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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
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 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
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 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
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 08:00 PM
    On Point
  • Part news reporting, part call-in show. Host Tom Ashbrook keeps the conversation centered around the day’s big news and the people who make it.

  • 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.