All Things Considered for October 5, 2012 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 5, 2012
Insomnomaniac Joshua Redman
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Air Batucada Thievery Corporation
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Brenda Clubine received a sentence of 15 years to life in 1983 for killing her husband. While in prison, she started the support group Convicted Women Against Abuse to help victims of domestic abuse like herself. When she was released in 2008, her first request was to see the beach in Venice, Calif. Courtesy of Sin by Silence hide caption

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Domestic Abuse Victims Get Chance At Freedom

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In animated family films like ParaNorman, ghosts are more likely to cause laughter than shivers. Critic Bob Mondello explores how we got here from the Hollywood fright fests of the '30s. Focus Features hide caption

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Hollywood's Horror History — For Kids

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The Monster Mash Andrew Gold
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las Millas Elio Villafranca & Arturo Stable
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Bring It On Home Kinobe

Motorcyclists Hanna Gilan, right, and her son Chaim Gilan fill up their Vespa scooters with less than two gallons at a gas station in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2012. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Record High Prices At The Gas Pump Likely To Linger In California

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President Obama and Mitt Romney are both calling on the U.S. to become less dependent on foreign oil, though their plans differ. Here, workers with Bramwell Petroleum set up a derrick for a new oil well near Spivey, Kan., in March. Mike Hutmacher/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Candidates Tout Different Routes To 'Energy Security'

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Letting Go Lynn Patrick
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Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio
Interlude: 2nd Happiest Song In the World The Project Trio
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U.S. authorities are investigating whether al-Qaida played a role in last month's attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Here, a damaged vehicle sits outside the consulate one day after the attack. EPA/Landov hide caption

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Benghazi Attack Raises New Questions About Al-Qaida

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Mandy Patinkin: 25 Years After 'The Princess Bride,' He's Not Tired Of That Line

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Una Line di Dolcezza Bert Jansch