December 6, 2013 | NPR · The Labor Department released the jobs report for November on Friday morning. The report showed that 204,000 jobs were added to payrolls last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent, a five-year low.
December 6, 2013 | NPR · Melissa Block speaks with regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times for the latest in political news.
December 6, 2013 | NPR · In 2004, All Things Considered aired a documentary called "Mandela: An Audio History" by producers Joe Richman and Sue Johnson of Radio Diaries. It tells the story of the struggle against apartheid through the voices of Mandela and the people who fought with and against him.This selection from that documentary recalls Mandela's treason trial, in which he was convicted and sentenced to serve life in prison on Robben Island.