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  • 12:00 AM
    Special Programming
  • 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
  • Power Players
    Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan have squared off. Now, Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation and Stephen Moore of The Wall Street Journal give their take on the debat...
  • 12:00 PM
  • Across Cultures

    Eric Jay Dolin discusses America’s first encounters with China in the 18th century...and what those encounters on the high seas can tell us about the relationship between the two super powers today. Historian Sönke Neitzel looks into the mindset of German soldiers during World War II. Andy Borowitz offers his take on the presidential election and the vice presidential debate. Plus, Hal Needham joins us for our Please Explain segment—it’s all about stuntmen!

  • 02:00 PM
    Special Programming
  • 03:00 PM
  • Today's Takeaway | October 12, 2012

    Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to European Union | Biden and Ryan Spar in First and Only Vice Presidential Debate | Is America Doing Enough to Protect Foreign Diplomatic Workers? | 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher': Edward Curtis, Photographs and the American Frontier | David Thomson on "The Big Screen" | 'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner on Writing the Cuban Missile Crisis

  • 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
    Special Programming
  • 08:00 PM
  • Part news reporting, part call-in show. Host Tom Ashbrook keeps the conversation centered around the day’s big news and the people who make it.

  • 09:00 PM
    Special Programming
  • 10:00 PM
  • Veteran host Diane Rehm guides powerful conversations on an array of topics with distinguished thinkers of our times.

  • 11:00 PM
    Special Programming