All Things Considered for July 25, 2006
Jul 25, 2006 — Sixty years ago, an angry white mob grabbed two black couples from a car, beat them and shot them to death. Townsfolk remained quiet about what they knew. Now, the FBI is reexamining the case.
Jul 25, 2006 — Book critic Oscar Villalon offers his appreciation of Bill Buford's new memoir Heat. Inspired by Italian star chef Mario Batali, Buford experiences a trial by fire in the kitchen of one of New York's top restaurants.
Jul 25, 2006 — Police in Phoenix release new information about two serial killers blamed for at least 11 murders since last year. A total of at least 41 people are believed to have been attacked by the "Baseline Killer" and the "Serial Shooter," who operate separately.
Jul 25, 2006 — Patrick Taylor of Cuneo Cellars in Carlton, Ore., lets us listen to the sucking sound of an apparatus used to detect acidity in wine. He tells us how it works and why it is important to do this test.
Jul 25, 2006 — As a third week of violence begins along the Lebanon-Israel border, there are fewer Israeli airstrikes in central and northern Lebanon. But the aerial attacks that began on July 12 have left much of Lebanon's infrastructure in tatters.
Jul 25, 2006 — Lower airfares and high gas prices are encouraging families to leave the car behind at vacation time. That means fewer visitors for small museums outside major cities, forcing them to close their doors and display their exhibits online.
Jul 25, 2006 — Originally from Iran, classical guitarist Lily Afshar stayed in the United States after the Islamic revolution in her homeland. Like her life, her music crosses continents. Hemispheres, Afshar's fourth CD, explores the Persian influence on her work.