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  • 12:00 AM
    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 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
  • 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 debate – and listeners call in to react. Plus: director, writer and actor Kevin Smith on New York Comic-Con; and David Sanger on the EU's Nobel Peace Prize.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • 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
    Science Friday
  • Science Friday is a weekly science talk show from NPR. Each week, Science Friday's host Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, looks at science topics that are in the news brings an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science -- to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • 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
    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
    On The Media
  • All About Elections

    This week On the Media focuses on elections, including why voters make the decisions they do, and how campaigns try to influence them.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • John Cale, Parton For President, Henry Cowell Rediscovered

    Today on Soundcheck, the next installment of Musician In Chief: This time Faith Saille explains why the bedazzled Queen of Country Dolly Parton would be right for the job. Then, Velvet Underground founding member and avant-garde composer John Cale comes by to perform in the studio. And Henry Cowell.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • New Sounds of Baroque Dance Forms

    For this New Sounds program, listen to a suite of pieces by Caroline Shaw, a member of the vocal ensemble, Roomful of Teeth. All of the movements in her suite are named after baroque dance forms, how J.S. Bach and other baroque composers might have done.  Hear those forms echoed in the music of Paul Lansky, and Ralph Towner, along with lute player and composer Rolf Lislevand, and the late Englishman Jon Lord. And more.