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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • What Influences Us: Gandhi, Stress, and Empathy

    Anna Sale fills in for Leonard. On today’s show: Ramachandra Guha talks about the first volume of his biography of Mohandas Gandhi, about Gandhi’s years in London and colonial South Africa. Brigid Schulte looks at why so many of us are overwhelmed by work and life. Robert Sitton discusses the life and work of Iris Barry, who founded the film department at MoMA and was its first curator. And our latest Please Explain is all about empathy.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information.

  • 06:00 AM
    Real America: Guns In America
  • The debate of gun control in the United States has never been so prevalent than now. Local tragedies more frequently turn into major national news stories, and American culture has become inundated with images of violence. There's two distinct sides to the conversation on gun control. In this special from ...

  • 07:00 AM
    On The Media
  • On the Media explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we literally see the world and the world sees us.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday
  • Each week, nearly 4 million listeners tune in to Weekend Edition Saturday for two hours of news, features and entertainment anchored by Scott Simon, NPR's Peabody Award-winning host and correspondent.

  • 10:00 AM
    Car Talk
  • America's funniest auto mechanics, aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, amuse you with their shameless wit, amaze you with their encyclopedic knowledge of all things automotive, and perplex you with their puzzlers, all the while playing a few Car Tunes.

  • 11:00 AM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR News Quiz, a fast-paced, fresh and funny look at current affairs and the week's events.

     

  • 12:00 PM
    Radiolab
  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • 01:00 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.

  • 02:00 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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  • 03:00 PM
    Ask Me Another
  • Ask Me Another is a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones, and enjoy witty banter and guitar riffs from house musician Jonathan Coulton.

  • 04:00 PM
    Studio 360
  • Nerding Out with Ken Burns & Rebranding Marijuana

    This week, Kurt Andersen calls a listener named Ken in New Hampshire who turns out to be Ken Burns, the filmmaker. Burns has a few good words for our latest listener challenge, like "a reel of documentary filmmakers" and "a scratch of DJs." We ask what a rebranding of marijuana ...

  • 05:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • The day’s biggest stories, plus commentary, arts and life, music and entertainment, the quirky and the mainstream.

  • 06:00 PM
    A Prairie Home Companion
  • From the American heartland to the vast urban centers, humorist, writer, and hard-core Minnesotan Garrison Keillor offers an old-time variety show as homespun as it is savvy.

  • 08:00 PM
    Jonathan Schwartz
  • An eclectic mix of American Popular Standards, classical, rock and roll, jazz and "good talk" with host Jonathan Schwartz.