Weekend Edition Sunday for September 4, 2011 Hear the Weekend Edition Sunday program for September 4, 2011

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday

Lee Ielpi is president of the September 11th Families' Association, which opened the Tribute WTC Visitor Center in 2006. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Franklin II/AP

'The World Speaks' In Response To Sept. 11

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140121297/140178633" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A rebel fighter patrolled near a homemade wanted of Moammar Gadhafi at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Alexandre Meneghini/AP

Amid Change In Libya, Africa Assesses Ties

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140176745/140178645" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks to Tea Party members during the Restoring America event on Saturday in Indianola, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Charlie Neibergall/AP

Palin Offers No Clues On Presidential Ambitions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140178664/140178775" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jay Young, owner of Colorado Gators, holds Peewee, his 11-year-old daughter's former pet. Colorado Gators offers classes on how to wrestle alligators. Sean Post hide caption

toggle caption
Sean Post

Gator Wrestling: 'Not A Thinking Man's Sport'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140175053/140178780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lloyd Smith, left, and Laura Sprankle of Hagerstown, Md., visit the overlook at the temporary Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011. Gene J. Puskar/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

toggle caption
Gene J. Puskar/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ten Years Later, Flight 93 Memorial Still Unfinished

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140172828/140178781" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lenny Kravitz and guitarist Craig Ross, performing in New York this summer. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Lenny Kravitz: Choosing Optimism

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/140094335/140178784" 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.

Weekend Edition SundayWeekend Edition Sunday