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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Environment and the Economy; Chuck Klosterman; What Unites Americans; Murder Mystery on Long Island

    Environmentalist Amy Larkin explains why we need to translate the costs of global warming and extreme weather into dollar amounts—and start paying up. Chuck Klosterman talks villains, and what we’re really saying when we call someone bad or evil. Philip Caputo on what he learned while traveling from the United States’ most southern point to its most northern point. And reporter Robert Kolker discusses the murders of women on Long Island who used Craigslist to advertise as escorts, and the investigation to find the killer.

  • 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
  • Middle East Peace; Christine Quinn; MTA May Add Service

    Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to the Middle East in an attempt to revive peace talks. Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars analyzes the current news out of the region. Then: mayoral hopeful and current City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Plus: the MTA may add back service it cut back in 2010; and Patricia Churchland, professor emerita of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego and author of Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain, explains her theory that the self is derived entirely from the brain – not from a soul.

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  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Fertility Industry; Ayad Akhtar's American Dervish; Uncovering J. K. Rowling; the Rise of China

    Miriam Zoll talks about trying to get pregnant at 40 and her experience navigating the multi-billion-dollar fertility industry. Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Ayad Akhtar joins us for July’s Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! Wall St. Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer explains how linguists figured out that J.K. Rowling published a crime novel under a pseudonym. And Orville Schell and John Delury talk about the people behind China’s extraordinary transformation over the last 150 years.

  • 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
  • Detroit Bankruptcy Puts Pensions on the Block | Pentagon Presents Options for U.S. Action in Syria | Media Watch: Why The Obsession With the Royal Baby?

    Detroit Bankruptcy Puts Pensions on the Chopping Block | Pentagon Presents Options for U.S. Action in Syria | Media Watch: Why The Obsession With the Royal Baby? | The Challenges of Caring for a Suddenly Disabled Loved One | Banks Inflate Prices of Commodities | Netflix Earnings: Artificial Bubble or ...

  • 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
  • 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
    Soundcheck
  • Smooth Jazz Sets Sail; Eclectic Fare From Xenia Rubinos; Check Ahead

    In this episode: Smooth jazz – which had its heyday in the ‘80s and early ‘90s – is making a comeback, especially out at sea. Nate Chinen, jazz and pop critic at the New York Times, discusses the evolution of the much maligned genre, and its resurgence via the cruise industry.

    Also: John Schaefer shares his pick for Missed It Then, Love It Now.

    And: Soundcheck producer Gretta Cohn discusses this week’s Check Ahead album streams, from the experimental power pop group Happy Hollows, and the roots rockers Moreland & Arbuckle.

    Plus: Brooklyn-based singer and keyboardist Xenia Rubinos brings her eclectic sound to 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
  • Lost Cities & Civilizations

    We’ll spend an hour listening to music from lost cities and civilizations on this New Sounds program.  Hear music by Turkmenistan-born Iraida Yusupova, with the title “Kitezh” – the invisible city of legend that appears in a Rimsky-Korsakov opera and a kind of Russian Atlantis.  It is said to have disappeared under water when Mongols were about to attack, and Yusupova suggests as much with theremin and tape.