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  • 12:00 AM
  • Map for Success

    Neuroscientist and clinical psychologist Ian Robertson gives a scientific explanation of why some people succeed in life while others remain powerless, and looks at the brain functions behind winning and losing. Robert D. Kaplan tells why we should view global conflicts through geography.

  • 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
  • Second Time Around
    After last night’s town hall debate, Anna Sale from It’s A Free Country reviews the candidates’ performances. Plus: New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman explains the laws...
  • 12:00 PM
  • The World Over

    David Quammen tracks animal infections around the world, in search of the next human pandemic. Jacques Torres looks at the history and worldwide appeal of chocolate for our Globavores series. David Mitchell talks about his novel Cloud Atlas for the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club!

  • 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 | October 17, 2012

    Independents React to the Second Presidential Debate | Black Pastors Oppose President Obama Over Gay Marriage | Two Americans Win the Nobel Prize in Economics | The Rise of the Pumpkin-Flavored Snack | What Can We Learn from Psychopaths? | Recapping the Second Presidential Debate

  • 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
    NY Senate Debate Special Coverage
  • NY Senate Debate between Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican challenger Wendy Long

  • 09:00 PM
  • Jay-Z For President, Hot Pants, Alex Winston In The Studio

    Today on Soundcheck, another installment of our ongoing series Musician In Chief. This time around, Pitchfork's Ryan Schreiber gives his case for why Jay-Z would make a great president. Schreiber also sticks around to give a pick for one band he's looking forward to at this year's CMJ Music Marathon.

    Then, singer-songwriter Alex Winston performs live in the Soundcheck studio.

    And our own Gretta Cohn talks about the hot pants explosion, both in fashion and in music.

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

  • 11:00 PM
  • #3389: Musical Delay Tactics

    Hear music made with tape loops, digital loops, and/or digital delay on this New Sounds show, with works from Ingram Marshall & Moby, along with a dreamy guitarscape from Evan Caminiti.  Caminiti, who is also one half of twang flecked drone duo Barn Owl, reins in the twang and ominously increases drone on his most recent effort, “Dreamless Sleep.”