All Things Considered for February 27, 2011 Hear the All Things Considered program for February 27, 2011

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Africa

Latest From Libya

5 min

Latest From Libya

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Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-TN), seen here in February 2010 campaigning for his seat, is spending as little time as possible in Washington, D.C., in order to preserve his "Frog Jump common sense." The congressman is from the tiny community of Frog Jump, Tenn. Lance Murphey/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Politics

'Guy From Frog Jump' Aims To Restore 'Real America'

4 min

'Guy From Frog Jump' Aims To Restore 'Real America'

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TV and radio host Glenn Beck targeted Frances Fox Piven as an "enemy of the Constitution." Death threats soon followed. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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National

Target Of Glenn Beck's Ire Recounts Threats

4 min

Target Of Glenn Beck's Ire Recounts Threats

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"A city that was home to one of the largest and most famous Jewish communities in Europe ended up destroying itself during the Second World War," explains Charles King, author of Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams. "It's a story that, until now, has been largely buried in dusty government archives half a world away." Courtesy W.W. Norton and Co. hide caption

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Dreams, Death And Jewish Gangsters In 'Odessa'

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Violinist Lisa Batiashvili grew up hearing her father play Shostakovich's music. Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

Finnish Accordions, Schubert's Blues: New Classical CDs

10 min

Finnish Accordions, Schubert's Blues: New Classical CDs

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