All Things Considered for Sunday, June 1, 2014

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Jessica Robinson, correspondent with the Northwest News Network, about American prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl, and how his hometown in Idaho is reacting to the news of his release.
In exchange for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. transferred five detainees from Guantanamo to Qatar. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry about the swap.

What's Next For Egypt After Sisi's Win?

In Egyptian elections this week, former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi won a decisive victory. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Cairo correspondent Leila Fadel about what Egyptians are preparing for next.
In places where bullets fly regularly, there's a new kind of "duck and cover" lesson for kids. The impact of stray bullets isn't widely studied, but their indiscriminate nature is known all too well.
An actor since childhood, Russell Harvard always wanted to play the bad guy. In the TV show Fargo, he plays a menacing hit man whose partner interprets for him — sometimes.
Bret Anthony Johnston's novel starts with a boy being found years after he had been kidnapped. Johnston wanted to explore the question, "How do you relate to each other after the worst has happened?"

Bustin' Into June With Sweet, Silly Poetry

Today we're anticipating the month of June — and the start of summer fun — with the poetic stylings of one of history's most creative duos: Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
The bassist and songwriter gave a secret show in Los Angeles this weekend, and NPR's Arun Rath was there. Hear their conversation and selections from the concert.
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