Weekend Edition Sunday for November 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012 — After Superstorm Sandy, Kathleen Chaney found a bundle of letters along the New Jersey shore. Tied with a pink ribbon and thoroughly soaked, the letters tell the story of a wartime romance.
Nov 25, 2012 — Now married and a mother, the Grammy-winning songwriter says she's more aware than ever of the habits that allow her to stay productive.
Nov 25, 2012 — The hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast stop by Weekend Edition Sunday to share some favorite new music from the Latin world.
Nov 25, 2012 — Calls for secession in Spain's northern region have been reignited by the economic crisis. Catalonia's leader is vowing to call a referendum on independence, if he's returned to power in Sunday's election.
Nov 25, 2012 — Fighting between rebel and government forces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has set off a humanitarian crisis. In one small refugee camp, workers from international aid groups are doing what they can to try and help some of the roughly 100,000 Congolese displaced by the fighting.
Nov 25, 2012 — With mixers, blenders and food processors found in most kitchens, the primitive mortar and pestle may seem out of place. But the Stone Age tool can't be beat when it comes to creating tasty salsas, pestos and curries, chefs say.
Nov 25, 2012 — Every answer consists of a made-up two-word phrase in which the first word starts with CH, and the second word is pronounced the same as the first except with an SH sound at the start. (The spelling may or may not change.) For example, given the clue "some Central African fish," the answer would be "Chad shad."