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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Big Impressions

    Pulitizer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham discusses the complex life and personality of Thomas Jefferson. Then Evan Thomas talks about President Eisenhower’s brilliance as a political tactician. Barbara Kingsolver tells us about her latest novel, Flight Behavior. Celebrated film editor Walter Murch discusses his translation of Curzio Malaparte’s work.

  • 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
  • Ongoing Developments

    A new analysis looks at whether or not the history of waterfront development left coastal areas especially susceptible to Sandy's devastation. Plus: Amy Costello's investigation into medical volunteers in Haiti; Yale professor Akhil Reed Amar explains the unwritten implications of the Constitution; and the economic repercussions of marijuana legalization.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Clutter and Culture

    On today’s show: Dr. Robin Zasio of the A & E show Hoarders offers tips on how to declutter your life. WNYC’s Sara Fishko talks about the cultural importance of the year 1913, when cubism came to America and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring debuted. Timothy Egan tells the story behind some of the most dramatic pictures in Native American history. Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor discuss the current state of Affirmative Action, from who’s benefiting under it to who might not be.

  • 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 13, 2012

    What Does Legal Marijuana Mean for Washington and Colorado? | Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Raise Legal Questions | Kid Rock is a "Badass American" | Separating the Man from the Muppet | The History and Future of Gun Rights and Gun Control in America

  • 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
    This American Life
  • A handheld camera for radio, This American Life takes an intimate look at the drama of the Everyman. Veteran producer Ira Glass shoots from the hip, exploring the lives of oddballs, antiheroes, and just plain folks who quietly fade into our homogenous national landscape. The program shares stories of life and love through monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio, giving you plenty of reasons to linger around the house.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Free To Be: Part 1, Dan Deacon's 'America', Esperanto Pop

    The first in a three-part series on the influential album and book Free To Be... You And Me. Dan Deacon performs energetic songs in the studio. 

  • 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
  • Orchestral Pop

    This New Sounds program serves up orchestral pop in various guises, including brand new music from the reclusive Scott Walker, from his forthcoming release "Bish Bosch," where he uses the sounds of samurai swords and falling marbles, among other unsettling things.  There's also music from American singer/songwriter and composer Daniel James, under the name Canon Blue, from his "Rumspringa," with orchestral arrangements contributed by string quartet Amiina (most famously for being Sigur Rós’ string section.)