Missed All Things Considered this weekend? Don't sweat it! While you were out enjoying your weekend, the team was putting together a killer set of Saturday and Sunday shows. Here's the best of what you might've missed, from in-depth cover stories to quirky science, from thought-provoking author interviews to rockin' performance chats. Listen from this page — or subscribe to the podcast.
December 16, 2012 In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered, our coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. We hear reflections and calls for action from religious and political leaders. Also, soothing words from poet Yusef Komunyakaa. Then uplifting music from composer Andre Rieu.
May 19, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: A look at the state of Rhode Island as it fights for economic stability. Also, intern rights, writer Clair Messud, and how a 1965 American novel became a hit in Europe. Plus, Amanda Knox on her new memoir, and a-capella king Deke Sharon.
May 12, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: Guantanamo, an increasingly multiracial America, closed-caption glasses in movie theatres, James Salter's new novel, a biography of Robert "Believe It Or Not" Ripley, and the soul-infused jazz of Rudresh Mahanthappa.
May 5, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: targeted killings, a game-changing week in Syria, the coming out of Glenn Burke, a remembrance of Hunter S. Thompson's trip to the 1970 Kentucky Derby, and the Somali dance music of Dur-Dur Band.
April 21, 2013 On this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: We took some time to reflect on the Boston bombings with Muslim scholar Omid Safi, and others, then the country's oldest trivia contest, and finally the music of singer Amy Speace.
April 14, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: Big Data, then, oil, gas, and woolly mammoth tusks discovered under melting Arctic ice, and a Nick Drake tribute almost twenty years after his death.
April 7, 2013 On this episode of the Weekends on All Things Considered podcast, a check-in on student loans, the impending cicada and stinkbug invasion, and the rocker music of New Zealand;s own Gin Wigmore.
March 31, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered, President Obama is putting aside money to map the human brain, we visit Alcatraz 50 years after it closes, and the musical genius of Chic Gamine.
March 24, 2013 On this episode of the Weekends on All Things Considered podcast: Detroit's financial struggles, the first integrated team in baseball, and country music couple Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison.