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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Economy, Maps, and Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

    Adam Davidson, of Planet Money and author of the "It's the Economy" column in the New York Times Magazine, tackles the current economic issues facing the nation. Simon Garfield talks about how humans came to make maps, and how they shape the world. Sandra Cisneros discusses her latest novel, Have You Seen Marie? And Steven Brill explores why why health care costs in the U.S. continue to rise.

  • 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
  • Arthur Ashe; Bill Bradley; Sequestration Deadline

    The deadline for a deal to avert automatic spending cuts from Washington is Friday, March 1. WNYC’s Bob Hennelly talks about what kinds of local services would see their budgets cut if no deal is reached. Then, former NY Knick and U.S. Senator Bill Bradley talks about Senate and New Jersey politics. Plus: remembering Arthur Ashe; and a series on idioms continues with phrases on animals.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Unlived Life, Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, "Winter Morning Walks"

    Author and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips describes the two parallel lives we all seem to lead—the one we’re actually living and the one we want to be living—and how we can reconcile the two. Historian Taylor Branch talks about the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. Soprano Dawn Upshaw and musician and composer Maria Schneider talk about their new album, “Winter Morning Walks.”

  • 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 26, 2013

    A Year Later, Community Awaits Justice in Trayvon Martin Shooting | Would You Eat Horse Meat? | How Thomas Edison Illuminated Modern America | The Fight to Bring High-Speed Internet to Rural America

  • 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
  • Adele's Pioneering Vocal Surgeon; Cody ChesnuTT; That Was a Hit!?!

    In This Episode: John Colapinto, staff writer for The New Yorker, tells us about how a Boston-based surgeon saved Adele's career -- and how he's helped to treat other singers famous and not-so-famous.

    And: Ten years ago, R&B singer-songwriter Cody ChesnuTT broke loose with a stunning debut -- and a song that was covered by The Roots. He plays from a new album called Landing on a Hundred.

    Plus: Another installment of our series That Was A Hit!?!


  • 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 with Clogs, Orchestra for the New Century

    From the New Sounds Live Concert Series, hear some music from the Ecstatic Music Festival 2013 at Merkin Hall.  Listen to new works by  the indie chamber band Clogs in a trio incarnation with Padma Newsome (vocals, viola), Rachael Elliott (bassoon) and Thomas Kozumplik (percussion). Together with the Orchestra for the Next Century, directed by Gary Schneider, Clogs perform this new material, along with pieces by Newsome, Shara Worden and DM Stith. Plus, music from Causing a Tiger, a song-based improvising trio consisting of Violinist/Vocalist Carla Kihlstedt, Bassist/Guitarist Shahzad Ismaily, and Drummer/Storyteller Matthias Bossi.