All Things Considered for April 23, 2012
Apr 23, 2012 — The retrial of baseball great Roger Clemens began in earnest Monday after a week of jury selection. Prosecutor Steven Durham in his opening statement to the jury said Clemens, unlike other baseball greats who owned up to their mistakes, told lies and "other lies to cover up those lies."
Apr 23, 2012 — Once upon a time, tacos were a Mexican snack. Now they're an all-American institution. Gustavo Arellano leads us across Southern California in search of the roots of the American taco.
Apr 23, 2012 — Once excited about the prospect of their first, free presidential elections, Egyptian voters are growing frustrated. Many don't know who the candidates are or what they stand for. And the recent disqualification of 10 candidates has only complicated the race.
Apr 23, 2012 — Weedon's guide to the basics of guitar playing was used by the young musicians who would become members of The Who and The Beatles.
Apr 23, 2012 — Israel's highest court has ruled that Ulpana, a Jewish settlement outpost in the West Bank, was built on Palestinian land and should be torn down. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is now looking for a way to keep it in place. The issue could threaten the survival of Netanyahu's government.
Apr 23, 2012 — Social networking sites have been at the vanguard of the Arab uprisings over the past year. Egyptians used online pages to organize protests, and Syrian activists have posted frequent YouTube videos showing government forces shelling civilian areas.