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All Things Considered for April 28, 2013

A phonorecord by Alexander Graham Bell, one of the Smithsonian's trove of recordings left there by the inventor of the telephone. Richard Strauss/Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Via AP hide caption

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First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

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"House Arrest" by Nikahang Kowsar: Mir Hossein Mousavi, a presidential candidate in the disputed 2009 presidential election, and his wife have been under house arrest with no charge brought against them, since early 2011. International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran hide caption

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Iran's Political Scene Is Sketchy For Cartoonists

Iran's Political Scene Is Sketchy For Cartoonists

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The Miami group Tiempo Libre combines hip-hop, R&B, rock and pan-Latin sounds to create a distinctive version of Cuban party music known as timba. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Cuban Sounds Rooted In Tradition

New Cuban Sounds Rooted In Tradition From 'Global Village'

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All Things Considered for April 27, 2013

Karl and Twilla Eisele, of Wellsville, Kan., leave the old Brown School after voting on Nov. 6, 2012, in rural Wellsville, Kan. Recent elections have made the Kansas Legislature the most conservative in the state's history. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Conservative Shift Has Some Kansans Yearning For The Past

Conservative Shift Has Some Kansans Yearning For The Past

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Actor Stephen Dorff smokes an e-cigarette in a commercial for Blu E-Cigs. YouTube hide caption

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E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

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Karl Hyde's debut solo album is titled Edgeland. Perou/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Karl Hyde, Underworld Music Maker, Surfaces

Karl Hyde, Underworld Music Maker, Surfaces

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