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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Edward Snowden; Poet E. E. Cummings; Veteran Phil Klay's Stories about Soldiers

    Guardian reporter Luke Harding tells the story of how Edward Snowden went from government contractor to whistleblower—and looks at the continuing impact of the documents he leaked. Susan Cheever looks at the life and work of poet E. E. Cummings and how he was influenced by James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Amy Lowell. Iraq war veteran Phil Klay talks about his book of short stories, Redeployment, about how being on the frontlines of war changes soldiers for the rest of their lives.

  • 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
  • Charter School Battles; Otherhood; Explanatarium; Frequent Flyer Changes

    We'll discuss news from the charter school debate, including a look at the money behind some supporters of the pro-charter movement; potential changes to expensive runoff elections in New York City; encouragement for single women who are child-free for many reasons, though not necessarily by choice; and changes are coming to Delta’s frequent flyer program while United is cracking down on oversized carry-on luggage. Plus: the latest installment of The Explanatarium.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Future of Big Coal; "Dinner with Friends"; Helen Oyeymi's Boy, Snow, Bird; Please Explain

    Fortune magazine’s Richard Martin explains why the American coal industry isn’t going down without a fight. Then, Donald Margulies talks about the Roundabout’s revival of his play, “Dinner with Friends,” with Darren Pettie and Jeremy Shamos who star in the production. Helen Oyeyemi discusses her latest novel, Boy, Snow, Bird. Set in 1953, it tells the story of a woman named Boy who moves to a small town in Massachusetts in search of beauty—and finds something much more complicated. Plus, our latest Please Explain is all about why sitting—on our couches, on the subway, at our desks, in our cars—can be so bad for us over the long term.

  • 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
  • What Will Putin Do Next? | Bionic Limbs Blur the Lines Between Ability & Disability | Who Really Benefits from Daylight Saving Time?

    What Will Putin Do Next? | Who Really Benefits from Daylight Saving Time? | Reviews of the New Movie Releases | Bionic Limbs Blur the Lines Between Ability & Disability | History of the Paralympics and Superhuman Flow

  • 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
    On The Media
  • The Crisis in Crimea, Dissent on Russia Today, Streaming Media and More

    The effort to preserve journalistic freedom during the Crimean crisis. Plus, Bob Garfield issues a special report on the streaming video revolution.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Soundcheck’s Guide To The Allman Brothers; Gregg Allman; Laura Cantrell Plays Live

    The Allman Brothers are set to kick off its famed yearly New York City residency at the Beacon Theater tonight. To mark the occasion, we offer Soundcheck’s Guide to The Allman Brothers -- a look at the band’s long history for both beginners and big fans.

    Plus, we revisit a favorite session with Gregg Allman, from back in 2011.

    And: We listen back to another recent session with singer, songwriter -- and occasional Soundcheck guest host -- Laura Cantrell, who plays songs from her new album No Way There From Here live in the 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
  • Mostly Wordless Vocal Music

    This New Sounds program consists of some mostly wordless vocal pieces, from Philip Glass to Roomful of Teeth, and vocalist and tape loop manipulator, Juliana Barwick.  Listen to the Glass score to Koyanisqatsi, and anexcerpt called “Vessels” featuring the Western Wind Vocal Ensemble.  Then Roomful of Teeth sings a work by Judd Greenstein working in Tibetan-style overtone/undertone chanting, yodeling, and hocketing.