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  • 12:00 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 Politics of It All

    Washington Post correspondent, Karen Tumulty, and the Wall Street Journal’s, Josh Mitchell, discuss student loans. Plus: the state of New York City’s housing and neighborhoods; E.U. Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida on the financial crisis in Europe; and why Apple is so successful.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Standouts

    Warren Littlefield talks about the era of NBC’s Must See TV. James Goldston, head of the Open Society's Justice Initiative on arguing the first case about the CIA's program of extraordinary rendition to be heard in a courtroom. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about Pieces of Eight, the world's first global currency. Agnes Gund discusses collecting art and creating Studio in a School. Laurens Grant talks about his documentary “Jesse Owens,” about the famous Olympian.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Pieces of Eight

    Neil MacGregor uses objects from around the world to chart Europe's expanding maritime trade and empires that created the first global economy between 1450 and 1600.

    Read more about the Pieces of Eight.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Standouts

    Warren Littlefield talks about the era of NBC’s Must See TV. James Goldston, head of the Open Society's Justice Initiative on arguing the first case about the CIA's program of extraordinary rendition to be heard in a courtroom. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about Pieces of Eight, the world's first global currency. Agnes Gund discusses collecting art and creating Studio in a School. Laurens Grant talks about his documentary “Jesse Owens,” about the famous Olympian.

  • 02:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • The Twist: A True Dance Revolution

    The move itself was as simple as drying off with a towel – but the cultural shift that the Twist represented set off shockwaves around the world. Today, we kick off a week-long series on dance crazes as dance historian Sally Sommer joins us for a look back at the hip shaking revolution. Plus: we learn about the role television played in dance-fad history with author and TV producer Jake Austen. And: a live performance from vocalist Kat Edmonson.

  • 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
  • The Twist: A True Dance Revolution

    The move itself was as simple as drying off with a towel – but the cultural shift that the Twist represented set off shockwaves around the world. Today, we kick off a week-long series on dance crazes as dance historian Sally Sommer joins us for a look back at the hip shaking revolution. Plus: we learn about the role television played in dance-fad history with author and TV producer Jake Austen. And: a live performance from vocalist Kat Edmonson.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • New Releases, April 2012

    It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks, bins, and towers of new CDs, records, and bandcamp sites which have come across his desk or into his email over the past month to present some choice cuts.  We hope to hear from Amadou & Miriam, BMOP and Evan Ziporyn, and the local Brooklyn outfit Choban Elektrik, as well as a host of other choice recordings.