All Things Considered for July 15, 2013 Hear the All Things Considered program for July 15, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder greets Alexis Margaret Herman, member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, before speaking at the organization's convention. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Zimmerman Verdict Feels Personal For Some In Service Sorority

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Bend The Black Seeds
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I REMEMBER WES GEORGE BENSON

Clifford the Big Red Dog was one of several popular books Scholastic turned into a children's television show. Courtesy of Scholastic hide caption

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How Scholastic Sells Literacy To Generations Of New Readers

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Sazed STRFKR
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Get Ready Robert Randolph & the Family Band

A soldier watches over public transport users during an operation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in April. The crime rate is soaring in Honduras, and corrupt and ineffective law enforcement is widely seen as part of the problem. Rafael Ochoa/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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In Honduran Crimes, Police Are Seen As Part Of The Problem

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Manic Depressive Omer Avital, Aaron Goldberg et. al.
Cuidad del Swing Quantic

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Shout Bands Stir Up Tubular Fervor In Charlotte

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Guero Bounce Galactic

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Doctors Heed Prescription For Computerized Records

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Strange Constellations Bombay Dub Orchestra
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L' Été Indien Quadro Nuevo
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Rowling says writing under a pseudonym was a "liberating experience." Debra Hurford Brown hide caption

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Aparecium! J.K. Rowling Revealed As 'Cuckoo' Mystery Author

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Mark Kurlansky is the author of Cod, Salt and The Food of a Younger Land. He lives in New York City. Sylvia Plachy/Courtesy of Doubleday hide caption

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Motown, Vietnam, The Civil Rights Movement And One Iconic Song

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Dancing in the Street Martha & the Vandellas
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Blacky Joe Robert Randolph & the Family Band

A massive cruise ships towers over Venice. Some 650 cruise ships now visit the Italian city annually, and critics say they threaten the city's fragile architecture. Courtesty of the No Big Ships Committee hide caption

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In Venice, Huge Cruise Ships Bring Tourists And Complaints

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Son of Thirteen Pat Metheny Trio
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Brian Mathers calls his husband, Isidro, in Mexico from his living room in Sioux City, Iowa. Brian and Isidro have been separated for more than a year by immigration laws that did not recognize their marriage. Durrie Bouscaren/NPR hide caption

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After DOMA Ruling, Binational Gay Couples Face New Issues

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Rain DJ Center
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Earl Harvin Garage a Trois

Coca-Cola Life, a new product being rolled out in Argentina with a green label, is being marketed as a "natural" and therefore lower-calorie cola. Coca-Cola hide caption

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In Argentina, Coca-Cola Tests Market For 'Green' Coke

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Shashlik cooks on a hot grill. Kakheti, the easternmost province in the Republic of Georgia, is known for meats grilled over grapevines, which burn quickly, leaving a heap of finger-sized coals. Nick Grabowski/via Flickr hide caption

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The Secret To Georgian Grilled Meats? Grapevines And Lots Of Wine

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Celestation Kinobe
Gaucho Hot Club Sandwich
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