All Things Considered for August 17, 2010 Hear the All Things Considered program for August 17, 2010

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In Pakistan's Punjab Province, Widespread Damage, Distress And Desperation

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Winin' Boy Blues Tom McDermott
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Iron City Grant Green, Big John Patton et. al.
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In Egypt, Carrie Bradshaw In A Headscarf

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I'd Dance For You What Laura Says
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L' Orient Est Roots Bigga Bush & Orkestar, Koçani
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Electronics Sales A Bright Light In Dim Economy

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Heartbroken, In Disrepair Dan Auerbach
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Place in Space Stanley Jordan
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Revolting Children Matilda
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AN INDOLENT APPRECIATION OF WHAT YOU LEFT BEHIND THE DYLAN GROUP
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Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 [Badinerie] Richard Galliano
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Nan Booker T. Jones & Booker T
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Mandevilla Fred Hersch Trio
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A 'Percy Jackson' Summer Camp Thrives In Brooklyn

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Difford-Tilbrook Charlie Hunter Trio

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Do's And Don'ts For The Great American Garage Sale

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