Weekend Edition Saturday for January 12, 2013
Jan 12, 2013 — NPR's Scott Simon muses on momentous news this week — the Baseball Writers Association elected no one to the Hall of Fame. The shutout might be a classic reminder that cheating sometimes brings quick riches, but it can't buy respect.
Jan 12, 2013 — New York Knicks captain Amar'e "STAT" Stoudemire is a six-time All-Star, an education activist and the author of three books for middle-schoolers. In his latest release, an injury helps an 11-year-old STAT learn lessons both on and off the court.
Jan 12, 2013 — The belle epoque was not particularly belle if you were poor and female — like the young girl who modeled for Edgar Degas' famous sculpture, The Little Dancer, Aged 14. A new novel by Cathy Marie Buchanan tells the story of that girl, ballet student Marie van Goethem.
Jan 12, 2013 — The National WWII Museum in New Orleans presents a range of real-life scenarios that give visitors a sense of the ethical — and often dangerous — decisions soldiers and civilians were forced to make during the war.
Jan 12, 2013 — On the third anniversary of Haiti's devastating earthquake, the country is laying plans to rid itself of the cholera epidemic that followed in its wake. Most scientists now think Nepalese soldiers unwittingly spread the pathogen in Haiti when they joined a United Nations peacekeeping force.
Jan 12, 2013 — After a crisis, not all of the help that's given is necessary: People send stuffed animals when they should be sending diapers. New ways of managing donations are now getting the appropriate help to the right people.
Jan 12, 2013 — Only available in Europe, Dylan's new, limited-edition compilation aims to extend the copyright on unreleased material from the beginning of his career.
Jan 12, 2013 — Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 has been called one of the best live albums ever recorded. But it was shelved for more than 20 years by executives at Cooke's record label, who feared what the mainstream would make of his fiery performance.