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  • 12:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • BBC World Service

    News from the BBC World Service, with live updates about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. 

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

  • 09:00 AM
  • A fresh alternative in news featuring critical conversations, reports from the field, and listener participation. The Takeaway, hosted by John Hockenberry, provides a breadth and depth of world, national, and regional news coverage that is unprecedented in public media.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Before and After
    The presidential election is tomorrow--and with the region still recovering from Sandy, the Brennan Center's Larry Norden discusses obstacles to voting in the region. Plus: the latest...
  • 12:00 PM
  • Lasting Impression

    Chrystia Freeland talks about growing economic inequality and the rise of the global super-rich. We’ll look at how photography was manipulated before the advent of Photoshop. Andy Borowitz talks about the Presidential election. Plus, we’ll look at the story behind Leonardo da Vinci and "The Last Supper."

  • 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
  • Today's Takeaway | November 5, 2012

    What Are Independent Voters Thinking on the Eve of Election Day? | The Battle for the Senate Comes to a Close | Laughing at Election Year Politics with Lizz Winstead, Co-Creator of The Daily Show | Republicans Say They're Playing Pennsylvania for Keeps

  • 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
  • Presidential Jingles and Sympathy for the Loser

    If this presidential election were a Hollywood movie, how would it end? Kurt Andersen talks with Lawrence O’Donnell (formerly a writer on The West Wing, now a political pundit on MSNBC) about the more interesting outcome. For the loser, David Ellis Dickerson, a Hallmark veteran, has a custom greeting card ...

  • 09:00 PM
  • Auto-Tuning The Candidates, Hip Hop In The 2012 Election, And The Citizens Band

    Tonight on Soundcheck: With Election Day finally here, we take a look at a few ways music and politics have intersected this cycle.

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

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3394: After the Storm

    Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Carol in 1954 on this New Sounds.  Then there’s a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, along with an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.” Also, listen to music from Alexander Desplat and Benjamin Britten’s score to “Moonrise Kingdom,” where the pivotal scene takes place as a hurricane sweeps through the island off the New England coast.