All Things Considered for Saturday, August 17, 2013

Egypt Continues To Slip Further Into Chaos, Violence

Security forces cleared a central Cairo Mosque Saturday, where hundreds of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi had gathered overnight. Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been arrested, charged with murder and terrorism. Guest host Don Gonyea speaks with NPR's Peter Kenyon about the ongoing crisis.

Turmoil In Egypt: Getting 'Back From The Brink'

Amid violence in Egypt, there are reportedly calls for dismantling the Muslim Brotherhood, the party of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Guest host Don Gonyea speaks with Shadi Hamid, the director of research for the Brookings Doha Center, about political and security issues in the country.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden's revelations have left us all grappling with questions of privacy. One way to keep some of our information private is through email encryption. But, how does that work?
Tensions between the traditional wings of the Republican Party and its libertarians have been brewing for years. Leaks of government surveillance information have helped exacerbate the conflict, pushing forward libertarians' stance on civil liberties.
A New Zealand-based aviation company has been granted permission to conduct piloted tests of the one-person flying machine. It plans to have the jet pack on the market in 2014.
In Shot All To Hell, author Mark Lee Gardner explores the roots of James' life of crime following the Civil War.

Irene Diaz: Crafting Songs In Dreamy Black And White

A standout performer from this year's Latin Alternative Music Conference, the 26-year-old singer discusses her noirish debut EP, I Love You Madly.
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