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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Surviving and Thriving

    Peter Georgescu talks growing up in a Romanian labor camp and then becoming CEO of Young & Rubicam, and his thoughts on the human capacity for good and evil. Dror Moreh, director of “The Gatekeepers,” discusses his documentary about Israel’s Secret Service and how politics and diplomacy have affected national security there. We’ll find out why high school really may be just as brutal—and formative—as you think. And Baohaus chef and co-owner Eddie Huang, one of the food world’s more colorful new stars, explains how he molded his own identity—and talks about the food he ate along the way.

  • 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
  • Who Made Money Off Sandy?

    A group of leading Senators have announced a deal on immigration reform. Chung-Wha Hong of the New York Immigration Coalition talks about the bipartisan proposal. Plus: Benjamin Barber on how cities are responding to global issues; WNYC’s Robert Lewis on the economics of the Sandy recovery, including lucrative contracts; Jad Abumrad and Sean Cole talk about a recent Radiolab piece about what doctors want for their own end of life care; Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY-18) talks about representing the Hudson Valley; and can we ever stop drivers from honking?

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Diagnoses

    Nobel laureate economist and New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman shares his thoughts on how the economy is doing and how to make its recovery stronger. We’ll take a look at Henry Ford—a Michigan farm boy grew up to become one of our most influential innovators. Dave Barry talks about his latest novel about a destination wedding in Florida that goes awry. Plus, Dr. Leana Wen on why she thinks the art of the medical diagnosis is being lost and what that means for us as patients.

  • 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 | January 29, 2013

    An Undocumented Immigrant Roundtable on Immigration Reform | From Undocumented Pay to Documented Paycheck | The Myths and Realities of the 2008 Financial Crisis | With Dreamliner Still Grounded, How Much Does Boeing Stand to Lose? | Egypt Boils Over | Boy Scouts May Lift Ban on Gays

  • 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
  • Malian Musicians Sing Out; Folk Legend Inspires Coen Brothers Film; Iceage In Studio

    In This Episode: the growing conflict in Mali has had an affect on the country’s vibrant music scene -- from festival cancellations to a complete ban on all forms of music in the northern portion of the nation. We hear recent songs that have been recorded as a form of protest, and we check in with a journalist who was recently there.

    And, writer and historian Elijah Wald joins us to discuss co-authoring singer and guitarist Dave Van Ronk's memoir, The Mayor of MacDougal Street, which serves as the basis for the forthcoming Coen Brothers' movie, Inside Llewyn Davis.

    Plus, the young Danish band Iceage plays a raw, punk set live in the studio.

  • 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 Works for Electric Guitar

    Hear works for electric guitar on this New Sounds program, including music by Bryce Dessner (of the National and Clogs) and Glenn Branca (the leader of many guitar armies.)  Plus, listen to a piece by Nick Didkovsky from a private recording at a panel held in Philadelphia, and something from Steven Mackey as well.