Talk of the Nation for August 25, 2011 Hear the Talk of the Nation program for August 25, 2011

Talk of the Nation

Neal Conan leads an exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate the news landscape.
Closing Theme Terence Blanchard
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Closing Theme
Album
The Promised Land [Columbia]
Artist
Terence Blanchard

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Nineteen Ninety Two Unu Mondo
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Nineteen Ninety Two
Album
Hand in Hand
Artist
Unu Mondo

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Your Hand in Mine Explosions in the Sky
Incompatibilidade de Genios Origem
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Incompatibilidade de Genios
Album
Ijexa
Artist
Origem

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Cold Shot Dennis Crouch, Tim Crouch et. al.
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Cold Shot
Album
Pickin' on Stevie Ray Vaughan
Artist
Dennis Crouch, Tim Crouch et. al.

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Boomer Brad Mehldau
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Boomer
Album
House on Hill
Artist
Brad Mehldau

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Many colleges are assigning all incoming freshman a common book to read and discuss in their first week on campus. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

College Freshmen Learn From 'Henrietta Lacks'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139948707/139948700" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Stages of Cruelty Kleenex Girl Wonder
Left Coast Boogaloo Greyboy Allstars
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Left Coast Boogaloo
Album
What Happened to Television?
Artist
Greyboy Allstars

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Talk of the Nation

Neal Conan leads an exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate the news landscape.