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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Good Taste

    Stanley Tucci discusses how food has seeped into his professional life as an actor and led to his new cookbook. Boston Globe language columnist Ben Zimmer explains the rise of terms like “locavore.” The second installment of our new series Globavores looks at how corn has traveled around the world since 1492. The stars of Least Among Saints talk about the film. Plus, our Gurus of How-To take your calls on home repair!

  • 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
  • Head to Head

    Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post previews tonight’s vice presidential debate. Plus: 30 Issues in 30 Days explores big health; City Councilmember Jumaane Williams on proposals that could change stop-and-frisk procedure; and Daniel Goleman explains how to teach kids eco-literacy.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Piece by Piece

    On today’s we’ll discuss traumatic brain injury among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. G. Y. Dryansky takes us on a culinary tour of France. The director and star of the Middle of Nowhere talk about the film. We’ll get an update on how ethanol is influencing the election in Iowa. Plus, our latest Backstory segment.

  • 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 | October 11, 2012

    Has Obama Narrowed Our Discussion of Race? | How Race Factors Into Our Political Leanings | International Day of the Girl Highlights Global Struggle for Girls' Education | What Falling Feels Like | Does the College Recruitment Brochure Depict Diversity Dreams or Realities? | Paul Ryan Budget Creates Friction in Congressional Race | Civil Rights, the Courts and Public Opinion: The Case of Gay Marriage

  • 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
    Brian Lehrer Pre-Debate Call-In Special
  • The Vice Presidential debate takes place Thursday night live in Danville, Kentucky. Brian Lehrer reconvenes his (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network for a preview starting at 8pm. Listen live for a conversation with former debate moderators Carole Simpson of ABC, and Jim Lehrer, host of this year's first debate. ...

  • 09:00 PM
    Vice Presidential Debate: Special coverage from NPR
  • Watch and Read Chat: Vice Presidential Debate

    Vice President Joe Biden squares off against Rep. Paul Ryan in the first (and only) vice presidential debate, live from Danville, KY on Thursday night. Watch the debate here and join a live chat with Brian Lehrer, Anna Sale, our swing state colleagues and the politically diverse ...

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • Post-classical Chamber Music

    "Post-classical Chamber Music" might be described as music that grows out of the “Classical” tradition but strips it down to the bare essentials. We’ll hear from the Belgium-based composer Sylvain Chauveau with music for piano and a couple of strings.  Also, listen to music from the Italian pianist/composer Ludovico Einaudi, along with something from the German composer Max Richter’s record “memoryhouse.”  Plus, new music from Christian Frederickson and the late Jason Noble (formerly of Rachel’s), for a live performance/video installation, called “The Painted Bird (Part II): Amidst.”