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HPR-2 Program Listings - July 2016

Weekdays 
12:00am BBC World Service
6:00am Performance Today  Live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Daily program information is available in the HPR-1 program listings.
8:00am The Conversation  with Beth-Ann Kozlovich and Chris VandercookFor, by, and about the people of Hawaii, the co-hosts will be talking to all sorts of people about all sorts of things, from the state’s budget crisis to huli-huli chicken, with island-to-island interviews and features on science, arts and culture, agriculture, politics, tourism, and of course everyday life.
9:00am Monday-Thursday The Takeaway  The Takeaway is the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online here at thetakeaway.org.  The Takeaway is a unique partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.
9:00am Friday Science Friday Journalist Ira Flatow is joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics - from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Flatow offers in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life, giving listeners the chance to hear from the people whose work influences their daily lives. 
10:00am Monday-Thursday  BBC World Service
11:00am The World
12:00pm All Things Considered
2:00pm BBC World Service
3:00pm Fresh Air  Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions. Every weekday she delights intelligent and curious listeners with revelations on contemporary societal concerns.
4:00pm-6:00pm (see below for daily programming)
6:00pm Marketplace  Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."

6:30pm-midnight (see below for daily programming)

1 FRIDAY


4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen.  The legal scholar and former Obama administration advisor Cass Sunstein explains the hidden lessons Star Wars teaches about the law, politics, and philosophy. Plus, we find out about a theater company that’s perfectly happy playing to an audience of one—in fact, it’s designed that way. And the indie rocker Margaret Glaspy plays a live solo set.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  More than eighty percent of British newspapers backed the Brexit campaign. On the Media looks at whether a biased press influenced the country's decision to leave the European Union. Plus, what the TV show Orphan Black can teach us about the ethics of human cloning in the real world.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere. This week, Josh Barro (Senior Editor at Business Insider) moderates from the Center. Rich Lowry (National Review) is on the Right.  On the Left, Dahlia Lithwick (Slate.com). Julliette Kayyem (Host of the WGBH News Podcast 'Security Mom', author of Security Mom, former Assist Sec at DHS and advisor at DOJ) is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  If Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, is extradited to the United States, he might face two formidable witnesses: identical twin brothers, former drug traffickers on a major scale, who gathered evidence against him for government prosecutors. Jack Handey tells some “Tales of Old Santa Fe,” where the cowboy past collides with the New Age present. And David talks with Alicia Garza, who co-founded Black Lives Matter, about the movement’s goals, and her issues with Hillary Clinton.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow. Ahmad Jamal's influence on Miles Davis (Part 1).
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

2 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. We’re going into the kitchen of Daniel in NYC for another installment of The Key 3 with legendary chef Daniel Boulud.  The Sterns are eating at Rock Family Diner in Fort Kent, ME, award-winning writer Alice Medrich tells us what we need in our pantries to make the very best desserts and we play Stump the Cook with Stumpmaster Frank De Caro, author of “The Dead Celebrity Cookbook.” Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Sperm (rebroadcast) Sperm carry half the genes needed for human life. In this hour, we’ll share some basic questions and profound thoughts about reproduction. To begin: why so many sperm? We turn to the animal kingdom for answers. Next, we ponder fatherhood, and wonder what the future holds for men in a world where sperm can be frozen and kept for all eternity. We end quietly, in a stark sonic space with a widow struggling to keep some essence of her husband alive.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper. This week’s “Not My Job” guest is legendary TV producer Norman Lear. Our panelists are Amy Dickinson, Adam Burke, and Gabe Liebman.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life  Got You Pegged  Shalom Auslander goes on vacation with his family, and suspects the beloved, chatty old man in the room next door is an imposter—and sets out to prove it. We’ll hear this, and other stories about the pitfalls of making snap judgments about others.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Cops, Dumpster Diving, and Mental Illness  A tough New York City cop gets a small, fluffy dog; a college student tries dumpster diving; a Brooklyn mom has to deviate from her birth plan; and a surfer deals with his wife’s deep depression. Hosted by Senior Producer Meg Bowles.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  PITCH PERFECT star Anna Kendrick answers your etiquette questions (and threatens to eat your family)… Documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker celebrates both sides of Bob Dylan… Comedian Aparna Nancherla explains how she embodies science… Musician Fantastic Negrito DJs your dinner party… plus, we meet the lovechild of Japanese pancakes and tiny hamburgers, learn the history of keeping cool (with a drink to keep you cool too!), follow the rent-a-friend trend, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow. Ahmad Jamal's influence on Miles Davis (Part 2).
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

3 SUNDAY
12:00am Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Joe Henry has recorded many albums, including “Invisible Hour,” and produced dozens of other artists. His forthcoming album, in collaboration with Billy Bragg, is “Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad.”
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Breaking the Silence Across the Divide of Death  Most people believe the loss of the body is the loss of life, but when Matthew McKay’s 23-year-old son Jordan was suddenly shot and killed, for Matthew it was not the end of Jordan’s life. It was the beginning of a quest to penetrate the veil of death through some extraordinary communications. These virtual conversations led Matthew to co-author a book, with his son. He is the author of “Seeking Jordan: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe.” Program #3572.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  Growing Up (Rebroadcast)  What makes us who we are? How do parents mold children into who they are? In this hour, TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin’ Rhythm  Sounds Like America  From patriotic marches to folk tunes, there’s something distinctive to the sounds of singing about America.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. We're at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California for our final broadcast of the season. It's a duet singing show, with Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan, Heather Masse, and Christine DiGiallonardo all along to join the host on time-honored American ballads, British Invasion romps, country-western weepers, and Broadway classics, guaranteed to send him off to radio retirement in style. Plus: our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, with L.A. tales and sound effects straight from rush hour on the 101; pianist and music director Rich Dworsky guides the band (Bernie Dresel on drums, bassist Larry Kohut, Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, and guitarist Chris Siebold) through surf melodies and sun-drenched rock'n'roll instrumentals; and one last update on the News from Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot, and the decades cannot improve. (Beginning October 2016, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Red, White and Blues with the 2016 Baton Rouge Blues Fest For Independence Day weekend we'll stomp the blues with live performances from the 2016 Baton Rouge Blues Festival … featuring  swamp blues, Mississippi Delta blues,  hill country blues, and the blues rocked out.  Artists include Howlin’ Wolf’s  pianoman Henry Gray, harp player Lazy Lester, Kenny Neal and family, Slim Harpo’s right-hand guitar man James “Chicken Scratch” Johnson, songmaker Luke Winslow King,  New Orleans soul funkster Walter “Wolfman" Washington  and R.L. Burnside’s grandson, Kent Burnside.  Plus a visit toTeddy’s Juke Joint nearby on Highway 61 in Zachary LA.  May the Fourth be with you!
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  The Middle (Part 2)

