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  • 12:00 AM
  • State of Change

    On today’s show: journalists Bob Ingle and Michael Symons discuss the precipitous rise of New Jersey governor Chris Christie. Actors Nicole Ari Parker and Daphne Rubin-Vega, and director Emily Mann talk about the unorthodox revival of “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Ethan Hawke discusses his role in a new thriller called “The Woman in the Fifth.” The New America Foundation’s Peter Bergen examines the Obama Administration’s acceleration of the drone war in Yemen for our latest Underreported segment. And then the scientist who discovered discoverer of a huge and baffling plankton bloom deep under Arctic ice explains its implications for climate change and the global ecosystem.

  • 02:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates.

  • 09:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Apart at the Seams
    Veteran journalist James Mann discusses his new book about President Obama’s foreign policy team—as well as the dissolution of the parliament in Egypt and the on-going crisis in Syria...
  • 12:00 PM
  • Growing Up

    On today’s show: Our resident horticulturist Gerard Lordahl takes calls and shares tips on how to develop your green thumb and tend to your summer garden. We’ll take a look at how various American texts—from the Constitution to presidential speeches to the novels of Ayn Rand—have influenced the American culture wars. Buzz Bissinger talks about raising twin boys, born minutes apart, but living incredibly different lives. And this week’s Please Explain is all about tattoos!

  • 02:00 PM
  • Break through the rumors and confusion about “this study” or “that study” with Ira Flatow’s clear, weekly conversation about what’s happening in science.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Summer job posting.

    After one failure, Greek voters try again to produce a government | Political tensions in Egypt run high following a court decision that dissolved the Parliament | Why reduced summer employment for teens may become permanent | Takeaway contributor Ron Christie on record fundraising for the 2012 election season | ...

  • 04:00 PM
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich host WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between philosophy, science, and human experience.

  • 09:00 PM
  • 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
  • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC hosted by Tom Power.

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3176: World Music

    For this New Sounds, listen to world music from the region that includes Yemen, Ethiopia, Sudan, along with other parts of Africa.  First off, there's traditional Yemenite rhythms and chants, some West African roots, plus blues, jazz and funk all mixed together by Ravid Kahalani, founder of the Yemen Blues project. There's also music from the late Yemenite-Jewish singer Ofra Haza and music from Sudan, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.  Plus, something from Senegalese singer Baaba Maal and music from Fela Kuti's son, Seun Anikulapo Kuti along with Fela's band, Egypt 80, and more.