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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Past, Future, and the Sea in Between

    Al Gore explains what six key things will shape the future—from shifting military power to scientific breakthroughs to climate change. Sam Roberts marks the 100th anniversary of Grand Central Terminal. Peter Hook, a founding member and bass player for Joy Division, takes us behind the scenes of the band’s three years together. And we’ll start off our show with Fabien Cousteau and marine toxicologist Dr. Susan Shaw, who discuss the biggest threats to the health of the world’s oceans and waterways.

  • 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
  • Midland Beach, SI; Gun Trafficking; Walking NY

    Staten Island saw the highest death toll from Sandy. Residents and business owners from Midland Beach, Staten Island, discuss the recovery. Parish Manager Bob Dennis talks about the role of St. Margaret Mary Church and Christine Mignone-Morena talks about reopening her dance studio in the community. Then, our January series on guns concludes with a look at trafficking and the Glock in cities; walking the city through different eyes. Plus: President Obama has said that he’d have to think “long and hard” before allowing his kids to play football. Would you?

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Bailed Out, Covered Up

    Former Vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board and Wall St. Journal columnist Alan Blinder discusses the financial meltdown and what lies ahead for our economic future. Alex Gibney on his latest documentary, how the Catholic Church has covered up sexual abuse. Edward Ball tells the true story of an unusual collaboration between the inventor of moving pictures who was a cold-blooded killer and the railroad tycoon Leland Stanford.

  • 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 31, 2013

    N.F.L. Players Association and Harvard Collaborate on $100 Million Health Study | Could a Lawsuit Spell the End of the N.F.L.? | Hagel's Confirmation and the Secret Donors Out to Foil the Nomination | Meet Massachusetts's Newest U.S. Senator | Defense Industry Warns of Economic Plunge with Sequestration | The Fall of Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubry McClendon and the Future of Natural Gas

  • 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
  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Peter Hook On Joy Division; Trixie Whitley's Powerhouse Blues

    In This Episode: Longtime New Order bassist Peter Hook reflects back on his first band: the short-lived yet influential post-punk group Joy Division. The band existed for less than three years -- and its story is tragic. But its influence on music over the last thirty-odd years has been enormous.

    Plus: the powerful blues singer Trixie Whitley, daughter of the late musician Chris Whitley, brings her triumphant debut album to the studio. Watch a video of her performing the song 'Gradual Return.'

  • 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, January 2013

    It's the most wonderful tiiiiiime of the month: New Releases.  Experience the pick of the piles, and the very best in digital promos on this New Sounds program.  There's new music from finger-style guitarist William Tyler, from his latest record, "Impossible Truth," along with acoustic folk and "systems music" from the English quartet, Spiro.  Also, listen to something from pianist Matthew Shipp, and a dance score from the composer/saxophone player Ken Field.  Plus, new music from Alexander Berne and the Abandoned Orchestra.  And more.