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Radiolab

Blood

Today at 1:00pm

From medicine to the movies, the horrifying to the holy, and history to the present day -- we're kinda obsessed with blood. This hour, Radiolab considers the power and magic of the red liquid that runs through our veins.

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Prairie Home Companion

A Spring That Love Remembers

Today at 6:00pm

The show heads to Vienna, Virginia for a broadcast from the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, where the wolves howl up on the big hill. Singers Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan will debut their knockout "I'm With Her" trio stateside.

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This American Life

Birds and Bees

Today at 12:00pm

Some information is so big and so complicated that it seems impossible to talk to kids about. This week, stories about the vague and not-so-vague ways to teach children about race, death and sex.

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  • The Do List

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