4 MONDAY Independence Day
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. The Department of Defense believes that global warming multiplies threats that already face the military, such as terrorism born of drought and instability, and rising temperatures and seas that put troops and their bases at risk, but House Republicans have axed cash dedicated to preparing for these dangers. Also, how catchy songs can teach little kids about endangered creatures and science.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. Subclinical hypothyroidism and adrenal fatigue, two often missed diagnoses, are our topics today with Dr. Monique Yuen, naturopath expert. She'll explain why they are hard to diagnose in the earliest stages, and how to treat these conditions before they get worse.
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindfulness" helped him cope with a major surgery.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Are China and the U.S. Long Term Enemies?  Is China’s ascendancy a threat to the U.S.?  China’s rise as an economic and military power, coupled with its aggression in the South China Sea, have led some to call for a major re-balancing of U.S. policy and strategy. Can China be trusted to act as a responsible global stakeholder?  And will they be a long-term ally, or adversary? The debaters are Peter Brookes, Robert Daly, John Mearsheimer, and Kevin Rudd.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
9:00pm SPECIAL: The Airmen of Note 2016 Jazz Heritage Series  The U.S. Air Force Band presents the ninth season of its Jazz Heritage Series broadcast, featuring the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force, the Airmen of Note. The “Note” was created in 1950 to carry on the stylings of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Corps dance band, and is our nation’s longest standing military big band. Honoring its legendary roots while also paving new jazz horizons for over 66 years, the “Note” has a rich legacy of excellence and innovation. We are privileged to have some of the nation’s top jazz artists appear alongside our own outstanding Airmen each season. This year, we welcome vibraphone virtuoso Stefon Harris, the extraordinary duo of trumpeter Marvin Stamm & pianist Bill Mays, and finally the incomparable tenor saxophonist Walt Weiskopf.

5 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves.  It's a high-spirited, bareback horse race, and it's been getting the residents of Siena worked up for hundreds of years. Anna Piperato, Italian-American art history professor and tour guide from Siena, Italy, tells us how the Palio horse race is a high point of summertime in Tuscany. Richard Grant, author of "Dispatches from Pluto," shares road trip recommendations for a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the blues in the Mississippi Delta. And Erika Lee, director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, and author of "The Making of Asian America," explains the impact that newcomers from Asia are making on the USA.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Strange Bedfellows  “Last Night” by James Salter, performed by Amy Ryan; “Joplin and Dickens” by Padgett Powell performed by John Cameron Mitchell. Guest host: Cynthia Nixon.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Gary Ferguson recounts the overlapping conflicts of man vs. nature and man vs. self as he speaks about wilderness, grief, and the importance of loons as reads from his book, The Carry Home: Lessons from the American Wilderness.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

6 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation with Dr. Moira Gunn. Continuing our Summer Archive Series, Moira speaks with Dr. David Linden, Neuroscience Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and author of “Touch … The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind.” Then on BioTech Nation, Anthony Raeside, Head of Research with The Evaluate Group in London, discusses the Evaluate Pharma World Preview Report 2014 – Outlook to 2020. And on BioIssue of the Week, David Ewing Duncan talks about  President Obama’s announcement about a precision medicine initiative.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. We’ll find out what plans were made at the recent International Coral Reef Symposium. We’ve invited two of Hawaii’s preeminent coral researchers to detail what can be done to protect this important marine ecosystem.
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
7:00pm Invisibilia  The Problem with the Solution  We are naturally drawn to finding solutions. But are there ever problems we shouldn’t try to solve? Co-host Lulu Miller visits a town in Belgium with a completely different approach to dealing with mental illness. Families in the town board people – strangers – with severe mental illnesses in their homes, sometimes for decades. And it works, because they are not looking to cure them. Could this radical approach work in the United States?
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

7 THURSDAY
4:00pm Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. We hear it in Donald Trump’s campaign to make America great again by bringing back jobs and saying no to trade deals. We see it in the BREXIT vote and in subsequent calls by other countries to do likewise and chart their own futures. The move toward nationalism and away from globalization continues to escalate. We continue the discussion begun on The Conversation with Professor Jairus Grove, the Director of the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies and you about the world that is changing around us.
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  Nation of Nations  With immigration rising, the United States will soon no longer have a white, Anglo ethnic profile. Tom Gjelten, NPR Correspondent and author of, “A Nation of Nations,” says that in the last fifty years, our immigrant population has tripled.  Plus: In 1960, eleven-year-old Gustavo Pérez-Firmat came to the States as an exile from Cuba. In his new book, “A Cuban in Mayberry,” Pérez-Firmat discovers that even though a Cuban would never live in a town like The Andy Griffith Show’s Mayberry, he feels that, in a way, Mayberry is home.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. Do boycotts actually create change? Stephen explores the real impact of boycotts, from buses in Montgomery, Alabama to Chick Fil A. Plus: the authors of a Department of Defense ethics book share their favorite stories of government employees gone wild.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

