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All Things Considered for August 18, 2013

Classic cars of all makes and models drive the 16-mile stretch along Woodward Avenue during the annual Dream Cruise in 2009 in Ferndale, Mich. During the annual event, the glory days of car culture return, if only for a day. Jerry S. Mendoza/AP hide caption

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Cars In America: Is The Love Story Over?

Cars In America: Is The Love Story Over?

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Vince Gill and Paul Franklin, two country legends, pay tribute to Merle Haggard and Buck Owens on a new album. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vince Gill And Paul Franklin Break Down The Bakersfield Sound

Vince Gill And Paul Franklin Break Down The Bakersfield Sound

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All Things Considered for August 17, 2013

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, a libertarian Republican, says recent surveillance leaks have "brought home" libertarian ideas. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Amid Struggle For 'Soul' Of GOP, Libertarians Take Limelight

Amid Struggle For 'Soul' Of GOP, Libertarians Take Limelight

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Standing on the center console of the Martin Jetpack, a pilot straps in and uses the joysticks to control flight. Lee Howell/Martin Aircraft Co. hide caption

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Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

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An artist's sketch of the outlaw Jesse James, the subject of a new book called Shot All To Hell. AP hide caption

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What Drove Wild West's Jesse James To Become An Outlaw?

What Drove Wild West's Jesse James To Become An Outlaw?

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Irene Diaz's debut EP is titled I Love You Madly. Miguel Morales/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Irene Diaz: Crafting Songs In Dreamy Black And White

Irene Diaz: Crafting Songs In Dreamy Black And White

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