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  • 12:00 AM
  • Plays in the Park and Boris Johnson

    Oskar Eustis, Kevin Kline, and Jeffrey Wright discuss 50 years at the Delacorte and this year's Shakespeare in the Park lineup. We’ll hear the story of Samuel Zemurray and the United Fruit Company, and how American’s desire for bananas disrupted Central American politics for decades. Mark Sundeen talks about his decision to quit using money. Plus, Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, talks about how his city became one of the most exciting and influential places on Earth.

  • 02:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates.

  • 09:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Looking Ahead
    The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza discusses what a second Obama term may look like, and how the administration is balancing the fight for re-election and their long-term agenda. Plus: how O...
  • 12:00 PM
  • Turning Wheels

    On today’s show: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Ingrassia looks at America’s long love affair with the automobile—from the Model Ts to minivans. László Krasznahorkai, one of Hungary’s leading writers, talks about his new novel Satantango, about what happens when a charismatic figure returns to a decaying Hungarian village. Spy novelist Alan Furst describes his latest book, set in Paris on the eve of WWII. Roger Thurow discusses how poor farmers in Kenya deal with what they call “the Hunger Season.”

  • 02:00 PM
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • No swearing
    June 12, 2012

    The UN says Syrian government is using children as human shields | Tom Daschle on the Affordable Care Act | Political advertising targets you, specifically, through social media | Why no woman has moderated a presidential debate in 20 years | Town in Massachusetts levies $20 fine for using "unsavory language" | Rep. ...

  • 04:00 PM
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Part news reporting, part call-in show. Host Tom Ashbrook keeps the conversation centered around the day’s big news and the people who make it.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC hosted by Tom Power.

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3349: From the North

    For this New Sounds, despite the approaching summer solstice, we linger on in the north with music from Scandinavian composers, and works from Iceland.  Listen to music by Swedish nyckelharpa innovator Johan Hedin from the record “Angel Archipelago," together with an all-star cast of Scandinavian music luminaries like multi-instrumentalist Ale Möller, accordionist Maria Kalaniemi, electronics man Frode Fjellheim, and horn player Jonas Knutsson.