All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

Genre: 

Pages

1:00pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Politics

New Campaign Reaches Out to Latino Voters in Swing States

Signs direct Denver voters in both English and Spanish
Luis Toro Creative Commons/Flickr

One of the nation’s fastest-growing employee unions is launching a sizeable voter campaign effort Wednesday in six key battleground states, including Colorado.

Read more

12:31pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Business

DigitalGlobe To Buy Competitor GeoEye

Satellite Image taken by DigitalGlobe of KUNC's transmitter surrounded by the High Park Fire.
DigitalGlobe

Longmont-based DigitalGlobe Inc. and GeoEye Inc. of Herdon, Va. have finally agreed to merge. These two commercial satellite imagery providers began discussing the details of a merger back in February.

Read more

4:44pm

Mon July 23, 2012

3:49pm

Mon July 23, 2012
The Torch

Two Very Different Cyclists Steer The Way From Idaho To London Olympics

Kristin Armstrong has been reporting to this stretch of highway outside Boise, Idaho, nearly every week to train in the time trial.
Sadie Babits Boise State Public Radio

Two American women cyclists from Idaho will race at this summer's Olympics. And their events couldn't be more different: Kristin Armstrong races the clock, wearing an aerodynamic teardrop helmet in the time trial.

Meanwhile, mountain biker Georgia Gould combines speed with technical prowess to navigate rocky descents and dirt trails.

Training In The Desert

Read more

3:47pm

Mon July 23, 2012
The Two-Way

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Is Dead

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 5:42 pm

Ride and her crewmates rocketed into space aboard Challenger at 7:33 a.m. Eastern Time on June 18, 1983. Ride later described the launch as "exhilarating, terrifying and overwhelming all at the same time."
NASA

In 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. She blasted off aboard Challenger, culminating a long journey that started in 1977 when the Ph.D. candidate answered an ad seeking astronauts for NASA missions.

In a lecture she gave at Berkeley, Ride said she saw the ad on Page 3 of the student newspaper.

"The moment I saw that ad, I knew that's what I wanted to do," she said.

Read more

Pages