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Studs Terkel, Oral Historian And Radio Legend, 96

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Palin Supporters Rally In Limbaugh's Hometown

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'Personhood' Amendment On Colorado Ballot

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Missouri Farming Couple Worries About The Future

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On The Mississippi, Two Views Of The Candidates

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Favors, Inconsistencies Taint Angola Murder Case

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Doubts Arise About 1972 Angola Prison Murder

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In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks

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Chicago High School Raises Crops, Career Hopes

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York Voters Express Post-Election Hopes, Fears

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NPR Poll: Obama Has 11-Point Lead In Swing States

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How McCain Shed Pariah Status Among Evangelicals

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Debating 'Drill, Baby, Drill' At Site Of '69 Spill

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Facing The Downturn On A New York Farm

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McCain Shakes Off Powell's Endorsement Of Obama

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