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  • 12:00 AM
  • CPAC and GOP's Future; STEM Learning; East Flatbush Unrest

    The Conservative Political Action Conference is underway. Rich Lowry, editor of National Review discusses the conference and what it signals about the future of the GOP. Plus: Promoting STEM learning; more reaction to the first Jesuit pope; a forum on the unrest in East Flatbush following the shooting of Kimani Gray; and Twenty Minutes in Manhattan.

  • 02:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Keep abreast of political developments and gain insight into how New York State politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock converses with people in positions of power.

  • 05:30 AM
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  • 06:00 AM
  • Lizzie O'Leary brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at those matters with wit and wisdom.

  • 07:00 AM
  • Gabfest Radio: The Chillaxing Bridezilla Edition

    On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Paul Ryan’s updated GOP budget proposal and President Obama’s visits to Capitol Hill, and the overturn of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban by a New York judge.

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 11:00 AM
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 12:00 PM
  • Part comedy, part musical revue, part pub trivia night. Host and comedian Ophira Eisenberg and musical sidekick Jonathan Coulton run contestants and celebrities through an hour of puzzles, word play and comedic reimaginings of your favorite songs.

  • 01:00 PM
  • Jesse Thorn cuts through the weeds of pop culture, with irreverent comedy, in-depth interviews and a keen eye for what’s worth knowing about.

  • 02:00 PM
    Specials
  • Generation Putin: Young People and Change in the Former Soviet Union

    Broadcast Times: Saturday, 6am on 93.9FM, 2pm on AM820 and Sunday, 8pm on AM 820

    It's been over 20 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

    Young people in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Georgia are facing unemployment, democratic pressure, and the legacy of repression, while being influenced ...

  • 03:00 PM
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 04:00 PM
  • For years, America’s funniest auto mechanics, Click and Clack, have offered insights on that weird sound your Volkswagen makes.

  • 05:00 PM
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:00 PM
  • Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich host WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between philosophy, science, and human experience.

  • 07:00 PM
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 08:00 PM
  • We continue the legacy of Danny Stiles every Saturday night with archive broadcasts of his WNYC shows.  Hear the sounds of big band music as the "Vicar of Vintage" sets your radio aglow with songs, remembrances, and the spin only he can provide.

  • 10:00 PM
  • For more than 70 years, Oscar Brand hosted Folksong Festival, holding a Guinness record for the longest running radio program with the same host.

  • 11:00 PM
  • The Tavis Smiley Show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations on topics ranging from presidential power to reparations for slavery, from campaign finance reform to miscegenation in music videos — all with a special focus on black America.