8 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. We all grow up, eventually. Kurt talks with Lois Lowry, whose novel “The Giver” helped define dystopian young adult fiction. Also, writer Junot Diaz explains why he couldn’t finish his Pulitzer-winning coming of age novel “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” until he turned 40. Plus, the story of how a Kiss album helped an immigrant kid feel a little less lonely.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere. This week, Ray Suarez is guest moderator. Rich Lowry (National Review) is on the Right. On the Left, Dahlia Lithwick (Slate.com). Keli Goff (Daily Beast, host of WNYC's series, Political Party with Keli Goff) is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  The longtime New Yorker writer John McPhee is an influential teacher of writing, with bookshelves full of titles written by his former students. One of those students, David Remnick, talks with McPhee about the secret to his seminal “nature writing”: it’s all about people. Also, James Surowiecki speculates on the uncertain future of Brexit, a reporter forgets the code to a trove of critical data, and two schmucks take their ugly breakup public.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Vocalist Billy Eckstine
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

9 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. We talk to food activist and McArthur Genius award recipient Will Allen about urban farming, journalist Adam Leith Gollner introduces us to the Italian region of Abruzzo, and Amy Bentley gives us a quick history of baby food. She is the author of “Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health and the Industrialization of the American Diet,” and the Sterns are at Pie Hut in Sandpoint, Idaho. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Race  (repeat)  When the human genome was first fully mapped in 2000, Bill Clinton, Craig Venter, and Francis Collins took the stage and pronounced that "The concept of race has no genetic or scientific basis." Great words spoken with great intentions. But what do they really mean, and where do they leave us? Our genes are nearly all the same, but that hasn't made race meaningless, or wiped out our evolving conversation about it.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper. This week we celebrate summer fun by playing some recent interviews about books, travel and fashion.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life  The Fix Is In  There are all sorts of situations in which we suspect the fix is in, but we almost never find out for certain. On today's show, for once, we find out. The whole program is devoted to one story, in which we go inside the back rooms of one multinational corporation and hear the intricate workings—recorded on tape—of how they put the fix in.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Phone Call, Flamenco, Surprise Party  A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco. Hosted by Moth Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  Actor Viola Davis – star of the ABC hit show HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER – waxes poetic on the wonders of Vaseline… Broadway star Alan Cumming gives us an etiquette lesson and reminds us that he is NOT a performing poodle… Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro navigates the darkest moment of his life in his new documentary MOURNING SON... Musician M. Ward DJs your dinner party... Plus, the history of New York’s first subway and a hip underground companion cocktail, robotic animal decoys, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Duke Ellington, Paris 1963
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

10 SUNDAY
12:00am Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of 7 books, including “Eat Pray Love,” the novel “The Signature of All Things,” and her most recently released “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.”
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Why We Love Our “Stuff” and the Stories It Tells  (repeat)  In telling her own story of letting go of several households of furnishings, Lisa Tracy is enormously helpful to us as we grapple with the "stuff" of our lives. Letting “stuff” go is like letting go of the stories of our lives. She is the author of “Objects of Our Affection.” Program #3371.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  Animals and Us (rebroadcast)  Our relationship with animals is complicated: we love and fear them; hunt, consume, and protect them. In this hour, TED speakers explore what happens when humans and animals interact.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin’ Rhythm  Johnny Burke, Part I  The first of two shows devoted to lyricist Johnny Burke, who knew how to write hits.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. Our first summer rebroadcast, originally from our 40th Anniversary Celebration at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, back in July 2014, with music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Gillian Welch, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, The Wailin' Jennys, Sam Bush and Stuart Duncan, Joe Newberry, and more. In Lake Wobegon, the town's parents deal with high school and college students who are home for the summer. (Beginning October 2016, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Billie Holiday:  Ladies Sing the Blues & Beyond--with Singers Cassandra Wilson and Catherine Russell  (repeat)   For Billie Holiday's centennial celebration, we follow her from her beginnings through a complex life of troubles and musical triumphs, her compelling "autumn" voice and untimely passing at age 44. Biographers John Szwed and Robert O'Meally discuss Lady Day's style and significance, while Cassandra Wilson describes and sings her approach to the Billie Holiday oeuvre. Singer Catherine Russell describes reaching back to recreate classic blues and jazz. From our archives we hear Nina Simone and Bonnie Raitt praising their blues heroines in story and song.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Petty Grass (Bluegrassized Tom Petty)

11 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. Food can be a delicious catalyst for love, and that’s what a couple of gardeners discovered as they worked to turn sour soil in a suburban back yard into a rich bountiful permanent food forest. Also, the specialist pollinator who followed ancient peoples as they cultivated squashes across North America.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. When a gifted artist and media producer near Los Angeles is stricken with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), a community of friends comes together to support him as he develops ingenius ways to continue creating his art work, even without use of his limbs.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Should the Federal Gas Tax be Raised to Fund Infrastructure?  The Highway Trust Fund provides funding for road, bridge, and mass transit projects across the country – and it’s running out of money. Its revenue source, the federal gas tax, has not been raised in over two decades. There are many arguments for a leaner fund, but proponents of the tax say that it still plays a vital role in supporting infrastructure. Should Congress raise the federal gas tax? The debaters are Shailen Bhatt, Adrian Moore, Alison Premo Black, and Stephen Moore.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

