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  • 12:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service

    News from the BBC World Service, with live updates about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. 

  • 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
    The Takeaway
  • A fresh alternative in news featuring critical conversations, reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway, hosted by John Hockenberry, provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Before and After

    The presidential election is tomorrow--and with the region still recovering from Sandy, the Brennan Center's Larry Norden discusses obstacles to voting in the region. Plus: the latest on the recovery effort on Staten Island; an assessment of the emergency response infrastructure; and a check-in on the contested congressional races in the region.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Lasting Impression

    Chrystia Freeland talks about growing economic inequality and the rise of the global super-rich. We’ll look at how photography was manipulated before the advent of Photoshop. Andy Borowitz talks about the Presidential election. Plus, we’ll look at the story behind Leonardo da Vinci and "The Last Supper."

  • 02:00 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.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | November 5, 2012

    What Are Independent Voters Thinking on the Eve of Election Day? | The Battle for the Senate Comes to a Close | Laughing at Election Year Politics with Lizz Winstead, Co-Creator of The Daily Show | Republicans Say They're Playing Pennsylvania for Keeps

  • 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 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
    Studio 360
  • Presidential Jingles and Sympathy for the Loser

    If this presidential election were a Hollywood movie, how would it end? Kurt Andersen talks with Lawrence O’Donnell (formerly a writer on The West Wing, now a political pundit on MSNBC) about the more interesting outcome. For the loser, David Ellis Dickerson, a Hallmark veteran, has a custom greeting card ...

  • 09:00 PM
  • Auto-Tuning The Candidates, Hip Hop In The 2012 Election, And The Citizens Band

    Tonight on Soundcheck: With Election Day finally here, we take a look at a few ways music and politics have intersected this cycle.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • After the Storm

    Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Carol in 1954 on this New Sounds.  Then there’s a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, along with an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.” Also, listen to music from Alexander Desplat and Benjamin Britten’s score to “Moonrise Kingdom,” where the pivotal scene takes place as a hurricane sweeps through the island off the New England coast.