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  • 12:00 AM
  • Spinning Around

    Craig Whitney examines America’s relationship with guns and looks at the history of the Second Amendment and the gun control movement. Aman Sethi talks about poverty in Delhi. We’ll find out about “The Old Man and the Old Moon,” a play that combines original music, shadow puppetry, live action, and lighting effects. And Sean Wilentz gives an account of the rich history of Columbia Records.

  • 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
  • On The Edge
    As the situation in Gaza escalates, The New York Times' David Sanger explains how the conflict fits into President Obama's overall Middle Eastern policy approach. Plus: Kathryn Wylde ...
  • 12:00 PM
  • A Higher Plane

    On today’s show: Futurist Ray Kurzweil discusses how the brain functions, and how human minds might be merged with intelligent technology. Austin Pendleton and Ethan Hawke tell us about their new production of “Ivanov.” Then, we’ll preview an upcoming performance of Bach’s Magnificat, performed with period instruments. Also, historian Kenneth T. Jackson talks about how our city has recovered from previous disasters.

  • 02:00 PM
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
  • Today's Takeaway | November 20, 2012

    Middle East Peace: Past, Present, and Future | Child Poverty on the Rise in the United States | Black Characters (or the Lack Thereof) in 'Lincoln' | Why the G.O.P Should Go Over the Fiscal Cliff | Why Obama Should Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

  • 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
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Peter Frampton, Ben Sollee In The Studio
    Rock icon Peter Frampton talks about the positive (and negative) aspects of performing his breakthrough classic live record Frampton Comes Alive all these years later. Then, cellist, ...
  • 10:00 PM
  • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC hosted by Shad Kabango.

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3399: A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - and Other Instruments

    For this New Sounds, listen to some of "Heroic Weather," – from Alexander Desplat’s score to "Moonrise Kingdom," where every instrument is identified as it enters, much in the same way that Benjamin Britten does in his “Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.”  That will probably bring to mind Sergei Prokofiev’s "Peter & the Wolf," (another popularly used score in children’s music education) so perhaps we’ll also hear something from that classic work.  Plus, listen to some of Mike Oldfield's “Tubular Bells” where Vivian Stanshall formally announces each instrument as it joins the mix, towards the end of the piece.  All these, and more.