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All Things Considered
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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  • All Things Considered
    Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features.
  • U.S. Treads Cautiously In Honduras Dispute
    Honduras' deposed President Manuel Zelaya plans to return home to contest his ouster, with the support of the Organization of American States, the United Nations and the United States. Washington, however, has found itself among strange bedfellows on this issue.
  • Honduran Envoy Backs New Government
    The ambassador to the U.S. says he has not been notified of a change in his status, though the man who appointed him, Manuel Zelaya, was deposed last weekend by the country's military. Roberto Flores Bermudez also says the change of government in Honduras was constitutional.
  • Battle Likely Over Jackson Will
    Pop icon Michael Jackson's will filed Wednesday in a Los Angeles court gave his estate to the Michael Jackson Family Trust. Who controls that trust is sure to be a huge legal battle. Stevenson Jacobs, a business writer for The Associated Press, offers his insight.
  • Battle Likely Over Jackson Will
    Pop icon Michael Jackson's will filed Wednesday in a Los Angeles court gave his estate to the Michael Jackson Family Trust. Who controls that trust is sure to be a huge legal battle. Stevenson Jacobs, a business writer for The Associated Press, offers his insight.
  • Cover-Ups Hurt Cheating American Politicians
    South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford now recalls other times with his Argentine soul mate and acknowledges having crossed the line with various other women as well. Call it an American tragedy. It is not that Europe doesn't have philandering politicians, says Daniel Schorr; it's that they are just less likely to lie about it.
  • Doctors Say Health Care Rationing Already Exists
    The specter of government rationing of health care is a prime argument being used against overhauling the U.S. system. But some doctors and economists argue that, in effect, the American system is already rationing in the most unproductive ways.
  • Young Doctors Weigh In On Health Care
    Two young doctors, just finishing up their residencies, discuss the decisions behind their career choices. Nicole Loeding is going into primary care, while Brian Southern, after becoming disillusioned with primary care, has chosen pulmonary critical care.
  • Letters: Clarification, Tomatoes
    Melissa Block reads from listeners' letters, including a clarification about coups in Latin America and a note about Florida's lengthy tomato regulations.
  • Calls Grow For Gov. Sanford Resignation
    South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is weathering more calls for his resignation and further investigations into his extramarital affair. He conceded Tuesday that he had met with his Argentine mistress more than he had originally said, including several multinight stays in New York.

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