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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Aid Work in Somalia, Bankers and the Economic Meltdown, DA Miscontuct

    Dr. Hawa Abdi, who has been called the Mother Teresa of Somalia, talks about turning her farm into a camp for 90,000 internally displaced. Washington Post economics reporter Neil Irwin on how the world’s top central bankers steered the global economy through the economic meltdown. ProPublica reporter Joaquin Sapien talks about his investigation into why the city’s district attorneys are rarely disciplined for misconduct.

  • 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
  • Participatory Budgeting; Recycling NYC; Lawyer Bubble; Monogamy

    At the end of a week marked by two big political corruption charges in New York, two city council members, Brad Lander and Melissa Mark-Viverito, discuss trying to increase transparency in government with participatory budgeting. Plus: a new series all about recycling in New York City; the connections between college basketball and the U.S. Constitution according to Rami Khouri; the lawyer bubble; and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg on her new book.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Leftovers to Lunch, Rosie Perez, Gardening without Soil, Amazing Grains

    Today’s show is the latest installment in our Food Fridays series! New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark is here with her suggestions on how to turn last night’s dinner into today’s lunch. Rosie Perez talks about how food has shaped her life. We look into how hydroponic gardening works, and how you can grow a garden just about anywhere. Plus, this week’s Please Explain is all about grains!

  • 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
  • Remembering Roger Ebert, The U.S. Government's Next American Target, Entrepreneurship Abroad

    Roger Ebert: Legacy of a Film Legend | Syrian Opposition Leader on Fight to Overthrow Assad | The Next American to be Killed by a U.S. Drone Attack | New Movie Releases: 'Evil Dead,' 'Jurassic Park 3D' and 'No Place on Earth' | Entrepreneurship in the Developing World | An Afghan Media Moghul Reflects on His Country's Future

  • 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 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
  • The Future Of Egyptian Media, the Bitcoin Bubble, and More

    After the arrest (and release) of Bassem Youssef, OTM looks back on a trip on a 2011 trip to Egypt and forward to the future of independent Egyptian media. Also: the song remains the same in North Korea coverage and innovative TV ads from Old Milwaukee. 

  • 09:00 PM
  • John Denver’s Legacy; Academy Award-Winning Songwriter Ryan Bingham

    In This Episode: Ryan Bingham won an Oscar, a Grammy and a Golden Globe for “The Weary Kind,” a song he wrote with T-Bone Burnett for the 2009 film Crazy Heart (starring Jeff Bridges as a country music burnout). Bingham returns to our studio to play songs from his latest album, Tomorrowland.

    Plus: Best known for easy listening hits of the 1970s like “Take Me Home, Country Roads” and “Rocky Mountain High,” the late John Denver is the subject of a new tribute CD called The Music Is You. On it, a new generation of artists pay him tribute, including Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Sharon Van Etten. 

    And: a Pick Three from WQXR host Jeff Spurgeon.

  • 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
  • Music from Sub-Saharan Africa

    Listen to music from Niger, Mali, Senegal and Uganda on this New Sounds program.  Hear selections from “Delicious Peace,” a new collection of songs by the Peace Kawomera (“Delicious Peace”) interfaith fair trade coffee farmers from Uganda.  The songs, each sung in the regional language, are about the economic benefits of growing coffee, to the importance of peace among different regions, encouraging neighbors to join the cooperative and teaching methods for producing higher quality coffee. Rather than being harvest songs, these are performed at community gatherings, at meetings of the cooperative, and at wedding receptions of members.  Enjoy “Get Up and Grow Coffee!” as a free download on our blog