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Friday, January 23, 2015
Does death gives life meaning? Explore the philosophical and religious dimensions of mortality and the afterlife in this continuing five-week series examining death.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Learn about the surprising effects that your expectations can have on the people around you in the next episode of Invisibilia.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
How do we mark death and celebrate lost lives around the globe? To The Best of Our Knowledge looks at after-death memorials and mournings.
Friday, January 16, 2015
What would happen if you could make fear disappear? A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
What are the medical, spiritual and psychological questions surrounding our time of passing? Preparation for this moment is explored in this continuing five-week series examining death.
Friday, January 09, 2015
Invisibilia is a new series about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs and assumptions. Hear it Sunday nights on WNYC for the next six weeks.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
The Middle East is more unstable than ever, and the war in Syria has created a humanitarian crisis. Audiences in Philadelphia and Amman connect about the issue on America Abroad.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
What are the emotional and financial costs of extending life? End-of-life care is discussed in this continuing five-week series examining death.
Friday, January 02, 2015
Death is too often shielded from public view and our daily lives. The veil is removed in this continuing five-week series examining death.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Best Of The Best presents the winners of the 14th annual Third Coast International Audio Festival, including pieces by Radiolab and TLDR.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Hear highlights from "NYC2050," a special climate change series from WNYC and NBC 4 New York.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
This one-hour celebration in story and song is public radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
One of the great holiday traditions in America: the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges get together to present a spine-tingling concert program.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
This holiday celebration features rare tracks from Michael Feinstein’s collection of 20,000 recordings, including performances by Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, and Donny Hathaway.
Monday, December 22, 2014
NPR Music's Alt.Latino presents the 3rd edition of Festivo Alt.Latino -- a special holiday concert featuring the 20 piece choral ensemble Choral Cantigas.
Monday, December 22, 2014
It's our annual performance of "A Christmas Carol." Hear the radio drama inspired by Charles Dickens' classic tale featuring your favorite public radio personalities.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The saxophonist's annual celebration of the year's longest night is a tradition dating back to 1980. This year's program features Brazilian singers Ivan Lins and Renato Braz.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Christmas is a time of traditions, and over the years, NPR has created a few traditions of its own. In this hour-long special: holiday stories from the NPR broadcast archives.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
On this episode of Innovation Hub: it's sink or swim. Our overwhelmed brains... and what we can do about it.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
A perennial NPR favorite with brand new Hanukkah stories written by acclaimed authors Debra Ginsberg, Anne Burt, Simone Zelitch, Andy Borowitz, and Theodore Bikel.