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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Wall Street Manipulation, Chuck Close, Jessica Soffer's Novel, Jeremy Scahill on Covert War

    Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi talks about whether bankers and brokers manipulated the market rates that affect global borrowing costs. Chuck Close describes the process of using large-scale Polaroid photographs to create his paintings. Jessica Soffer discusses her novel called Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots. The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill talks about America’s covert wars and the elite soldiers who operate in more than 100 countries around the world.

  • 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
  • Chemical Weapons in Syria?; Headaches; Ramapo Tensions

    There are varying reports about the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government. Justin Vogt of Foreign Affairs talks about what it could mean for US involvement in the conflict there. Plus: Amy Hall, director of social consciousness for Eileen Fisher, talks about the designer’s mission; tensions between the Hasidim and the immigrant community in Ramapo; what can be learned from Third World experiences; and one writer’s story of a never-ending headache and what she learned about that kind of pain.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Meat Inspection, Restaurant Workers, Gardening, Please Explain: Mushrooms and Fungi

    For this week’s Food Fridays show, Ted Conover describes his experience working as a meat inspector in Nebraska for 6 weeks. We’ll look at how many cooks and servers in restaurants are poorly paid and mistreated, why that is so often overlooked. Margaret Roach shares her tips for making your edible garden grow. We’ll find out how New York City restaurants are starting to compost their kitchen scraps. And this week’s Please Explain is about mushrooms and other edible fungi!

  • 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
  • The Intelligence System and Boston Bombers, Chemical Weapons in Syria, Movie Reviews

    Congress Questions Actions of FBI and CIA on Handling of Tsarnaev Case | Boston Bombing: Was There an Intelligence System Failure? | White House Believes Chemical Weapon Use Likely in Syria | Where Everybody Knows Your Name | New Movie Releases: 'The Big Wedding' and 'Pain and Gain' | Mira Nair on "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" | The Value of Friendship in the Neighborhood

  • 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
  • Surveillance After The Marathon Bombing, The Kill Team and More

    Bob looks at the risks and promise of surveillance after the Boston marathon bombing, a new documentary looks at war crimes and whistleblowing in the theater of war and an Onion-like satire site tries to bring military humor to the civilian masses. 

  • 09:00 PM
  • So Nice, We're Playing It Twice: Ethan Hawke, Phoenix, Emmylou Harris and More

    In this episode: We revisit some of the great in-studio performances we've heard on the show over the past few months, including in-studio visits from the French pop band Phoenix, actor Ethan Hawke, alt-country originals Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard

  • 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
  • African Crossover Music

    For this New Sounds, listen to musicians from Belgium, Switzerland, the U.K., and Italy working together with musicians living in Kenya, Senegal, Mali, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.  Hear the late American slide guitarist Bob Brozman (he passed too soon, on April 24, at the age of 59) working together with Guinean kora player Djeli Moussa Diawara from a record called “Ocean Blues.” Then there’s music from another American guitarist Ry Cooder, collaborating with the late great Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure, along with some Saharan desert blues from Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara.