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  • 12:00 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
  • NYC and the Arts; Skin Lightening Around the World; American Presidents and Big Banks; Letterman’s Retirement

    A long report on Bush-era interrogation techniques may soon become public. Karen Greenberg, head of Fordham's Center on National Security, discusses what to expect. Plus: NYC and arts incubation; the use of skin-lightening creams around the world and what it says about race; the symbiotic relationship between American presidents and big banks; and your suggestions for David Letterman’s replacement since he announced plans to retire in 2015. 

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Reporting from Afghanistan; What Animals Think; Parenthood and Poverty; Emma Donoghue's New Novel

    New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall talks about reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan in the months after 9/11 and a war fought by American leaders who barely understood their enemy. We’ll find out what the latest scientific research reveals about how smart some animals are. Our series Strapped: A Look at Poverty in America looks at mothers and fathers living in poverty in inner cities. Emma Donoghue talks about her latest novel, Frog Music.

  • 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
  • Rwanda Still Healing 20 Years After Genocide | A Startling Portrait of U.S. Inequality | When America Feared Juvenile Superpredators

    'The Divide': A Startling Portrait of U.S. Inequality | The Winner of The Takeaway TV Smackdown! | Afghans Look For Way Forward After First Free Election | India Heads to Polls | Retro Report: When America Feared Juvenile 'Superpredators' | Searching the Ocean for Malaysia Flight 370 | Rwanda Still ...

  • 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
    Studio 360
  • Rap Lyrics on Trial & Too Much Shakespeare?

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare — the Bard would be 450 this month. But after centuries dominating the world’s theaters, could you give anyone else a place on the stage? Could we try Marlowe in the Park, or an Oregon Centlivre Festival? Plus, another rapper goes on trial for lyrics that ...

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Four Decades Of Peter Gabriel; Dan Wilson Plays Live

    In this episode: Before Peter Gabriel is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jon Pareles, the veteran New York Times pop music critic looks back at his groundbreaking early solo albums, and his quixotic championing of world music.

    Then: As the frontman of ‘90s band Semisonic, Dan Wilson notched a timeless hit with the bar anthem “Closing Time.” Since then, the Grammy-winner has become an in-demand songwriter for big name artists: he co-wrote Adele’s “Someone Like You” and the Dixie Chicks’ “Not Ready to Make Nice.” Now, he's readying his first solo album since 2007. Hear him perform songs live in the Soundcheck 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
  • Around the Globe in 59 Minutes

    This New Sounds program aims to take a tour of music around the world, in 59 minutes or less.  Listen to Bengali, Punjabi, Ethiopian and Senegalese music, along with other sounds.  Punjabi wedding music meets New Orleans Brass bands in the music of Brooklyn-based party band Red Baraat, then Samuel Yirga takes the groove of Ethiopian music as his starting point in a trance-jazz tune.