All Things Considered for October 9, 2011 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 9, 2011

Protesters in Argentina in 2001 wave national flags as they walk through tear gas and smoke from burning street fires set by demonstrators during the country's financial crisis.

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When A Country Defaults, Who Comes Knocking?

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Crazy Quilt Kevin Hays & Brad Mehldau
Dynamite Taio Cruz
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Former NFL offensive lineman Ben Lynch playing for the San Francisco 49ers.

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Weighty Challenge: A Lineman's Life After Football

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Thad Holmes and Clem Parnell's company Holy Smoke takes your loved one's ashes and turns them into ammunition.

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Ashes To Ammo: How To Reload Your Dead Loved One

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Yartsa gunbu (Cordyceps Sinensis) sliced in half.

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Caterpillar Fungus: The Viagra Of The Himalayas

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Dance of Hope Frank London & Roger Davidson
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On the Road of Life
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Deuces Chris Brown

The Oramics machine is the creation of Daphne Oram, the first director of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.

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A Relic From The Roots Of Electronic Music

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Make a Movie Twista
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Perfect Storm
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Poker Face [Guide Vocal Track] Karaoke
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