12 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves.  In the 19th century, when the United States was still a young country, many Americans had to go to Paris to study. The skills they learned, and the world they saw, helped them to transform life back home in the New World. Historian David McCullough, author of "The Wright Brothers" (2015) and "The Greater Journey" (2011), introduces us to some of these prominent "Americans in Paris." New York Times correspondent Elaine Sciolino, author of "The Only Street in Paris," tells us what makes her own neighborhood in Paris feel like home. Patrick Vidal, tour guide from Brittany, and Julie Sonveau, tour guide from Burgundy, celebrate Bastille Day with us.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Women in Clothes  Selections from Women in Clothes, a fascinating collection of pieces by and about women and their relationships to clothes, from all over the globe, performed by Justin Vivian Bond, Jennifer Lim, Zosia Mamet, Sonia Manzano, and Molly Ringwald. Guest hosts: Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail, a Kresge Fellow and winner of the Arab American Book Award, reads poetry from her three books: THE WAR WORKS HARD, DIARY OF A WAVE OUTSIDE THE SEA, and THE IRAQI NIGHTS.  She discusses the impact that war, censorship and living within the confines of a totalitarian state under Saddam Hussein had on her poetry. Forced to flee Iraq, Mikhail describes the influence of historical Arabic writing on her work and some of the changes in her poetry since settling in Michigan.
7:00pm BBC World Service
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

13 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation with Dr. Moira Gunn. Moira speaks with Kevin Kelly, founding Executive Editor of Wired magazine, and the author of “The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future.” Then on BioTech Nation, Dr. Paul Dempsey, Chief Scientific Officer of Cynvenio Biosystems, discusses a technology used to find rare cancer cells in blood, and an ongoing clinical study of women with breast cancer.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
7:00pm Invisibilia  Frame of Reference  What shapes the way we perceive the world around us? A lot of it has to do with invisible frames of reference that filter our experiences and determine how we feel. Alix Spiegel and Hanna Rosin interview a woman who gets a glimpse of what she's been missing all her life – and then loses it. And they talk to Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj about which frame of reference is better – his or his dad's.
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

14 THURSDAY
4:00pm Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  The Madam Next Door  (repeat) There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until 1991. Heather Branstetter has been interviewing local residents, discovering who the madams were and what they did to cultivate widespread public acceptance of their work. Plus: If you’ve ever had a coworker write nasty or demeaning emails, undermine your credibility, or give you the silent treatment, you’ve experienced workplace incivility. Dan Davidson and Danylle Kunkel (Radford University) say it affects the bottom line and should be included in performance reviews.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. How to be less terrible at predicting the future-Stephen talks to superforecasters from the Good Judgment Project. They are civilians whose predictions are more accurate than forecasters in government agencies. Plus: a type of lottery that would actually help people save money.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

15 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. Is the old cliché true — is laughter the best medicine? Kurt is joined by Mary Harris, host of the podcast Only Human, at a laughter yoga class to find out. Also, we hear from a neuroscientist who studies laughter and moonlights as a standup comedian. Comic Chris Gethard explains why he resisted getting help for his depression out of fear of losing his humorous edge—and how getting treatment transformed his career. And we find out when medical humor is – and is not – just what the doctor ordered.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Ahead of the Rio Olympics, the eyes of the world are fixed on Brazil. But the country’s moment on the global stage is being overshadowed by a web of calamities: a deep recession, a massive corruption scandal, Zika, and more. We take a trip to Brazil to explore how the country’s many challenges are transforming how the world sees Brazil, and how Brazilians see themselves.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere. This week, Josh Barro (Senior Editor at Business Insider) moderates from the Center. On the Left is Katrina Vanden Heuvel (Editor and Publisher of The Nation).  Rich Lowry (National Review) is on the Right, and Julliette Kayyem (Host of the WGBH News Podcast 'Security Mom', author of Security Mom, former Assist Sec at Homeland Security) is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  Gawker.com’s combination of scandal and of-the-moment writing made it one of internet media’s great success stories, but a policy of “when in doubt, put it out” has its consequences.  Founder Nick Denton tells David about the lawsuit that’s put it in Chapter 11. Parker Posey performs Demetri Martin’s sketch about a summer camper from hell; and one of America’s great fiction writers tackles a character stranger than fiction, Donald J. Trump.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  ECM mix  Mostly mid-70’s recordings by Kenny Wheeler, Keith Jarrett, Carla Bley, Chick Corea/Gary Burton, Dave Holland et al.
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

16 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Heirloom bean mogul Steve Sando brings us the latest from the heirloom bean movement - and yes, there is one!  Molly Birnbaum, Executive Editor of Cook’s Science at America’s Test Kitchen explains why eggs can be so tricky to cook and leaves us with a master recipe for Runny Egg Yolk Sauce.  Contributor Rebecca Sheir talks to journalist Kaitlyn Tiffany about her taste test and ranking of meals delivered in boxes, from Blue Apron to Plated, and iconic British herbalist Jekka McVicar brings us a user’s guide to the herb of remembrance, rosemary. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Looking Back (rebroadcast) The desire to trace our way back to the very beginning has lead to unprecedented discoveries. Today, three stories that give us a surprisingly intimate peek into the life, and death, of those who came before.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life  Get Your Money’s Worth  Stories of people trying to make sure they get what they paid for, from political change to bedroom slippers. We follow a donor as he vets presidential candidates, and go inside a company wrestling with the consequences of its "no questions asked,” lifetime return policy.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Snakes, Electric Shocks and Afghanistan  A squeamish writer is sent on an assignment to locate enormous poisonous snakes; two child refugees from Afghanistan arrive in America without their parents; a hippie kid seeks the approval of his conservative father. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  Actor Shiri Appleby, of the Peabody award-winning TV show UNREAL, directs herself playing the part of a producer (don’t worry, we’re confused too!)… Jessi Klein, Executive Producer of INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, discusses HER feminine ideals versus THE feminine ideal… Comedian Wyatt Cenac tells us what NOT to say to a mall cop… The man behind The Dan Band chooses some questionable songs to DJ your wedding party… plus, an FBI investigation of pop music, an indecipherable cocktail, a birdbrained battle, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Drummer Philly Joe Jones
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

