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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Unexpected Turns

    On today's show: Eric Alterman looks at how the idea of liberalism has changed from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Benjamin Busch talks about his memoir Dust to Dust. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a statue from Easter Island. Rajesh Parameswaran talks about his collection of stories, I Am an Executioner. Plus Jim Abbott discusses his remarkable baseball career—and about pitching a no-hitter—despite being born without a right hand.

  • 01:00 AM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island Statue

    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 Hoa Hakananai'a Easter Island Statue.

  • 01:15 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Unexpected Turns

    On today's show: Eric Alterman looks at how the idea of liberalism has changed from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Benjamin Busch talks about his memoir Dust to Dust. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a statue from Easter Island. Rajesh Parameswaran talks about his collection of stories, I Am an Executioner. Plus Jim Abbott discusses his remarkable baseball career—and about pitching a no-hitter—despite being born without a right hand.

  • 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
  • Ensuring a Legacy

    Elisabeth Benjamin of the Community Service Society explains how a new health insurance marketplace for New York State could work. Plus: NYU professor and educational policy analyst Diane Ravitch; inside the exclusive brotherhood of former U.S. presidents; and NY1’s Errol Louis on the legacy of Congressman Edolphus Towns.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Across the Divide

    On today’s show: Social scientist Jonathan Haidt looks at why people are so divided by politics and religion. Violinist Philippe Quint and singer-songwriter Nellie McKay discuss their roles in the new film “Downtown Express.” A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a tughra, the official signature of the ruler of the Ottoman Empire. Annalena McAfee discusses her debut novel, The Spoiler. Plus, Michael Lind explains how and why Americans, since the earliest days of the republic, have continuously reinvented our economy.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent

    This week Neil MacGregor is exploring the great empires of the world around 1500 - from the Inca in South America to the Ming in China and the Timurids in the Middle East.

    Read more about the Tughra of Suleiman the Magnificent.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Across the Divide

    On today’s show: Social scientist Jonathan Haidt looks at why people are so divided by politics and religion. Violinist Philippe Quint and singer-songwriter Nellie McKay discuss their roles in the new film “Downtown Express.” A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a tughra, the official signature of the ruler of the Ottoman Empire. Annalena McAfee discusses her debut novel, The Spoiler. Plus, Michael Lind explains how and why Americans, since the earliest days of the republic, have continuously reinvented our economy.

  • 02:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Bob Marley's Legend

    For years, big-name directors have struggled to make a movie about the late reggae legend Bob Marley. Now, a new documentary aims to tell the story behind the superstar. Today: Bob Marley’s eldest son, Ziggy Marley and filmmaker Kevin Macdonald tell us about "Marley." Plus, a live performance from fast-playing Minnesota bluegrass band, Trampled By Turtles. And, our weekly Pick Three.

  • 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
  • Bob Marley's Legend

    For years, big-name directors have struggled to make a movie about the late reggae legend Bob Marley. Now, a new documentary aims to tell the story behind the superstar. Today: Bob Marley’s eldest son, Ziggy Marley and filmmaker Kevin Macdonald tell us about "Marley." Plus, a live performance from fast-playing Minnesota bluegrass band, Trampled By Turtles. And, our weekly Pick Three.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • New Music from Finland

    There’s music from Finland for this New Sounds, which is a musical hotbed of many genres: classical, folk, weirdly dressed heavy metal rock bands, and some of the less easily defined new music types.  We’ll hear from accordion virtuoso Maria Kalaniemi along with something else for accordion (& electronics) by Kimmo Pohjonen.