Weekend Edition Sunday for July 21, 2013
Jul 21, 2013 — In 1982, Dennis Fritz and Ron Williamson were convicted of a brutal rape and murder in a small town in Oklahoma. The same DNA evidence that overturned Fritz and Williamson's convictions incriminated another man, who was later found guilty for the crimes.
Jul 21, 2013 — Baggage fees, first imposed in summer of 2008, helped financially desperate carriers stay aloft as the U.S. economy was spiraling down. Today, baggage fees are not only the norm but are heading higher still.
Jul 21, 2013 — Every answer is the name of a famous person, past or present, with five letters in the first and last names. One letter in each name is changed to make a new word. You name the people.
Jul 21, 2013 — Many African-Americans are pleased that President Obama spoke frankly about the inequities experienced in this country by blacks. They say understanding the distress over the Zimmerman verdict is key to honest discussions about race.
Jul 21, 2013 — The British duo, whose song "If You Leave" will forever be linked to John Hughes' seminal teen film Pretty In Pink, began making music when the members were teens themselves.
Jul 14, 2013 — From Prohibition until just a few years ago, almost every bartender in the country relied on just one brand of bitters. But now some are rediscovering old recipes for these bittersweet infusions.