17 SUNDAY
12:00am Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese Zen master whom Martin Luther King nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, is a voice of power and wisdom in this time of tumult in the world. We visited him at a retreat attended by police officers and other members of the criminal justice system; they offer stark gentle wisdom for finding buoyancy and “being peace” in a world of conflict, anger, and violence.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  The Need For An Evolutionary Movement in Politics  Stephen Dinan encourages us to ground ourselves in the deeper values that unite us such as liberty, equality, and justice for all - which are bedrock principles of the United States. He says we must take on the spirit of nonviolent evolutionaries as we hold a vision of possibility rather than one of opposition. He is the author of “Sacred America, Sacred World: Fulfilling Our Mission in Service to All.” Program #3583.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  What Makes Us…Us  For thousands of years, we've searched to answer the question: Who are we? Today, science has brought us much closer to the answer. This hour, TED speakers share ideas on what makes us... us.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin’ Rhythm  Johnny Burke, Part II  The second of two shows devoted to lyricist Johnny Burke, who knew how to write hits.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. Our second summer rebroadcast, originally from October 1997 at The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bluegrass stalwarts The Del McCoury Band make their first appearance on our show and heat up the Fitz with “Baltimore Johnny” and “Love is a Long Road”; guitar hero Leo Kottke puts on a veritable six-string clinic, including his tune “Regards from Chuck Pink” and The Byrds “Eight Miles High”; and the Cowboys, Dusty and Lefty, find themselves imprisoned, accused of rustling forty-three hundred head of longhorns. Plus: music from The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and a word from Swanson's Self Storage and our other sponsors. In Lake Wobegon, Earl Dickmeyer builds The World's Largest Pile of Burlap Bags, which attracts international acclaim. (Beginning October 2016, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Delbert McClinton and Buckwheat Zydeco (repeat)  We go from Texas roadhouses to Zydeco dancehalls with two men known for their live performances, Delbert McClinton and Buckwheat Zydeco. Harmonica player, vocalist and songwriter Delbert McClinton has gone from backing up Jimmy Reed and Howlin’ Wolf in the 1960s to top 40 success.  But he never stops delivering what his fans want—sweaty, country-tinged rhythm and blues shows. Stanley Dural, Jr., better known as Buckwheat Zydeco, grew up hearing traditional accordion from his father from the very beginning, but preferred soul, funk and R&B.  Now he’s known for mixing them all together for high-energy shows across southern Louisiana and the world. All this plus great music from Lightnin’ Hopkins, Emmylou Harris, Fats Domino and more.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  New Releases 

18 MONDAY
4:00pm
Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. The U.S. leases some public lands for coal mining, but critics say the royalties charged are far too low. Now the Interior Department is reassessing the leasing system in part to take account of the climate costs of coal. Also, how a newly identified wave hundreds of miles long whistles as it crosses the Caribbean.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. Bringing up a family has offered author Eileen Flanagan a rich fount of life lessons about patience, knowing when to let go, how to follow inner guidance and just appreciating the wonder and mystery of children.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Should College Students be Allowed to Take Smart Drugs? If you could take a pill that would help you study and get better grades, would you? Off-label use of “smart drugs” – pharmaceuticals meant to treat disorders like ADHD, narcolepsy, and Alzheimer’s – are becoming increasingly popular among college students hoping to get ahead. But is this cheating? Should their use as cognitive enhancers be approved by the FDA, the medical community, and society at large? Do the benefits outweigh the risks? The debaters are Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, Eric Racine, Nita Farahany, and Nicole Vincent.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

19 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves. We look at the important role lighthouses played in the 19th century, and which are the most interesting ones you can visit in the U.S. and France. A guide from Wales explains the pride that comes from being a distinctive corner of Great Britain, with its own language and traditions. And Rick visits England's Stanway House estate.  It's a slightly eccentric version of Downton Abbey that opens for visitors in the summer. Plus tips for fighting off jet lag when you arrive in Rome.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Passages  “The Texas Principessa,” by William Goyen, performed by Doris Roberts;  “Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish,” by David Rakoff, performed by Jackie Hoffman; “The Canoeists,’ by Rick Bass, performed by Neil Patrick Harris.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  Father/daughter poets Willis Barnstone and Aliki Barnstone talk about how they influence each other's work. They read one of their collaborations, published in NEW LETTERS magazine in 1977, and Aliki reads from her 2011 book, BRIGHTBODY.
7:00pm SPECIAL:  Obama’s Years Part I: Documentary  NPR’s Steve Inskeep travels the country to places in which President Obama delivered key speeches, and checks in with Americans living in those places to ask about their perspectives on the issues the president discussed.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

20 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation with Dr. Moira Gunn. Moira speaks with Brian Christian, journalist and author of “The Most Human Human,” and Tom Griffiths, UC Berkeley Professor, and Director of the  Computational Cognitive Science Lab. They’ve co-authored “Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions.” Then on Biotech Nation, it’s all about Youth Rally, an annual camp for kids and teens with conditions of the bowel and bladder.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
7:00pm Invisibilia  with Hanna Rosin, Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller  Flip the Script  Psychology has a golden rule: If I am warm, you are usually warm. If I am hostile, you are too. But what happens if you flip the script and meet hostility with warmth? It’s called “non-complimentary behavior” - a mouthful, but a powerful concept, and very hard to execute. Alix and Hanna examine three attempts to pull it off: during a robbery, a terrorism crisis and a dating dry spell.
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

