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  • 12:00 AM
    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 AM
    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 AM
    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 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 Boss Needs You

    Where is the Occupy Wall Street movement in honor of May Day? We’ll check in on today’s planned general strike. Plus: Irish President Michael D. Higgins, on his country’s economy; the Tony Award nominations are announced; an update on the China dissident crisis with James Fallows of The Atlantic; and WNYC’s Bob Hennelly on the Brooklyn terror trial.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Rising Up

    Auma Obama talks about her life in Africa and Europe, and about connecting with her brother, Barack Obama. Wagner at the Metropolitan Opera. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a Shi'a religious parade standard from Iran. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman looks at ways to end our economic slump.

  • 01:00 PM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Shi'a Religious Parade Standard

    Neil MacGregor charts the relationships between faiths across the globe around 400 years ago, looking at objects from India and Central America, Europe and Indonesia.

    Read more about the Shi'a Religious Parade Standard.

  • 01:15 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Rising Up

    Auma Obama talks about her life in Africa and Europe, and about connecting with her brother, Barack Obama. Wagner at the Metropolitan Opera. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about a Shi'a religious parade standard from Iran. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman looks at ways to end our economic slump.

  • 02:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • From The Jitterbug to The Dougie

    Since Cab Calloway recorded the “Call of the Jitterbug” in 1935, the term has been closely tied to acrobatic dances like Lindy Hop and swing. Today, Soundcheck’s dance craze series continues with Chris Calloway Brooks - the grandson of the hep cat himself. Plus, we examine the deep African-American roots of American social dances. And, a live performance from a group that blends klezmer, hip hop and funk: Abraham Inc.

  • 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
  • From The Jitterbug to The Dougie

    Since Cab Calloway recorded the “Call of the Jitterbug” in 1935, the term has been closely tied to acrobatic dances like Lindy Hop and swing. Today, Soundcheck’s dance craze series continues with Chris Calloway Brooks - the grandson of the hep cat himself. Plus, we examine the deep African-American roots of American social dances. And, a live performance from a group that blends klezmer, hip hop and funk: Abraham Inc.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Accordion & Harmonium Dance Party

    There's music for free reed aerophone instruments on this New Sounds program.  Free what?  Well, that’s just the nerdy way to reference a family of instruments that involves forcing air through reeds, like accordions and harmoniums.  These appear in many different world music traditions, from the Dhoad Gypsies of Rajasthan in India, to the Argentinian bandoneon used in tango music to taraab music (wedding music) of Zanzibar (off of Tanzania.)