All Things Considered for October 4, 2011 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 4, 2011

All Things Considered

Change in Fotrunes Human Bell
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Change in Fotrunes
Album
Human Bell
Artist
Human Bell

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Psalm for the Elks Lodge Last Call The Weakerthans
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Psalm for the Elks Lodge Last Call
Album
Reconstruction Site
Artist
The Weakerthans

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

A Gentle Dissolve Thievery Corporation
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
A Gentle Dissolve
Album
The Cosmic Game
Artist
Thievery Corporation

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

The Lone Official Lambchop
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
The Lone Official
Album
Aw C'mon
Artist
Lambchop

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou addresses a meeting of the Federation of German Industry in Berlin last month. He is the son and grandson of Greek prime ministers, but his critics say he is betraying the work of his father, who built up the Greek welfare state.

John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Greek Prime Minister: Undoing His Father's Legacy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141048632/141054569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A man walks up to an ATM outside a Bank of America branch in Los Angeles. Bank of America has said it will charge customers a $5 monthly fee to use its debit card — a plan that has set off grumbling from consumer advocates at the highest levels.

Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jae C. Hong/AP

Obama, Banks Trade Fire In Debit-Card Debate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141049178/141054571" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Perennials Glorytellers
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Perennials
Album
Glorytellers
Artist
Glorytellers

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Mela D Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Mela D
Album
Miles of Styles
Artist
Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

An Egyptian man sits watching as others take part in a July sit-in at Tahrir Square demanding further reforms in Cairo, months after the country's revolution that brought down the government.

Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images

Authentic Egyptian Music Is From The Streets

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141052309/141054575" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Revolting Children Matilda
End Credits Various
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
End Credits
Album
28 Days Later Soundtrack
Artist
Various

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Take Care, Olaf Dianogah
Hidden Treasure Thousands of One
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Hidden Treasure
Album
Thousands of One
Artist
Thousands of One

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Brian Vandevender says a tough economic market prevented him from getting a good job until the state brought back the program it calls STEPS 2 last month. He just got a position working for a company that makes auto parts and supplies and hopes it will turn into a full-time job when STEPS ends in December.

Kathy Lohr/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Kathy Lohr/NPR

Mississippi's Jobs Program: A New National Model?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141046490/141056113" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Farmer Bill Frisell
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Farmer
Album
Disfarmer
Artist
Bill Frisell

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Sweet Part of the City The Hold Steady
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Sweet Part of the City
Album
Heaven Is Whenever
Artist
The Hold Steady

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

In Tripoli, Libya, women celebrate the revolution against Moammar Gadhafi's regime and call for a strengthening of women's rights, Sept. 2. After playing large but largely unsung roles during the uprising, women are now seeking a greater political role.

Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Alexandre Meneghini/AP

Post-Revolution, Libyan Women Seek Expanded Roles

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141037471/141056116" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Look into the Air Explosions in the Sky
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Look into the Air
Album
How Strange, Innocence
Artist
Explosions in the Sky

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Our Brother Tom, the Green Beret The Philistines Jr
Day Is Done Brad Mehldau Trio
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Day Is Done
Album
Day Is Done
Artist
Brad Mehldau Trio

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Guy Narbonne, a paleontologist at Queen's University in Ontario, inspects a fossil at the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland. It is filled with half-a-billion-year-old treasures like this one.

Ari Daniel Shapiro for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Ari Daniel Shapiro for NPR

Fossils Help Rev Hard-Hit Newfoundland Fishing Area

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141044355/141059027" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Revolting Children Matilda
Never Meant [Vinyl] American Football
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Never Meant [Vinyl]
Album
American Football
Artist
American Football

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

All Things Considered