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.
June 16, 2013 On this episode of the Weekends on All Things Considered Podcast, a look at privacy in the U.S., and a look at our water resources, as growing populations strain many rivers and reservoirs. Plus, Matthew Morrison's new CD of Americana classics.
June 9, 2013 On this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered, a generation of people worry that they will never reach the promised goal of retirement. And, a new thriller novel for summer reading, and a collaboration of John Mellencamp, Steven King, and T-Bone Burnett about their opera.
June 2, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: A look at tornado safety, and one LA school district's decision to end school suspensions. Plus, the rise of bike sharing, Sheri Booker on 9 years spent working in an inner-city Baltimore funeral home, and Darius Rucker.
May 26, 2013 In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: A look at the challenge veterans face in applying for benefits. Also, a lost and found manuscript, a novel set in Chechnya and an interview with Broadway star Keith Carradine
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.