All Things Considered for July 8, 2011 Hear the All Things Considered program for July 8, 2011

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Obama discusses the new monthly jobs report in a cloudy Rose Garden on July 8. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Scrambles To Respond To Bleak Jobs Report

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Alps Ratatat
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Grandpa's Hands [For Frank Wall Sr.] Blue Cranes
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Brutal Cartels Make Crossing U.S. Border Even Riskier

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Point of You Elephant Revival
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Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620 Various
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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's Earthquake Ballad

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Same Grain With New Wood Pullman
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Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel

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Cancer Patient Gets First Totally Artificial Windpipe

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Massive Transaction Law of the Least Effort
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Green Peppers Herb Alpert
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Whipped Cream & Other Delights Rewhipped
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Cameron Vows Full Probe Of Phone Hacking Scandal

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Alleged Legends The Streets
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Tuck On In Brad Shepik
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Heat Lightning The One Am Radio
The Magic Flute Overture, K. 620 Tafelmusik
Take a Look Floratone

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Betty Ford: An Advocate And An Inspiration

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Falani Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
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Inchworm Battles

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From The Movies, Lessons On Privatizing Outer Space

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