All Things Considered

All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the American network National Public Radio (NPR). It was the first news program on NPR, premiering on May 3, 1971. It is broadcast live on NPR affiliated stations in the United States, and worldwide through several different outlets, formerly including the NPR Berlin station in Germany.[1] All Things Considered and Morning Edition were the highest rated public radio programs in the United States in 2002 and 2005.[2][3] The show combines news, analysis, commentary, interviews, and special features, and its segments vary in length and style. ATC airs weekdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (live) or Pacific Time (recorded with some updates; in Hawaii it airs as a fully recorded program) or from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time. A weekend version of ATC, Weekend All Things Considered, airs on Saturdays and Sundays.

All Things Considered
GenreNews: analysis, commentary, features, interviews, specials
Running time135 minutes weekdays;
50 minutes weekends approx.
Country of originUnited States
Home stationNPR
Hosted byMary Louise Kelly
Ari Shapiro
Ailsa Chang
Juana Summers
Original releaseMay 3, 1971 (1971-05-03) – present

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