WNYC

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WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are America's most listened-to public radio stations, reaching over one million listeners each week. WNYC FM 93.9 broadcasts a broad range of daily news, talk, cultural and classical music programming, while WNYC AM 820 maintains a stronger focus on breaking news and international/ global news reporting. WNYC, New York Public Radio maintains a busy centralized newsroom and its award-winning reporters contribute regularly to local news broadcasts and to the nationally aired news programs Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Marketplace. WNYC produces signature daily interview programs, hosted by Brian Lehrer, Leonard Lopate and John Schaefer as well as the nationally broadcast Radiolab, On the Media, Studio 360, Selected Shorts and Freakonomics Radio. 

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A deep dive into one of the most controversial moments in broadcasting history: Orson Welles' 1938 radio play about Martians invading New Jersey.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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From a child forming his or her first thought, to the nagging feeling that you're bound to fail, we'll delve into all the ways that the voices in o...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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On this hour of Radiolab: a journey to the edge of human limits.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Could parasites be the shadowy hands that pull the strings of life?

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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We gaze at the stars, think soaring thoughts, imagine the vastness of space... and feel impossibly small.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Radio Rookie Edward Munoz, Credit: Emily Kwong
Fresh grass. Freedom. Success. That was the sensation Edward Munoz experienced every time he walked onto a soccer field. But in school, he felt lik...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Radio Rookie Cece Rodriguez visiting the Marine Corps Recruiting Station, Credit: Andrew Mambo
Cece Rodriguez may be tiny at 5 ’4”, 100 lbs, but she’s physically strong. Despite her family’s concerns, she dreams of testing her toughness by en...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Radio Rookie Jairo Gomez, Credit: Emily Kwong
Jairo Gomez never thought he was poor, even though he was one of seven kids and his family lived in a one-bedroom apartment. The cramped quarters m...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 07:43
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The romance, or not, of things -- from a piece of the Wright brothers' plane, to a child’s sugar egg.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Mystery, intrigue, and a goat standing on top of a cow.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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One tidy mathematical formula may hold the key to how cities work. We take to the streets to test the numbers.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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The surprising ways that loops steer -- and sometimes derail -- our lives.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Stories of getting stuck, and breaking free.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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How one sentence -- just 60 words written in the hours after the September 11 attacks -- became the legal foundation for the "war on terror."

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Chimps. Bonobos. Humans. We're all great apes, but that doesn’t mean we’re one happy family.

  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Remembering is a tricky, unstable business. This hour: a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and unmade.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Danielle Motindabeka in the WNYC studio
When Radio Rookie Danielle Motindabeka came to the United States at age 13, she didn’t speak English. By the time she was in high school, Danielle ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marvin Ramos and daughter Hailey
There is less research on adolescent fathers than on mothers — much less — and most of it focuses on the impact to the child if a dad is not in hi...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:28
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Caption: Paula Dinh, a student at West Brooklyn Community High School, Credit: Jennifer Hsu/WNYC
It was a battle to the end for high school senior Paula Dinh. After years of skipping class and other bad habits, followed by a big push to change ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:30