All Things Considered for June 4, 2013 Hear the All Things Considered program for June 4, 2013

Palestinian gunmen drag a man from a motorcycle in Gaza City on Nov. 20. He was one of six men killed that day on suspicion of collaborating with Israel. The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip denied responsibility, though it has executed others judged to be working with Israel's security forces. Hatem Moussa/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Hatem Moussa/AP

In Gaza, Hamas Targets Palestinian Informants In Crackdown

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/186975387/188699147" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Mother Mother Fat Freddy's Drop
From the Rooftops The Funk Ark
Natural Acts Sonny & the Sunsets
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Natural Acts
Album
Antenna to the Afterworld
Artist
Sonny & the Sunsets

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Move Jonathan Elias
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Move
Album
American River
Artist
Jonathan Elias

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

In a new poll, just a quarter of single black women said they were looking for a long-term relationship, while nearly half of black men said they were. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

Single Black Man Seeks LTR. Single Black Woman? Not So Much

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188643185/188699159" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Kahlil Gibran STRFKR
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Kahlil Gibran
Album
Miracle Mile
Artist
STRFKR

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Congadanza Chucho Valdes

Shuggie Otis' Inspiration Information was first released nearly 40 years ago. B+/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
B+/Courtesy of the artist

Shuggie Otis: 40 Years Later, Still An 'Inspiration'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188676452/188699163" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Sparkle City Shuggie Otis
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Sparkle City
Album
Inspiration Information/Wings of Love
Artist
Shuggie Otis

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Hummingbyrd [Instrumental] Marty Stuart

President Obama announces in the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday his nominations of (from left) Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard and Patricia Millett to fill vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Obama's D.C. Court Nominations Heat Up Battle With Senate

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188679780/188699165" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Sprung Monkey Garage a Trois
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Sprung Monkey
Album
Emphasizer
Artist
Garage a Trois

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Fly and Unfold Christian Pabst

U.S. Green Berets patrol with Afghan National Army special forces outside the village of Kasan, in Wardak province. The Green Berets along with the ANASF have been training Afghan local police to take the lead in their village stability and security. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
David Gilkey/NPR

As U.S. Troops Draw Down, Can Afghans Take The Lead?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188369913/188712694" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Spirit Of The Air Pat Metheny
Southern Delta Jonathan Elias
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Southern Delta
Album
American River
Artist
Jonathan Elias

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Got Me Wrong Brad Mehldau Trio
Eighthundred Streets by Feet Esbjörn Svensson
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Eighthundred Streets by Feet
Album
Tuesday Wonderland
Artist
Esbjörn Svensson

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Saskamodie Mocky
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Saskamodie
Album
Saskamodie
Artist
Mocky

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Colum McCann won the National Book Award in 2009 for Let the Great World Spin. Dustin Aksland hide caption

toggle caption
Dustin Aksland

McCann's 'TransAtlantic' Crosses Fiction And Fact, Ireland And U.S.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188395416/188718511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Sing About Me, I'm Dying Of Thirst Kendrick Lamar
All In Flying Lotus