21 THURSDAY
4:00pm Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  Bicycle Fever at the Turn of the Century  In the late nineteenth century, Americans caught bicycle fever. Evan Friss (James Madison University) is the author of The Cycling City, about the 1890s when American cities were home to more cyclists than anywhere else in the world.  Plus: Veteran animator “Tuck” Tucker (Longwood University) talks about illustrating many of the most popular cartoons in recent times, including Sponge Bob Squarepants, Hey Arnold!, Family Guy, and The Simpsons.  Also: The NCAA has doled out more academic sanctions to historically black colleges and universities than to other institutions.  Carray Banks (Norfolk State University) hopes to make college sports more equitable.
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner (rebroadcast) We find out how research using randomized control trials measures what really works in healthcare. From a Medicaid lottery in Oregon to simply visiting grandma’s house before she ends up in the hospital again, the results aren’t always what the experts think they would be.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

22 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. Actor Viggo Mortensen brings some of his own outdoorsy skills to his role as a dad raising his kids off the grid in “Captain Fantastic.” Also, with a new exhibit of her early photographs, it’s time to reconsider Diane Arbus’ conflicted legacy. And Kurt gets a lesson on speaking like a proper Brit from an accent coach.
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  The divide between the Black Lives Matter movement and the police is portrayed as unbridgeable. We examine common ground and how to close the gap on race and policing. Plus, after Turkey’s failed coup, a look at the dos and don’ts of trying to overthrow the government.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere. This week, Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. Katrina VanDen Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation, is on the left, Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right, and Michael Steele, former Republican National Committee Chairman, will be our Special Guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  When Tony Schwartz ghostwrote Donald Trump’s book “The Art of the Deal”,” he had no idea that his narrative would one day help propel Trump to a Presidential candidacy. Schwartz tells The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer about his deep regret, and fear at the prospect of Trump becoming President. Plus, the satirical news columnist Andy Borowitz discusses the Republican National Convention, the poet Max Ritvo explains how poetry is helping him face terminal cancer, and a Chinese reporter explains why Trump might make democracy a harder sell in China.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow.  Bebop pianist Al Haig is featured.
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

23 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Guest host New York Times columnist Melissa Clark talks to critically acclaimed chef Magnus Nilsson about what it takes to document Nordic home cooking. His new book is “The Nordic Cookbook.” The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman joins us with a conversation about eating pie with Joseph McNeil, a member of the Greensboro Four, whose protest at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter in 1960 helped integrate restaurants across the south and we dig into the cult of tahini with food writer Adeena Sussman. Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Love Supreme  This is the story of a three-year-old girl and the highest court in the land. The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl is a legal battle that has entangled a biological father, a heart-broken couple, and the tragic history of Native American children taken from their families.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life  Captain’s Log  Surprising stories from log books and diaries.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Bible Bucks, Meatballs and Big Brothers  Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom, "bible bucks" at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer, an alpha big brother, an imaginary last meal, the Bad News Bears of high school Basketball and the need for romantic decluttering. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, Senior Producer at The Moth.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  Comedian Jim Gaffigan advises you to pack your kids’ lunch with pub fare… Novelist Emma Cline discusses the cult of her hit first novel… acclaimed Scottish composer Anna Meredith DJs your next dinner party/obstacle course… Writer Nicole Dennis-Benn finds trouble in paradise… Biographer Darryl W. Bullock sings the praises of the world’s worst opera singer... Plus, the square history of one of the world’s most popular toys, a puzzling cocktail, a Google Doc dilemma, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow.  Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy is featured.
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

24 SUNDAY
12:00am Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Xavier Le Pichon, one of the world's leading geophysicists, helped create the field of plate tectonics. A devout Catholic and spiritual thinker, he raised his family in intentional communities centered around people with mental disabilities. He shares his rare perspective on the meaning of humanity — a perspective equally informed by his scientific and personal encounters with fragility as a fundament of vital, evolving systems. Le Pichon has come to think of caring attention to weakness as an essential quality that allowed humanity to evolve.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Ending the Cycle of Inherited Family Trauma  Inherited family traumas may be at the core of our inability to succeed in life. Mark Wolynn’s research has shown that unresolved traumatic events in our families can hinder how success flows to us and how well we are able to receive it. He is the author of “It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are And How To End The Cycle.” Program #3580.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  The Fountain of Youth  Aging is inevitable. We can slow it down a little, but could we ever bring it to a grinding halt? In this episode, TED speakers explore how we all might live longer and even better lives.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin’ Rhythm  Johnny Mercer Starts a Company  Lyricist Johnny Mercer and his partners began Capitol Records to raise the quality of songwriting and singing – and make a buck doing it.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. Our summer rebroadcasts roll along, with another October broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater, this one originally aired during the fall of 1999. Quintessential New York folksinger Dave Van Ronk brought his guitar and his immediately recognizable voice for "Jelly, Jelly, Jelly" and "Where Were You Last Night?"; Gillian Welch and David Rawlings sang their soon-to-be classic "Time (The Revelator)" and delivered a one-time-only performance of Lefty Frizzell's "That's the Way Love Goes"; and bluesman Geoff Muldaur stopped by with "Drop Down Mama" and "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You?" Plus: Rainbow Motor Oil and the Rainbow Family of Automotive Products presented our Royal Academy of Radio Actors in "The Story of Bob, a Young Artist," a look at why men go deer hunting, and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band played the "Garbage Man Blues" featuring Andy Stein's ferocious fiddle. In Lake Wobegon, Darryl and Marilyn Tollerud reminisce about the early years of their courtship. (Beginning October 2016, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  The Folk Revival Revisited: Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Jim Kweskin, Jerry Garcia, Alan Lomax, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt and more (repeat)  The American folk music revival that grew from the Post-WWII era to the Sixties  was about more than just music: it wrapped in political activism, romantic visions of the self and the “folk,” group “sing-a-longs,” “hootenannies” and careers of singer-songwriters. We interview folk heroine Judy Collins about her move from traditional British folk songs to the new songs and sounds in Greenwich Village. Jug bandleader Jim Kweskin talks about his love of communal living. The late Pete Seeger and Alan Lomax offer opinions on their divergent views of folk music and the quest for authenticity. Jerry Garcia tells of his most influential folk music source and we’ll hear Dylan go electric at Newport in 1965. Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops talks about bringing back the peoples’ music of another era today.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Bluegrass Men: M 

