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  • 12:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Making Connections

    Historian Douglas Brinkley explains what precedent there is for President Obama’s second term, and reflects on post-Katrina lessons applicable to the post-Sandy recovery here. Plus: how disasters create communities and what it means for climate change activists; Slate’s Sasha Issenberg looks back at how the Obama campaign used data to win the election; an on-the-ground look at the Long Island communities of Long Beach and Oceanside.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:30 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
  • Today's Takeaway | November 22, 2012

    Hunger in New York City | Giving Thanks: Our Takeaway | Brooklyn with Reggie Watts | Adam Gopnik on the Meaning of Food | Consider the Fork: A Food Writer's Cultural History | Election Season Was a Comedy Gold Mine for SNL Writer Seth Meyers

  • 10:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec sits down with Billy Joel at a piano as Joel details the decisions -- musical and personal  -- that helped shape his music and his career.

  • 11:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with Kristen Wiig, a breakout Saturday Night Live cast member star who says she loves performing, but admits “there’s also a big part of me that’s just like ‘Don’t look at me.’

    And Alec visits talk show legend Dick Cavett at his home, Tick Hall, in Montauk, Long ...

  • 12:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of “The Mother F**ker With The Hat” to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play. 

    Then Alec talks with Herb Alpert, legendary trumpeter and music producer. In 1966, Alpert’s band, The Tijuana Brass, ...

  • 01:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center -- the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live.

    Alec also talks with writer Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast as they spar about sex, the legacy of the feminist movement and the impact ...

  • 02:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman admits that for a good portion of the past thirty years, he didn’t do anything else. Things have changed now; he has no patience for meetings and avoids making decisions on the show, preferring to save that energy to explore the world ...

  • 03:00 PM
    The World
  • A mix of news, features, interviews and music from around the world presents an engaging portrait of the global community. Produced by BBC World Service, Public Radio International and WGBH Radio Boston.

  • 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
    Third Coast International Audio Festival
  • The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program. Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast. This year's special showcases the winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition, interviews with the winning producers, ...

  • 10:00 PM
    The Diane Rehm Show
  • For more than 25 years, The Diane Rehm Show has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.

  • 11:00 PM
    The PBS NewsHour
  • The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live studio interviews, discussions and documentary reports.