All Things Considered for October 11, 2017 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 11, 2017

Nicole and Ben Veum and baby Adrian, who was born after Nicole had to be evacuated from a hospital because of a fire that swept through Santa Rosa, Calif. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

toggle caption
April Dembosky/KQED

Shots - Health News

Giving Birth Is Hard Enough — Now Try It In The Middle Of A Wildfire

Wildfires that spread quickly in Northern California meant that hospitals had to evacuate on the fly. One woman in the middle of childbirth tells her story.

Heirloom Apollo Brown
Don't Mind James Brown

Stanley Fischer, who is resigning as Federal Reserve vice chair, says releasing transcripts of Fed meetings immediately could inhibit frank discussions among policymakers. Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR

Fed's Departing Vice Chair On Stocks, The Federal Debt And Transparency

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556973877/557198188" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Outside the Box 40 winks
Truth Lies Low Andrew Bird
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Truth Lies Low
Album
Are You Serious
Artist
Andrew Bird

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani delivers a speech during the opening session of the new Parliament in Tehran in 2016. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images

What Is — And Isn't — Covered By The Iranian Nuclear Deal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557178472/557198194" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
For Da Love Of Da Game DJ Jazzy Jeff

President Trump spoke from the White House in July in an effort to promote health overhaul legislation. He's now trying to make changes through an executive order. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
The Washington Post/Getty Images

Trump Says He'll Sign Order To Expand Health Insurance Options

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556841453/557198200" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
BUS RIDE KAYTRANADA feat. Karriem Riggins, River Tiber
Mosquito

Opera director Yuval Sharon, seen here at his home in Los Angeles, was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow. Roman Cho/John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

toggle caption
Roman Cho/John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Opera Director Yuval Sharon Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/556899374/557198206" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Wobbles Benmont Tench
Don't Wanna Be Xenia Rubinos
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Don't Wanna Be
Album
Black Terry Cat
Artist
Xenia Rubinos

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Nicole and Ben Veum and baby Adrian, who was born after Nicole had to be evacuated from a hospital because of a fire that swept through Santa Rosa, Calif. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

toggle caption
April Dembosky/KQED

Giving Birth Is Hard Enough — Now Try It In The Middle Of A Wildfire

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557077818/557198212" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Joe Hill [Instrumental] Ani DiFranco & Utah Phillips
Just Friends Charlie Parker
Cherry Ratatat
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Cherry
Album
Ratatat
Artist
Ratatat

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Run Chicano Batman
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Run
Album
Freedom Is Free
Artist
Chicano Batman

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Losalamitos — Latinfunklovesong Gene Harris
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Losalamitos — Latinfunklovesong
Album
Classic Rare Groove Mastercuts, Vol. 3
Artist
Gene Harris

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime [Exclusive Recording] Beck

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. He has admitted facing Amazon in video is a challenge. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Once Dominant, Netflix Faces An Increasing Number Of Video Challengers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/557161117/557198218" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Lit
Introduction Noah and the Whale