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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Success and Failure

    Nate Silver looks at what makes some predictions accurate while others fail. Sociologist Vivian Louie on how Latino immigrants are adapting to American schools, jobs, and culture. John Banville discusses his latest novel, Ancient Light. And the former President of Colombia, Álvaro Uribe Velez, talks about leading the country’s transformation from what some called a “failed state” to a stable, modern democracy.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • A Finer Point

    Slate's Fred Kaplan offers his analysis of Governor Romney's criticism yesterday of the Obama Administration's handling of foreign policy. Plus: a preview of the affirmative action case going before the U.S. Supreme Court this week; Naomi Wolf on her new book Vagina: A New Biography; and 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a conversation about the government's role in regulating energy and the environment.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Shadows and Light

    We’ll kick off today’s show with a panel discussion of the power of dark money on political campaigns. Ty Burr takes a look at the nature of modern fame and why our culture has always obsessed over movie stars. Daniel Mendelsohn explains the art of criticism. Paul Elie talks about how some musicians are reinventing Bach by finding ways to make him new for our time.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • 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
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | October 9, 2012

    Romney Lays Out Foreign Policy in Virginia | The Choice 2012: Incumbent or Challenger? | Seven Ohio Voters: From Liberal to Conservative and Everything in Between | Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded | The Real Story Behind the Movie "Argo" | Creations, Myths, and the Untold Story of Marvel Comics

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    This American Life
  • 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
    Soundcheck
  • Musician In Chief, Phone Nostalgia, And Tift Merritt

    Today on Soundcheck we present a new series in which we ask our contributors to nominate a musician who might be fit to be President. First up, Billboard editor Joe Levy, on why Keith Richards would make a great Commander-in-Chief, despite being, well, from the U.K. Then singer-songwriter Tift Merritt performs live in the studio.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • A hip, energetic daily arts and culture program hosted by writer and musician Jian Ghomeshi, one of Canada’s foremost tastemakers.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Reworking the Renaissance

    We’ll hear the re-shaping and reworking of centuries-old music on this New Sounds.  From New York composer Charles Wuorinen, we’ll hear some of his very early works (from 1962) - pieces recomposed and reworked from a German cathedral Songbook – three of the six of his “Bearbeitungen uber das Glogauer Liederbuch.”