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  • 12:00 AM
    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 AM
    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 AM
    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 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
  • The Customized Life

    Should you live together before marriage? Meg Jay, psychologist and author of a new book about twenty-somethings, talks about the challenges of that decade of life. Plus: the mobile marketing revolution; and David Leonhardt of The New York Times and Diane Brady of Bloomberg Businessweek on corporate tax rates, a Citi revolt, and the fate of the Buffett rule.

    → Texting Project: Text LIVE to 30644 – that’s LIVE to 30644 to answer a few questions about marriage, living together, and life in your 20s. That’s the subject of our conversation at 11:40. Standard message rates apply, of course.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Subjective and Objective

    On today’s show: we’ll speak with the chief creative officer and the artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival about what we can look forward to seeing this time around. John D’Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal on the use of the truth in writing non-fiction. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a Ming Dynasty bank note. Plus, Patricia T. O’Conner answers questions about the confounding—and at times discombobulating—English language.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Ming Banknote

    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 Ming Banknote.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Subjective and Objective

    On today’s show: we’ll speak with the chief creative officer and the artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival about what we can look forward to seeing this time around. John D’Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal on the use of the truth in writing non-fiction. Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a Ming Dynasty bank note. Plus, Patricia T. O’Conner answers questions about the confounding—and at times discombobulating—English language.

  • 02:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Tribeca Film Fest's Musical Offerings

    The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this week with a number of music-filled selections to choose from. Today: A preview of some of those films, including the documentary “Once in a Lullaby” – about Staten Island’s famous PS 22 chorus. Plus: Mexican guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela perform selections from their new album, "Area 52."

  • 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
  • Tribeca Film Fest's Musical Offerings

    The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this week with a number of music-filled selections to choose from. Today: A preview of some of those films, including the documentary “Once in a Lullaby” – about Staten Island’s famous PS 22 chorus. Plus: Mexican guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela perform selections from their new album, "Area 52."

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Live from Ecstatic Music 2012: Dan Deacon, Part 1

    For this New Sounds program, we’ll listen to some more highlights from the New Sounds Live concert series at Merkin Hall, collaborating with the 2012 Ecstatic Music Festival.  Hear Dan Deacon’s large-scale work for the NOW Ensemble, the Calder String Quartet, and live processing, “An Opal Toad with Obsidian Eyes.”