All Things Considered for April 7, 2014
Apr 7, 2014 — The brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead in just over three months. Some collapsed in grief as the country marked the anniversary of those dark days.
Apr 7, 2014 — Mathilde Mukantabana, the Rwandan ambassador to the U.S., talks about her personal losses in the genocide of 1994, as well as the lasting legacy of the brutality and the country's response.
Apr 7, 2014 — In a first for the Metropolitan Opera, Kristine Opolais made two major-role debuts in the space of 18 hours. The Latvian soprano sang leads in Madama Butterfly and La Bohème back to back.
Apr 7, 2014 — The Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies take the court in Monday's NCAA men's college basketball final. NPR's Tom Goldman talks to Melissa Block about what to watch for in the game.
Apr 7, 2014 — Huge HD TV screens have changed the stadium experience, meaning that many fans who paid big bucks for a seat at the game will still be watching the action on TV.
Apr 7, 2014 — In court Monday, Olympian Oscar Pistorius spoke publicly for the first time of the night he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. David Smith, the Africa correspondent for The Guardian, offers more detail.
Apr 7, 2014 — Mourners left more than 600 pairs of sneakers at the site, shoes that held deeply personal meanings for runners before the race.
Apr 7, 2014 — Tighter regulations on ivory coming in and out of the U.S. could have a profound impact on musicians who travel with antique instruments.
Apr 7, 2014 — High-frequency trading has drastically altered the stock markets — and not always for the better, as the book Flash Boys makes clear. The roots of this kind of trading lie in a regulation passed to encourage the spread of electronic exchanges. Now, some critics say it's time to decide whether new rules are in order.
Apr 7, 2014 — The Sun Pyramid, built by ancient pre-Aztecs around 100 B.C., is in trouble. A bad reconstruction job a century ago may be causing one side of the pyramid to dry out, and some say it could crumble.