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All Things Considered
Friday, November 11, 2011

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  • For Gingrich, A Slow And Steady Climb To The Top
    This summer, the former House speaker's campaign seemed to bottom out when most of his staff quit. Now, the 68-year-old finds himself in the top tier of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. He credits his rise in the polls to his "serious, substantive approach" to the issues.
  • Week In Politics: Republican Presidential Field; This Week's Elections
    Guy Raz speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times.
  • Obama Marks Veterans Day At Arlington Cemetery
    President Obama marked Veterans Day Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. Robert Siegel and Guy Raz have more.
  • Letters: Ninja Librarians; Master Of Library Science
    Robert Siegel and Guy Raz revisit arguably one of the program's most memorable phrases this week: ninja librarians. Also, they address one listener's email about the degree of Master of Library Science.
  • Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway And Having A Blast
    The star of The X-Men and Real Steel returns to the New York stage for the first time since his Tony-winning turn in The Boy from Oz. He tells Jeff Lunden that he's dancing his behind off — and enjoying the heck out of it.
  • The Bonus Army: How A Protest Led To The GI Bill
    When World War I veterans returned from overseas, they were promised a cash bonus for their service — but they wouldn't get their money until 1945. Then the Great Depression struck. Desperate for relief, in 1932 a group of veterans from Portland, Ore., went to Washington to demand early payment. The protests led to violence — and eventually the GI Bill.
  • It's The End Of The World, And She Feels Fine
    The rogue planet Melancholia threatens to hit Earth, while two couples (Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgard; Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland) bicker at a wedding.
  • The Story Of A Guy And His Pet Buffalo
    A buffalo in a car? A buffalo in a bar? It happens — in a small Canadian town.
  • Pharmaceutical Exec To Lead Penn State Investigation
    A pharmaceutical company executive will lead an investigative committee that's looking at the child sexual abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University. This new committee will be made up of students, faculty and board members. This committee's investigation is separate from the criminal investigation already underway.
  • A Timeline Of The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal
    As the number of people involved in the scandal around former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky grows, exactly who knew what, when, is becoming increasingly unclear. Robert Siegel unpacks the timeline with reporter Sara Ganim of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa., who broke the story of a grand jury investigation of Sandusky in March.

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