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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Inequality, Indecency, and an Inside Look at The Mets

    Matt Taibbi talks about the intersection of two troubling trends in America today—growing income inequality and mass incarceration. Bob Saget takes us behind the scenes of “Full House” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and of his notoriously profane stand-up act. AJ Mass, who’s a former Mr. Met, takes us into the sweaty world of sports mascots. And the legendary Mookie Wilson looks back at the 1986 World Series and what it was like being part of the Amazin’ Mets.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 10:00 AM
    American Icons: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • American Icons: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    How do you build a monument to a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Maya Lin was practically a kid when she got the commission to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall. Her minimalistic granite wall was derided by one vet as a “black gash of ...

  • 11:00 AM
    American Icons: Native Son
  • American Icons: Native Son

    The story of a young man in the ghetto who turns to murder was an overnight sensation. But some think Native Son exploited the worst stereotypes of black youth. We trace the line from Bigger Thomas to Notorious B.I.G., and visit a high school drama class acting out Native Son, ...

  • 12:00 PM
    American Icons: The Disney Parks
  • American Icons: The Disney Parks

    Generations of Americans have grown up with Walt Disney shaping our imaginations. We’ll tour Disneyland with its art director, a second-generation Imagineer, who explains why even the trash cans are magic. In Florida, urban planner Andres Duany shows how a theme park helped reimagine city life; Tom Hanks, the first ...

  • 01:00 PM
    American Icons: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • American Icons: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Ken Kesey had worked in a mental hospital, but his first novel was really a parable of what happens when you stand up to the Man – a counterculture fable that doesn’t end well. We visit Oregon State Hospital, where the film was shot, Louise Fletcher describes what it was like ...

  • 02:00 PM
    American Icons: Superman
  • American Icons: Superman

    Kurt Andersen goes up, up and away with Superman and finds out why "The Man of Steel" remains as popular and elusive as ever.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaways: An Independence Day Special

    1. Krista Tippett on the Meaning of American Freedom | 2. The Untold Story of America's Independence Day | 3. Classic American Whiskey Goes Japanese | 4. American ingenuity and the Modern Animation Industry

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • 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.

  • 06:30 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
  • 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.

  • 08:00 PM
    On The Media
  • Breaking Bad in Spanish, the "Hispanic Walter Cronkite", and More

    An exploration of Hispanic media today, including the remaking of popular American shows into Spanish, a conversation with Hispanic TV's star newscaster, and a challenge to Bob and Brooke to discuss it all without sucking.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Behind The Supremes; How 'Dancing In The Street' Got People Moving

    Soundcheck takes a look back 50 years, to the summer of 1964 -- a year also known as "The Freedom Summer."

    First: For a time, the most successful American performers of the 1960s, The Supremes rivaled even The Beatles in terms of red-hot commercial appeal. Biographer Mark Ribowsky shares some stories behind classics like “Where Did Our Love Go” -- and shows how the concept of “blacks singing white” was essential to the evolution of modern music.

    Then: Writer Mark Kurlansky delves into Martha and the Vandellas' hit song “Dancing in the Street,” and the new meaning it took on during the Civil Rights movement.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q
  • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC. Formerly Q with Jian Ghomeshi. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has begun their search the show's next permanent host, and they are interested in hearing your insight, ideas and general feedback in this time of transition. Go here to leave a comment, or tweet at the show with #Qthefuture.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • West Looks East: Japan

    For this New Sounds program some Western musicians look to Japan for inspiration both melodic and instrumental. Hear selections from a recent release by cellist/composer Jordi Savall called "Hispania & Japan - Dialogues," created following the catastrophes in Japan in 2011.  It's actually based on a previous project from 2006, "The Route of the Orient," revolving around the Spanish Jesuit missionary St. Francis Xavier (Francisco Javier).