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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Public Defenders; Aleksandar Hemon; Typhoid Mary; and Dr. Robert Lustig on Sugar, Fat, and Health

    We’ll look at the current status of public defenders and the legacy of the Supreme Court decision Gideon v. Wainwright. Aleksandar Hemon talks about growing up in Sarajevo, and watching its destruction from Chicago during the Balkan War. Mary Beth Keane discusses her new novel about Typhoid Mary, called Fever. Dr. Robert Lustig explains how the massive amount of sugar we’re consuming has changed our brain chemistry, affecting what—and how much—we eat.

  • 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
  • Sick Leave Deal; Summer Camp Intel; Memory

    There's a new paid sick leave deal in the NYC City Council. What's in it? What got left out? Plus: Psychologist Charles Fernyhough talks about his new book Pieces of Light: How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts; get your questions answered about sending your kids to summer camp; and the phones will be open for those high school seniors who will be the first in their families to go to college.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Kitchen Essentials, Lidia Bastianich, Springtime Foraging, Please Explain: Culinary Traditions

    We’ll start off today’s Food Fridays with Jack Bishop from the America’s Test Kitchen, who gives advice about what ingredients you should always have on-hand in your home. Lidia Bastianich discusses the foods and traditions of an Italian Easter. Tama Matsuoka Wong shares tips on what you can find in the wild to use in your kitchen. And on this week’s Please Explain, we’ll find out how foods like gefilte fish and ham have come to be associated with certain holidays like Passover and Easter.

  • 02:00 PM
    Science Friday
  • Science Friday is a weekly science talk show from NPR. Each week, Science Friday's host Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, looks at science topics that are in the news brings an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science -- to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Tracking the Arms Trade in Syria, The Shadowy Process of Political Rule-Making, Donald Trump vs. Scotland

    Tracking Arms and Armies in Syria | New Movie Releases: 'The Host,' 'G.I. Joe Retaliation' | The Shadowy, Byzantine Process of Political Rule-Making | Donald Trump vs. Scotland

  • 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
    On The Media
  • Culture and the Courts, The Legacy of Rand Paul's Filibuster, and More

    How Popular Culture Influences SCOTUS Decisions, How Rand Paul's Drone Filibuster May Have Changed Minds, and Brooke talks with the great Walt "Clyde" Frazier about sports and the media.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Kendrick Scott's Oracle; Tecla’s Tropical Electronic Pop

    In this episode: An in-studio performance from the jazz drummer Kendrick Scott and his band, Oracle.

    Plus: New York native Tecla makes a style of music she’s called “Tropical Electronic Pop.” It’s a blend of all the diverse sounds and traditions this first generation American has come across over the years. She plays live.

    And: More of your mondegreens, or misheard lyrics. Have one you'd like to share? Tell us! 

  • 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, March 2013

    It's the most fabulous time of the month.  John Schaefer carefully selects from all of the exciting and terrible things that have come into the New Sounds office via digital promo, CD, or the occasional throwback LP or cassette (not that easy to play around the office, sadly - please include digital download!) to present the best of the months' crop of new music releases.  From where the staff is sitting, it looks like there could be music from the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, Vinicius Cantuaria, and Brooklyn Rider.