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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • David Rhode on Reimagining War, Willa Cather's Letters, Renée Fleming, Joseph Stiglitz Tackles Debt

    Reporter David Rohde talks about how the nature of war has evolved since 9/11, and why Muslim moderates are the only ones who can truly help eradicate militancy. We’ll take a look at the personal letters that writer Willa Cather never wanted to be published. Soprano Renée Fleming talks about the final concert in her Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall. Economist and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on why politicians and economists are focusing on public debt instead of the economic policies the United States needs to recover.

  • 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
  • Post-Sandy Real Estate; Isabel Allende; Progressive Mayor; Daily Rituals

    Six months after Sandy hit, we take a look at how recovery is impacting current real estate trends and housing prices in the area. Plus: Isabel Allende talks about her new novel and its theme of adolescence in America; a discussion of whether or not the NYC electorate actually wants a progressive mayor; and a new book that chronicles the daily rituals of creative types, from Jane Austen to Woody Allen.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Inside Scientology, Looking at David Foster Wallace, Mary Pickford on Film, Temple Grandin on Autism Science

    On today’s show: We’re re-airing a conversation about the inner workings of the Church of Scientology with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and a conversation with D. T. Max on how David Foster Wallace has become one of the most influential writers of his generation. Then we’ll take a look at Mary Pickford with film historian Christel Schmidt and piano accompanist Ben Model. And Temple Grandin talks about the latest scientific research about autism and how our understanding of the autism spectrum has grown.

  • 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
  • Gay Athletes, "Top Secret America," Sleep Deprivation and ADHD

    Gay Athletes, In and Out of the Closet | "Top Secret America": How Safe Are We?  | How to Fight the Wealth Gap | From the National to the Local: Federal Investment in Urban Policy | 1979: The Birth of the Modern Age  | Sleep Deprivation or ADHD? 

  • 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
    This American Life
  • A handheld camera for radio, This American Life takes an intimate look at the drama of the Everyman. Veteran producer Ira Glass shoots from the hip, exploring the lives of oddballs, antiheroes, and just plain folks who quietly fade into our homogenous national landscape. The program shares stories of life and love through monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio, giving you plenty of reasons to linger around the house.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Iggy And The Stooges In Concert; Iron And Wine In The Studio; Punk On Display; A History of Human Noise

    In this episode: Singer-songwriter Sam Beam, who performs as Iron and Wine, talks about a new direction on the album, Ghost on Ghost. He plays stripped down versions of three songs in our studio.

    Plus: New York Magazine writer, Nitsuh Abebe, discusses his recent piece on the exhibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    And: Soundcheck and NPR Music presented Iggy and the Stooges at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday. Hear the full live set.

    Also: A recent BBC 4 radio series, Noise: A Human History, has been examining how noise has shaped civilization for the past 100,000 years. Professor David Hendy, the host and writer of that series, talks to us from BBC studios in Oxford, England.

      • 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 Releases, April 2013

        It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks of new CDs, Soundcloud files, and the highly anticipated digital submissions which have come across his desk and into his inbox over the past month to present some of the finest new releases. He'll skim off the cream. He'll pick the lentils from the ashes. You get it.