All Things Considered for September 5, 2012 Hear the All Things Considered program for September 5, 2012

All Things Considered

David Sole rode a bus from Detroit to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., to protest how the Obama administration and the nation's banks have handled the foreclosure crisis. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Yuki Noguchi/NPR

Democratic Convention Draws Troubled Homeowners

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160607586/160624756" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Human chromosomes like these contain genes and lots of other genetic material whose function has been a mystery. National Cancer Institute via AP hide caption

toggle caption
National Cancer Institute via AP

Scientists Unveil 'Google Maps' For Human Genome

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160599136/160624762" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In a surprise finish, Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira (left) races past South Africa's Oscar Pistorius to win a gold medal in the 200-meter race at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Emilio Morenatti/AP

Oscar Pistorius Seeks Redemption In Race To Be The World's Fastest Amputee

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160609658/160624768" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The two Voyager spacecraft launched on Aug. 20 and Sept. 5, 1977, on a mission to explore Jupiter and Saturn. This true-color image, captured by Voyager 2 on July 21, 1981, shows the moons Dione (small dot at left) and Rhea (lower right) near Saturn. NASA/JPL hide caption

toggle caption
NASA/JPL

After 35 Years, Voyager Nears Edge Of Solar System

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160609488/160624776" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

This image shows a Parsi Tower of Silence, circa 1955, near Mumbai, India. The bodies of the dead are left here to be disposed of by vultures. Alice Schalek/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Alice Schalek/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Vanishing Vultures A Grave Matter For India's Parsis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160401322/160631806" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

John Cage during his 1966 concert at the opening of the National Arts Foundation in Washington, D.C. Rowland Scherman/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Rowland Scherman/Getty Images

Music Is Everywhere: John Cage At 100

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160618202/160631807" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

All Things Considered