25 MONDAY
4:00pm Living On Earth with Steve Curwood. Fossil fuel burning power plants can emit deadly pollution. New research calculates some four and a half thousand extra deaths and thirty-eight billion dollars in health costs are due to dirty emissions from energy plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Also, Americans are ready to pay a surprisingly high price to protect and preserve our iconic National Parks.
5:00pm The Body Show with Dr. Kathleen Kozak. 
6:30pm Humankind with David Freudberg. We consider the fascinating history and profound philosophy of Quakerism, which has been present from the founding of America and remains a vibrant spiritual path that honors equality, peacemaking and silence.
7:00pm Intelligence Squared U.S.  Do U.S. Prosecutors Have Too Much Power?  Autonomy and secrecy, complex criminal code and mandatory minimums -- in combination, these factors have given prosecutors enormous leverage, and the opportunity to wield it relentlessly and selectively. Do prosecutors have too much power? Would changes reducing the leverage of prosecutors in the criminal justice system weaken their critical responsibility to prosecute crimes and secure equal justice for all? The debaters are Paul Butler, David Hoffman, Nancy Gertner, and Reid Schar.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

26 TUESDAY
4:00pm Travel with Rick Steves. It was absolutely the trip of a lifetime. Actress Joanna Lumley details her fabulous four-thousand mile trek up the Nile River. She and a film crew made it all the way to the river's recently designated source, in the swampy highlands of Rwanda. We'll hear how the personality of the Nile changes from Cairo to Luxor, Sudan to Lake Victoria, and about the sights she saw and people she met along the way. Plus, listeners share surprises they encountered on their own memorable adventures around the world.
5:00pm Selected Shorts  Long Distance  “Strawberry Window” by Ray Bradbury, performed by Boyd Gaines; “Hell Diving Women” by Megan Mayhew Bergman, performed by Anika Noni Rose. Guest host: Jane Curtin.
6:30pm New Letters on the Air  The essay "I Am Joe's Prostate," by Thomas E. Kennedy garnered NEW LETTERS the National Magazine Award in the category of the essay in 2008. In this interview, Thomas E. Kennedy talks about some other essays in his 2008 collection, RIDING THE DOG: A LOOK BACK AT AMERICA. Kennedy, an American, has lived in Denmark for over 30 years. His recent books of fiction include the COPENHAGEN QUARTET and his 2007 short story collection, CAST UPON THE DAY.
7:00pm SPECIAL:  Obama’s Years Part II: Interview with President Obama  In the second hour of this special coverage, Steve Inskeep will sit down with President Obama at the White House and ask the president how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency. Inskeep will also talk to the President about the thoughts, ideas and lives of the people he met during the reporting for this documentary.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

27 WEDNESDAY
4:00pm Tech Nation with Dr. Moira Gunn. Moira speaks with SC Moatti, who uses her background with Facebook, Trulia and Nokia to bring us  “Mobilized …. An insider’s guide to the business and future of connected technology” Then on BioTech Nation, how much should we know about the clinical trials behind the drugs approved by the FDA? Jennifer Miller. founder and President of Bioethics International and a professor at NYU Medical School, is here with the Good Pharma Scorecard.
5:00pm Bytemarks Café with Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa. 
6:30pm CounterSpin with Janine Jackson.  CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.
7:00pm Invisibilia  The Secret Emotional Life of Clothes  We normally think that we wear our clothes…. but what if our clothes wore us? In this episode, co-hosts Hanna Rosin and Lulu Miller bring us seven stories about the surprising power clothes have over us.
8:00pm Latin Beat with Ray Cruz
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

28 THURSDAY
4:00pm Says You!  Taped in front of live audiences at various locations nationwide, 'Says You!' features six panelists divided into two teams of three that bluff, guess, and expound their way through this fast-paced program.
5:00pm Town Square with Beth-Ann Kozlovich. 
6:30pm With Good Reason with Sarah McConnell  Founding Friendships  Countless chick flicks, novels, and even self-help books have tackled the question: can men and women be just friends? Cassandra Good (University of Mary Washington) argues that, in fact, American men and women have maintained close friendships since our country’s founding. And: Most of us don’t intend to be sexist or racist, and yet sometimes we find ourselves in the wrong. Jennifer Mease (James Madison University) asks the question, “When it comes to racism or sexism, why aren’t good intentions enough?”
7:00pm Freakonomics Radio  with Stephen J. Dubner. We explore low-tech solutions to reform healthcare. One doctor says his study proves the “less is more” approach actually helps patients, while another says that hospitals are pushed to perform more procedures to stay profitable. Plus, tips on working out... from flipping tires to yard work.
8:00pm Evening Jazz with Charles Husson
10:00pm Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley

