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All Things Considered for September 18, 2011

A Palestinian flag is raised in front of European Union headquarters in Brussels on Monday, September 12th. The Palestinians are expected to seek statehood at the United Nations next week. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jimmy Carter: 'No Downside' to Palestine Statehood

Jimmy Carter: 'No Downside' to Palestine Statehood

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Actress Randee Heller (right) toasts Miss Ida Blankenship, the character that earned her an Emmy nomination for Mad Men. Bobby Quillard hide caption

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'Mad Men's' Blankenship: Dying To Go To The Emmys

'Mad Men's' Blankenship: Dying To Go To The Emmys

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Christine Sismondo recounts the rich and fascinating history of an institution often reviled, yet always central to American life. She traces the tavern from England to New England. JUAN MONINO /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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American History, Seen Through A Shot Glass

American History, Seen Through A Shot Glass

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Terence Blanchard (left) and Kermit Ruffins perform in the An Afternoon In Treme revue at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

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At Monterey, Fast Footwork And East Bay Voices

Monterey Jazz Festival 2011: Fast Footwork And East Bay Voices

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