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Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein. Every week listeners tune in to hear a unique blend of news and features with Peabody Award-winning host Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and the regularly scheduled puzzle segment with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times.
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Weekend Edition Sunday
Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein. Every week listeners tune in to hear a unique blend of news and features with Peabody Award-winning host Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and the regularly scheduled puzzle segment with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Moth Radio Hour
Oh, Brother
In this hour, an ode to brothers. Family ties and secrets, fraternal bonds and sibling pranks. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Escalating the Environmental Movement
On Tuesday, the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a preliminary report on the long-standing underrepresentation of Latinos in the media. Texas congressman Joaquin Castro tells Stephania Taladrid, “I’m convinced that Americans don’t know who Latinos are.” Also, Professor Andreas Malm, who studies the relationship between climate change and capitalism, insists that the environmental movement reconsiders its roots in nonviolence. And The New Yorker’s newest staff writer, Parul Sehgal, discusses three works of literature about some very heavy subjects.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
City Arts and Lectures
Colson Whitehead in Conversation with Forum’s Alexis Madrigal
Colson Whitehead is the first novelist to win a Pulitzer Prize for consecutive books: The Underground Railroad, now a television miniseries directed by Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins, and The Nickel Boys. His novels span a wide range of genres, including satire (Apex Hides the Hurt), post-apocalyptic zombie horror (Zone One), and an autobiographical coming-of-age story (Sag Harbor, which is slated for an HBO adaptation produced by Laurence Fishburne).
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
On The Media
Election Subversion & Russian Bureaucracy to Stifle the Press
By now, we’re familiar with voter suppression tactics, from long voting lines to voter ID laws. On this week’s On the Media, hear how election subversion takes the anti-democracy playbook to the next level. Plus, how the Russian government is using bureaucracy to stifle the press. It’s all on this week’s On the Media, from WNYC Studios.
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