29 FRIDAY
4:00pm Studio 360  with Kurt Andersen. 
5:00pm On the Media  with Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone.  Engaging conversation, insightful commentaries, illuminating reports, and listener calls explore how information, news gathering, and the variety of media available today affect our culture.
6:30pm Left, Right & Center  Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features the most insightful news analysts anywhere. This week, Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, moderates from the Center. On the Left is Margie Omero, Democratic Pollster and EVP at PSB Research. Rich Lowry of the National Review is on the Right, and David Frum of The Atlantic is our special guest.
7:00pm The New Yorker Radio Hour  with David Remnick.  Patricia Marx gives her favorite summer-camp sport, archery, another try—in her New York City apartment. The New Yorker writers Jelani Cobb, John Cassidy, and Andy Borowitz give us their takeaways from the Democratic National Convention. And Jake Halpern travels to Poland to investigate a local legend about a Nazi train filled with treasure, hidden underground.
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  An interview with pianist Tommy James
10:00pm B-Sides and Beyond with Jon Alan

30 SATURDAY
12:00am Jazz After Hours with Jeff Hanley
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
9:00am The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. We talk to Darra Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, contributor David Leite talks to Douglas Quint one of the creators of NYC’s cult-fave the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, we learn how to steep, stew and brew with Eric Prum and Josh Williams authors of “Infuse,” and we learn the simple art of Italian dumplings with chef Jenn Louis, author of “Pasta by Hand.” Listeners can call The Splendid Table at 800-537-5252 - anytime! We do call-backs.
10:00am Radiolab  Placebo  (rebroadcast)  Could the best medicine be no medicine at all? Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination by taking stock of the pharmacy in our brains, considering the symbolic power of the doctor coat, and visiting the tent of a self-proclaimed faith healer.
11:00am Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me  Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Bill Kurtis is official judge and scorekeeper.
12:00pm All Things Considered  NPR's newsmagazine presenting breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.
1:00pm This American Life  Are We There Yet?  A bunch of us from our show went to refugee camps all over Greece. 57,000 refugees are stuck in Greece, making homes in some surprising locations.
2:00pm The MOTH Radio Hour  Live on Martha's Vineyard  A mother decides to monitor her teenager’s internet use, a preacher’s husband feels the love of the community, and a deep sea fisherman navigates a deadly storm at sea. Hosted by Adam Gopnik and Moth Radio Hour producer, Jay Allison.
3:00pm The Dinner Party Download  Soul singer Sharon Jones shares her digits… BAD MOMS star Kristen Bell entertains our emoji etiquette questions… Comedian Josh Gondelman celebrates his Sublime relationship… Icelandic musician Junius Meyvant DJs your dinner party... Author Charles Russo teaches us about Bruce Lee’s early days… Plus, the robots that wrote the world’s scariest movie, the most popular fake student at a real university, a deceptive cocktail, and more!
4:00pm Brazilian Experience with Sandy Tsukiyama
6:00pm Bridging the Gap with Nicholas Yee
8:00pm The Real Deal with Seth Markow  Guitarist Charlie Christian is featured.
10:00pm Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan

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12:00am Blues From the Basement with Jon Alan
2:00am Blues before Sunrise with Steve Cushing
5:00am Weekend Edition  NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine covering hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
10:00am Krista Tippett On Being  Growing up, the poet Naomi Shihab Nye lived in Ferguson, Missouri and on the road between Ramallah and Jerusalem. Her father was a refugee Palestinian journalist, and through her poetry, she carries forward his hopeful passion, his insistence, that language must be a way out of cycles of animosity.
11:00am New Dimensions  with Justine Toms  Essential Questions  If we had the opportunity to speak to our younger self, what would we say? What wisdom could we give to that younger self about the meaning and purpose of life? What does our experience tell us about why we are here and who we are? This conversation explores these questions and why they may be important to our lives. Dr. Jacob Needleman is the author of “I Am Not I” and “The American Soul.” Program #3577.
12:00pm TED Radio Hour  Failure Is An Option  Failure can be devastating, but it can also make us stronger and smarter. This week, TED speakers explore how failure clears the way for success, in our everyday work, and our innermost lives.
1:00pm Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama
4:00pm Fascinatin’ Rhythm Love Letters: The Songs of Edward Heyman  Imagine writing the lyrics to “Body and Soul,” “When I Fall in Love,” and “For Sentimental Reasons,” and nobody’s heard of you.
5:00pm Sinatra, the Man and the Music with Guy Steele
6:00pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. One more fall rebroadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and we're inching ever closer to the present with a show originally from October 2000. Our friend Greg Brown stops by with a harvest of fine songs cultivated in the heart of Iowa, including "The River Will Take Me" and "Summer Evening." Backing him up and playing and singing a few features of their own (including Greg's "The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home") are the astounding instrumentalists of The Nashville Bluegrass Band. We'll also follow the twelve labors of Hercules, courtesy of our Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell and Sue Scott, and public radio's quintessential sound effects man, Mr. Tom Keith; Richard Dworsky and the Currently Employed Band (temporarily renamed after the previous sponsor, Guy's Shoes, was put up for sale) play Rich's "Paseo Romantico"; and in Lake Wobegon, Pastor Inqvist encounters Merle Sanderson, one of the Lutheran pastors who was with him during an infamous pontoon boat incident. (Beginning in October, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.)
8:00pm American Routes with Nick Spitzer  Sun, Surf and Soul: Sea Breeze Beach and San Diego Surfers  It’s summertime, and the living in easy. We’ve got cool tunes from Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Martha and the Vandellas, and the Beach Boys to help you beat that summer heat. We’ll hear memories of Sea Breeze, NC, a historically Black resort community that was an early site of integration in the Jim Crow South… And visit with some surfers at Mission Beach, San Diego.
10:00pm Full Nelson with Tim Vandeveer 
11:00pm Bluegrass Breakdown with Dave Higgs  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Part 1

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