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Letters: Presidential Gifts, Stolen Cars


From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Michele Norris.


And it's time now for your comments. In honor of the president and first lady's trip to Europe this week, we heard yesterday about the sticky wicket of gift-giving between the heads of state.

NORRIS: Indeed it wasn't. It turns out it was from the president of Bulgaria and his wife. The Bushes did not ultimately keep the two-month-old pooch. It ended up with a family in Maryland. And by the way, Bulgaria's president also gave President Bush a Bulgarian edition of the 2002 book, "The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush."

NORRIS: Also a story about a stolen car, Facebook, and espadrilles in this week's All Tech segment had many listeners buzzing. Blogger Jennifer Sharpe mourned her stolen 2004 Toyota Matrix on Facebook.

NORRIS: Our last moments together, part singing along to "Black Coffee in Bed." And when it was actually being stolen, I was probably sipping a cappuccino and thinking about espadrilles.

NORRIS: Now, I know the show is called ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, but really?

SIEGEL: We'll ask our legal department, Mr. Spears.

NORRIS: I'd like to know what they come up with. Well, in the meantime, please keep your letters coming to us. You can write to us by visiting npr.org, and just click on contact us at the bottom of the page. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.