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All Things Considered for October 30, 2011

Tents pitched at the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York. The protests are part of a growing distrust in America of government and public institutions.

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Trust In America: Recovering What's Lost

Trust In America: Recovering What's Lost

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Lt. Col. Jason Morris pays his respects at a memorial service in Sangin, Afghanistan, on Nov. 26, 2010, for three Marines who were killed: Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson, Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm and 1st Lt. Robert Kelly. Morris commanded a battalion in volatile Helmand province that suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghanistan War.

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Afghan Success Carries A Price For Commander

Afghan Success Comes At High Price For Commander

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Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite, seen here in brain tissue, that can alter the behavior of the host. It can make rodents attracted to cats, leaving them vulnerable to getting eaten.

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Invasion Of The Mind-Controlling Zombie Parasites WAMU 88.5

Invasion Of The Mind-Controlling Zombie Parasites

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In 1986, Jon Roberts was arrested as part a cocaine bust that ultimately unraveled his empire.

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From Mafia Soldier To Cocaine Cowboy

From Mafia Soldier To Cocaine Cowboy

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A rare photo of East of Underground in performance. The band formed while its members were stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War.

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The U.S. Army's Rock 'N' Roll Past

The U.S. Army's Rock 'N' Roll Past

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All Things Considered for October 29, 2011

Phil Pressel designed cameras for the government's top-secret Hexagon project. He's only recently been able to speak about his life's work.

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Spy Satellite Engineer's Top Secret Is Revealed

Spy Satellite Engineer's Top Secret Is Revealed

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Mark Twain's story "A Presidential Candidate," in which he jokingly announces that he is running for president, kicks off Andy Borowitz's comedy collection.

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The Funny 50: A Cavalcade Of Comic Writers

The Funny 50: A Cavalcade Of Comic Writers

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Justin Timberlake arrives at the premiere of In Time on October 20.

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Justin Timberlake On Music, Comedy And Wearing Out His NPR T-Shirt

Justin Timberlake On Music, Comedy And Wearing Out His NPR T-Shirt

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