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  • 12:00 AM
  • Chris Hayes on Politics; Gettysburg; Pacific by Tom Drury; Please Explain

    MSNBC host Chris Hayes talks about the push to pass immigration reform, the NSA scandal, and why so many Americans have lost trust in their government. Then, as the 150th anniversary of the battle approaches, we’ll look at Gettysburg and why it was a turning point in the Civil War. Tom Drury discusses his latest novel, Pacific. Plus, this week’s Please Explain is about pain and how the body responds to it in many different ways.

  • 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.

  • 06:00 AM
    State of the Re:Union
  • State of the Re:Union: Back to the Basics

    Broadcast times: Saturday at 6am on 93.9FM, 2pm on AM820. Sunday at 7am and 8pm on AM820.

    In this American Graduate special, State of the Re:Union takes a closer look at school, community, and the drop out crisis in this country. With reporting from both urban and rural schools, and ...

  • 07:00 AM
  • WNYC’s weekly investigation into how the media shapes our worldview. 

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 10:00 AM
  • For years, America’s funniest auto mechanics, Click and Clack, have offered insights on that weird sound your Volkswagen makes.

  • 11:00 AM
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 12:00 PM
  • Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich host WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between philosophy, science, and human experience.

  • 01:00 PM
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 03:00 PM
  • Part comedy, part musical revue, part pub trivia night. Host and comedian Ophira Eisenberg and musical sidekick Jonathan Coulton run contestants and celebrities through an hour of puzzles, word play and comedic reimaginings of your favorite songs.

  • 04:00 PM
  • Bad Girls on Film & Joss Whedon

    It’s summer movies in Studio 360 this week — big directors going small, small actors going big, and girls committing felonies. Vampire auteur Joss Whedon explains the appeal of a micro-budget Shakespeare film. Michael Shannon attempts to thwart the man of steel. Nancy Jo Sales, author of The Bling Ring, ...

  • 05:00 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.

  • 06:00 PM
  • Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience on his variety show, Live from Here.

  • 08:00 PM
  • WQXR’s American Standards is an unparalleled showcase for this timeless music spanning the entire history of the songbook, from early Tin Pan Alley recordings to interpretations by contemporary artists. This is your home for enduring music by legendary composers and songwriters, bought to life by Ella Fitzgerald, Dianne Reeves, Frank Sinatra, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and many more. It’s the sound of a diverse and dynamic America, with the songs and voices that have filled theaters and scored films for nearly a century.