All Things Considered for September 20, 2013 Hear the All Things Considered program for September 20, 2013

President Obama gestures as he speaks to workers at the Ford Kansas City Stamping Plant in Liberty, Mo., on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama's Latest Challenges Go Beyond The GOP

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Audio Pool The Album Leaf
Chasing Clouds Kinobe

Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's secret surveillance program have pushed the agency to expedite planned reforms ahead of schedule, according to NSA officials. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended

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Imprevisto Bossa Três
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Grand Central Warren Wolf

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who faces genocide charges, has applied for a visa to come to the U.S. for the annual United Nations General Assembly next week. The U.S. has not yet said whether he'll be allowed in the country. Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Will The U.S. Grant A Visa To Sudan's Indicted Leader?

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Craig Cobb's house on Main Street in Leith, N.D., where he spends his days posting online comments advocating for white supremacists to join his settlement. Cobb, a self-described white supremacist, has invited fellow white separatists to help him transform the town into a white enclave. Kevin Cederstrom/AP hide caption

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This Tiny Town Is Trying To Stop Neo-Nazis From Taking Over

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Bo's Veranda Morphine
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B-Sides & Otherwise
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Samba de Jainero Various Artists
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Latino Latino
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Various Artists

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King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown Augustus Pablo
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Classic Rockers
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Brown Oxford Archie Pelago
Sonnentanz Klangkarussell
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Stuart Blumberg has written several films, but Thanks for Sharing is his first directorial effort. Anne Joyce /Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Stuart Blumberg Really Wants To Talk About Sex

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Lake Nerraw Flow Warren Wolf
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Wolfgang
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A couple review the work of Brazilian artist Victor Arruda during ArtRio, the International Art Fair of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept. 5. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Across Brazil, The Art Scene Is Shifting

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Salvador Nó em Pingo d'Água
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Kiara Bonobo

Composer Ellis Ludwig-Leone leads the chamber-pop ensemble San Fermin. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Young Composer Steps Outside Of Himself (And Into Pop)

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Sonsick San Fermin
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