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The Takeaway

Declassifying the Future

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Since he joined the CIA 25 years ago, Mathew Burrows has witnessed dramatic changes in world affairs. His new book predicts the trends over the next 25 years.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Howard Kremer Is a One-Joke Comedian, and Proud of It

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Most comedians have many memorable bits, but Howard Kremer has just one: “Have a Summah.” Good thing he has managed to build a comedy empire out of it. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Politics & Prose: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand; Bridgegate Update; Cemetery Stories

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

A Bridgegate update on the one-year anniversary of the GWB lane closures, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a thoroughly unscientific exit poll, and stories from Woodlawn Cemetery.

The Sporkful

Listen To Your Chocolate--It Can Tell You How Good It Is

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Dan learns what listening to chocolate can tell you about it, how our brains play tricks on our tongues, and why charging more for wine can make it taste better. 

Money Talking

How to Tame Your Email and To-Do List

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Bogged down in email? Can’t seem to get anything done at work? Advice for solving your workplace woes. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Domestic Violence, Kissinger on 'World Order,' and Cockroaches as Robots

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The Takeaway looks at domestic violence and the workplace in the wake of Ray Rice's firing, remote-controlled roaches, and Henry Kissinger discusses the future of U.S. foreign policy.

The Takeaway

The Power of the Pardon

Monday, September 08, 2014

President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon 40 years ago. Here, The Takeaway examines what it takes and what it means to forgive and forget.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Lifelong Struggle to Manage ADHD

Monday, September 08, 2014

Timothy Denevi was among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, when he was six years old. Behavior therapy, antidepressants: nothing worked. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Technology Exists That Can Mimic Human Consciousness

Monday, September 08, 2014

 Martine Rothblatt explains that special software mimics the way human brains organize information, create emotions and achieve self-awareness. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Need Advice? Ask Polly

Monday, September 08, 2014

Heather Havrilesky writes "Ask Polly," the new advice column for New York Magazine's The Cut. She talks about her new gig, her distinctive style and gives advice to listeners.

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Studio 360

Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Marlon Brando Get Inked

Monday, September 08, 2014

Covered in tattoos, these Hollywood royals look more like friends you might grab a drink with at your local pub.
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Concerts from The Frick Collection

'The Scottish Play' With Trio Settecento

Monday, September 08, 2014

 American period instrument ensemble Trio Settecento performs 18th century Scottish reels, variations and sonatas in a program they called "The Scottish Play."

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Exploring Music

Schubert String Quartets

Monday, September 08, 2014

Host Bill McGlaughlin continues his in-depth look at the string quartet's history and development this week with a focus on Franz Schubert.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Power of the Pardon, Another NBA Racism Scandal, and The Future of Immigration

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Takeaway looks at what it means to forgive 40 years after Richard Nixon was pardon, an NBA racism scandal involving the Atlanta Hawks, and part II of The Takeaway Job Fair debuts.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Election Fever: Kathy Hochul, Tim Wu, Nate Silver

Monday, September 08, 2014

Lt. Governor candidates Kathy Hochul and Tim Wu, FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver, the city's Build It Back program hasn't built all that much, and advice columnist 'Ask Polly.'

Pipedreams

Organ and Piano

Sunday, September 07, 2014

In felicitous fraternization, wind-blown pipes and hammer-struck strings again prove themselves cordial artistic colleagues.

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WNYC News

A Chicago Tower Twisted, Inside a Gallery

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Polish artist Monika Sosnowska's "Tower" comments on the Lake Shore Drive apartments in Chicago.

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Classics For Kids

Bach’s Life

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Johann Sebastian Bach is a household name today, but this wasn’t always so. This week on Classics for Kids, learn more about the life and music of this great musician.

From the Top

Rochester, New York

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Special guest Sir James Galway joins From the Top this week to lead an ensemble of young wind players.

The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: A Comedic Icon, GMOs, and a U.S. General

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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