All Things Considered
All Things Considered
Monday, October 29, 2012

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  • 'Frankenstorm' Sandy Churns Toward East Coast
    Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish check in with Jeff Brady, who monitored coastal conditions and official briefings in Cape May, N.J. They also talk to Margot Adler in New York City. Science Correspondent Joe Palca talks about the storm's strength and direction, as well as some of the unusual characteristics that have inspired the nickname "Frankenstorm."
  • Sandy Upends Presidential Race As Election Nears
    Hurricane Sandy has disrupted the presidential campaigns of President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney. Both campaigns cancelled scheduled events for Monday and Tuesday.
  • Sandy Disrupts Early Voting, But Impact May Be Small
    A number of East Coast states shut down early voting sites or made other election adjustments because of Hurricane Sandy on Monday. However, it's not likely to have a great impact on the election.
  • Romney Retrospective: The Business Candidate, Still Working To Close The Deal
    Mitt Romney spent years lining up endorsements, donors and state-by-state victory networks. His meticulous strategy paid off in a long GOP primary and has kept him competitive in the general election campaign. It also has revealed glimpses of Romney's loyalty and how he handles mistakes.
  • Want To Be Rich? Be Lucky, Know The Right People
    Class, wealth and personal responsibility have dominated much of the national conversation throughout the presidential election. In the first of a three-part series, All Things Considered asks several wealthy Americans with very different perspectives how they account for their own economic prosperity.
  • Random House, Penguin Publishing Houses To Merge
    Executives of the publishing giants Bertelsmann and Pearson announced on Monday that they will pursue a merger of their publishing houses, Random House and Penguin. The united publishing companies are set to become a large and influential force in publishing.
  • Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast
    We look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy on travel around the country. Airlines cancelled thousands of flights and other transit services were shut down as well.
  • Voter Turnout Efforts Going Full Steam In Wisconsin
    Wisconsin is in the small group of remaining battleground states that could determine the outcome of the presidential election. Turnout operations are an important part of the Mitt Romney and President Obama campaigns in all the critical states. But in Wisconsin, get-out-the-vote efforts grew out of the state's hard-fought gubernatorial recall election.
  • Sandy Disrupts Lives Of Millions On The East Coast
    Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish have the latest on Hurricane Sandy and its effects on the region.
  • Waves Pound Maryland Coast As Hurricane Nears
    Audie Cornish speaks with Larry Abramson in Ocean City, Md., about the impact of Hurricane Sandy. The storm has already destroyed the town's fishing pier and sent floodwaters pouring into low-lying areas

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