Weekend Edition Saturday for October 27, 2012
Oct 27, 2012 — It's Eid al-Adha, or the feast of the sacrifice, a four-day religious holiday that is one of the holiest events of the Muslim world. But there is little to celebrate in Syria's largest city, Aleppo. A cease-fire called for the holiday is already crumbling, and in some areas it never took hold.
Oct 27, 2012 — Japanese-American Frank Tanabe was sent to an internment camp after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Even so, he volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army and fought for his country. Tanabe's last battle was living long enough to cast one last ballot.
Oct 27, 2012 — In bright-red Alabama, the race for chief justice of the state's Supreme Court is surprisingly heated, pitting a controversial and archconservative former justice against a relatively unknown Democrat.
Oct 27, 2012 — The folk singer, environmentalist and activist remains active and busy. He splits the firewood that heats his home overlooking the Hudson River, and he's just published a book of his collected writings and released two new albums.