All Things Considered for August 6, 2010 Hear the All Things Considered program for August 6, 2010

All Things Considered

House on Sand David Byrne
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
House on Sand
Album
Big Love: Hymnal
Artist
David Byrne

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Just What I Was Thinking Glorytellers
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Just What I Was Thinking
Album
Atone
Artist
Glorytellers

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Cloned cows on a farm outside Austin, Texas, in 2005. British food safety officials are trying to determine how a bull from the embryo of a cloned U.S. cow came to be slaughtered and eaten in Britain. Thomas Terry/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Thomas Terry/AP

'Cloned Beef' On Store Shelves Causes Stir In Britain

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129034395/129034320" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Nidji's "Laskar Pelangi" has been described as the most listener-friendly song in Indonesia. courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
courtesy of the artist

The Spin: Indonesia's Hit Is Nidji's 'Laskar Pelangi'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129027079/129034321" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Revolting Children Matilda
Fred's Waltz Caleb Sampson
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Fred's Waltz
Album
Score
Artist
Caleb Sampson

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Eighty years ago, on Aug. 7, 1930, Lawrence Beitler took what would become the most iconic photograph of lynching in America. Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith were lynched in the town center of Marion, Ind., for allegedly murdering a white factory worker, Claude Deeter, and raping his companion, Mary Ball. But the case was never solved. Lawrence Beitler/Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption
Lawrence Beitler/Bettmann/Corbis

Strange Fruit: Anniversary Of A Lynching

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129025516/129034322" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Minor Blues Kurt Rosenwinkel
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Minor Blues
Album
The Next Step
Artist
Kurt Rosenwinkel

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Shoe companies claim that toning shoes can sculpt your legs and reduce the girth of your backside while you walk — but at least two new studies suggest such claims are untrue. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Research Calls Into Question 'Toning Shoe' Benefits

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129027089/129034323" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Naked Big Lazy
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Naked
Album
Postcards From X
Artist
Big Lazy

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Reconstruction Site The Weakerthans
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Reconstruction Site
Album
Reconstruction Site
Artist
The Weakerthans

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Disfarmer Theme Bill Frisell
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Disfarmer Theme
Album
Disfarmer
Artist
Bill Frisell

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Takin' State The City Champs
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Takin' State
Album
Safecracker
Artist
The City Champs

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Intro The xx
GOLDFINGER COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada gestures during a news conference on Thursday, the last day before the Senate's summer recess. The majority Democrats were determined not to leave empty-handed, as both parties gird for potentially game-changing midterm elections. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Brandon/AP

In The End, Few Bills Break Through Senate Gridlock

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129034363/129036169" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Tigers By the End of Tonight
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Tigers
Album
A Tribute to Tigers
Artist
By the End of Tonight

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Duetto Lara St. John
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Duetto
Album
Re: Bach
Artist
Lara St. John

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Isley on the Dome Played Tomorrow

Icelandic singer Bjork is as famous for her eccentric outfits as she is for her transcendent voice. Bernhard Kristin/ILC hide caption

toggle caption
Bernhard Kristin/ILC

Bjork: A Celestial Voice

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/129029063/129053703" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Revolting Children Matilda
The Last Fool Orgone
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
The Last Fool
Album
Cali Fever
Artist
Orgone

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

All Things Considered