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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Abuse at Horace Mann, Growing Up in Alaska, the Novel Ghana Must Go, Waste and Fraud in the NSA.

    The New Yorker contributor and Horace Mann graduate Marc Fisher talks about the shocking allegations of sexual abuse at the elite prep school. Then, one woman’s memoir of splitting her childhood between the wilds of Alaska and urban wilds of Baltimore. Taiye Selasi talks about her novel, Ghana Must Go.The Nation’s Tim Shorrock on what’s happened to the  men who blew the whistle on the waste and fraud they saw in the NSA’s system to intercept communications before 9/11.

  • 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
  • Prop 8 Arguments; Disability on the Rise; Gov. McGreevey

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on California's Prop 8 same sex marriage ban yesterday. Hear audio of the justices and analysis. Plus: Planet Money's Chana Jaffe-Walt talks about why so many are on federal disability; reforming urban school systems; and Governor Jim McGreevey on the documentary about his reinvention.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Bo Xilai and Corruption in China, Bach 360, a Novel set in Vichy France, Animal Drones

    We’ll look at the recent downfall of Bo Xilai and how it revealed a major power struggle within the Chinese Communist Party. Graham Parker and pianist Simone Dinnerstein talk about WQXR’s Bach 360 festival and about Dinnerstein’s performance of the Goldberg Variations. Nancy Kricorian talks about her novel, All the Light There Was, about an Armenian family’s struggle to survive in Vichy France. And we'll find about insects and animals engineered to be drones!

  • 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
  • Atheism's Big Spender, Changing Definitions of Marriage

    Legacy and the Supremes: A Psychoanalytic Look at the Court | Meet the Atheism Movement's Big Spender | Venture Capitalists Invest in Younger and Younger Entrepreneurs | Where in the Solar System Is Voyager 1? | The Definition of Marriage Shifting in U.S.

  • 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
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props or accompaniment.  Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers.  Each hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight with their honesty, bravery, and humor.

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  • 09:00 PM
  • The Music of Late Night TV; Low In The Studio; National Recording Registry 2012; That WASN'T A Hit?!?

    In this episode: Last week, the news leaked that NBC plans to move The Tonight Show back to New York -- and replace current host Jay Leno with the comedian, actor and musician Jimmy Fallon. We take a look at how this decision could change the sound of late night TV.

    Plus: Twenty-five more recordings have been marked for preservation by the Library of Congress. We’ll take a listen to the songs and artists that made this year’s list.

    And: Duluth, Minnesota indie trio Low plays songs from their new album, The Invisible Way, live in our studio.

    Also: Pop chart columnist Chris Molanphy turns the tables on our occasional series about surprising hits, "That Was a Hit?!?," by giving us a now-ubiquitous pop song that flopped when it was first released.

  • 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
  • Catching up with Donna McKevitt

    London-based composer and vocalist Donna McKevitt returns to the New Sounds studio for this edition of the program.  When she was last on the show in the 1990's, it was with her settings of poetry of the late Derek Jarman, "Translucence."  McKevitt performs her settings of poetry by Maya Angelou for us in a trio setting, with trumpeter Lew Soloff and double bassist Francois Mouton.