatives of passengers who were on the ferry that capsized off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday. The death toll from that disaster is now over 50, with about 240 people still missing, most of them high school students. Today, divers started retrieving bodies from inside the vessel.<p>NPR's Anthony Kuhn is covering the story in Seoul and joins us now. Anthony, it took divers about four days before they could get in the ship and recover bodies. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:12:00 +0000 Arun Rath 53668 at In Defiance Of Arrests, Protests Erupt Again In Venezuela Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>Now to Venezuela where violent clashes continue between antigovernment protesters and national guard security forces who are using water cannons and tear gas to break up demonstrations. On Friday, dozens of people, including journalists, were arrested. And on Saturday, more protests erupted around the city. So far, 18 people have died.<p>Joining us now in Caracas is reporter Girish Gupta who has been covering the unrest. Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:12:00 +0000 Arun Rath 51240 at A Sound Of Fear, Forged In The Shadow Of War <p></p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 23:07:00 +0000 Arun Rath 46601 at A Sound Of Fear, Forged In The Shadow Of War LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10 If you were listening to NPR 10 years ago this week, you might have heard this enthusiastic proclamation: "The wait is finally over for architect <a href="" target="_blank">Frank Gehry</a>, for the musicians and staff of the LA Philharmonic, and for all of Los Angeles. Sat, 19 Oct 2013 21:11:00 +0000 Arun Rath 44860 at LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10 The Minds Behind 'Einstein On The Beach' Talk Shop <p></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:15:00 +0000 Arun Rath 44525 at The Minds Behind 'Einstein On The Beach' Talk Shop Angola 3 Inmate Tastes Brief, 'Bittersweet' Freedom Herman Wallace <a href="">died early Friday</a> in New Orleans, three days after gaining his freedom. Wallace had spent the previous 41 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana.<p>While already serving a 50-year sentence for armed robbery, Wallace was convicted of the murder of a prison guard in 1974, along with Robert King and Albert Woodfox. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 21:37:00 +0000 Arun Rath 44174 at Angola 3 Inmate Tastes Brief, 'Bittersweet' Freedom How Verdi Improved On Shakespeare <em></em>This past week may have been <a href="" target="_blank">a rough one for the classical world</a>, but there is something to look forward to.<p>This coming week, we celebrate the 200th birthday of <a href="" target="_blank">Giuseppe Verdi</a>, composer of the best opera of all time. (That's right, Wagner fans. Start writing those letters.)<p>I'm talking about Verdi's spectacular rendering of <em>Othello, the Moor of Venice. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 21:33:00 +0000 Arun Rath 44175 at How Verdi Improved On Shakespeare