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All Things Considered for September 28, 2012

Sep 28, 2012 — In new ads from President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, the candidates talk directly to the camera. Obama is also putting out longer television spots. Why the change of style?
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Sep 28, 2012 — Each month, NPR's All Things Considered invites a poet into the newsroom to see how the show comes together, and to write an original poem about the news. This month, our NewsPoet is Philip Schultz. Want to write your own poem about the day's news? You can put them in the comments below.
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Sep 28, 2012 — One of today's hottest conductors talks about a piece that's integral to his musical life: Stravinsky's earthshaking Rite of Spring, which Dudamel insists has not lost its power to shock in the century since it was written.
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Sep 28, 2012 — The story begins in the 1920s, when the U.S. government thought blimps might be the next big thing in warfare.
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Sep 28, 2012 — After struggling with budget issues, the Dayton Philharmonic, Ballet and Opera banded together to form a single arts organization.
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