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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • A Fine Line

    Science Writer Dick Teresi delves into into some of the complex questions surrounding organ donation and the blurred line between life and death. The current Lord Mayor of Belfast, Ireland, talks about his city’s historic connections to the Titanic. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a reliquary that houses what many believe to be a part of the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ. Sax player Bill Evans describes his genre-bending approach to jazz. Plus, Anthony Marx, the President of the New York Public Library, addresses some of the controversy surrounding his institution.

  • 01:00 AM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Holy Thorn Reliquary

    From Mexico to Easter Island, the followers of many world religions used objects to become closer to their gods. Neil MacGregor finds five such devotional items.

    Read more about the Holy Thorn Reliquary.

  • 01:15 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • A Fine Line

    Science Writer Dick Teresi delves into into some of the complex questions surrounding organ donation and the blurred line between life and death. The current Lord Mayor of Belfast, Ireland, talks about his city’s historic connections to the Titanic. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a reliquary that houses what many believe to be a part of the crown of thorns worn by Jesus Christ. Sax player Bill Evans describes his genre-bending approach to jazz. Plus, Anthony Marx, the President of the New York Public Library, addresses some of the controversy surrounding his institution.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • Morning Edition is your perfect morning companion: gentle, but straightforward, explaining the vagaries of international diplomacy, reporting weather and even recommending the best film in town.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • This American Story

    Nikki Haley, the Republican Governor of South Carolina, talks about her new memoir, the presidential race, and the future of the Republican Party. Plus: bestselling author A. J. Jacobs, talks about his latest installment in “experimental living.” And Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, gives an update on the crisis in Syria and the upcoming presidential elections in Egypt. 

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Fight for Survival

    On today’s show: Jeffrey Toobin discusses the Supreme Court and the future of health care legislation. New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn tells the story of her grandmother’s surviving the sinking of the Titanic! Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a painted religious icon from the Byzantine Empire. And the gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell, help you with your home maintenance matters.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy

    From Mexico to Easter Island, the followers of many world religions used objects to become closer to their gods. Neil MacGregor finds five such devotional items.

    Read more about the Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Fight for Survival

    On today’s show: Jeffrey Toobin discusses the Supreme Court and the future of health care legislation. New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn tells the story of her grandmother’s surviving the sinking of the Titanic! Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a painted religious icon from the Byzantine Empire. And the gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell, help you with your home maintenance matters.

  • 02:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Werking It

    Electronic music band Kraftwerk is in the midst of a sold-out residency in New York – inspiring tribute concerts, ticket bidding wars, and spontaneous robotic dance-offs. Today, German singer and composer Theo Bleckmann joins Soundcheck to discuss the legacy of the synthpop pioneers. Plus: A live performance from Gypsy jazz guitarist Stephane Wrembel.

  • 03:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 08:00 PM
    On Point
  • On Point is a hybrid of a talk program and a news-magazine covering each day's important news developments and conducting conversations with newsmakers and thinkers from all around the world.

  • 09:00 PM
    Tell Me More
  • Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

  • 10:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Werking It

    Electronic music band Kraftwerk is in the midst of a sold-out residency in New York – inspiring tribute concerts, ticket bidding wars, and spontaneous robotic dance-offs. Today, German singer and composer Theo Bleckmann joins Soundcheck to discuss the legacy of the synthpop pioneers. Plus: A live performance from Gypsy jazz guitarist Stephane Wrembel.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Kraftwerk Re-Covered

    For this New Sounds program, it's a step beyond your pocket calculator -we'll hear all sorts of arrangements of Kraftwerk songs. There'll be an acoustic version of "The Mirror Stage" featuring lutenist Josef van Wissem and guitarist Gary Lucas.