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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Divided We Stand

    Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne explains that our politicians can’t agree on where we’re going as a country, because they can’t agree on where we’ve been. We take a look at the earliest mavericks of Silicon Valley. Teddy Wayne talks about his latest novel, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine. And we’ll look at school desegregation—and why a group of African Americans challenged the policy in a 2007 Supreme Court case.

  • 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
  • Flood Plain Buyouts; Gun Violence; Netflix's "House of Cards"

    Governor Cuomo wants to offer buyouts to homeowners in the 100 year flood plain. Thomas Kaplan of the New York Times explains how that would work. Plus: WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan's reporting project profiling every child killed by gun violence in New York City; and On the Media's Bob Garfield discusses the new Netflix show "House of Cards" and discusses whether this model will change TV.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Creating and Breaking Habits

    Michelle Rhee talks about her controversial tenure as chancellor of Washington D.C.’s public schools and what she’s doing now to improve our schools. We’ll mark the 50th anniversary of the New York Review of Books, with editor Bob Silvers and contributors John Banville and Darryl Pinckney. Then, Charles Duhigg talks about The Power of Habit, the February pick of the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! Plus, Ed Whitacre talks about bringing General Motors back from the brink of bankruptcy.

  • 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
  • Today's Takeaway | February 5, 2013

    Todd Park: President Obama's Tech 'Entrepreneur-in-Residence' | The Coming Cyber War | What a Cyber War Would Look Like | Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

  • 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
  • Eddie Huang and Heems on Hip Hop and Culture; Revisiting A Heavy Metal Cookbook

    In this episode: A conversation about Wu-Tang, sneakers, race and authenticity with Eddie Huang and Heems. Last week, Soundcheck hosted a conversation with chef, author and hip hop-head Eddie Huang and former Das Racist rapper Heems. Today, we bring you their frank and funny conversation about race, food, music, culture and ethnicity – and a live performance from Heems and another former Das Racist member, Dapwell.

    Plus: We revisit an earlier conversation with aspiring young chef Annick Giroux, who compiled recipes from some of her favorite metal bands for a book called “Hellbent for Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook.” She joined us by phone from Montreal back in 2010, and we speak with her about how she came up with the idea for the book -- and how she went about collecting recipes from members of bands like Anthrax, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest. 

  • 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 Live: Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Face the Music

    For this New Sounds, hear the concert recording of the world premiere of violinist vocalist Carla Kihlstedt's "At Night We Walk In Circles And Are Consumed by Fire."  The work is a collaborative commission with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and inspired by dreams - dreams collected from the band, some of her own, and some solicited through Facebook.  Comprised of nine song-parts, the topics range from meeting one's younger self, to having all of your teeth fall out, and a flying dream.