Programs A-Z

  • Host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work--and examines how the musical community responded to and participated in Dr. King's cause<...

  • The spirit of Chanukah, a holiday joyous at freedom's triumph and spiritual rededication, is richly reflected in the folk melodies and songs from countries across the globe where Jews have lived and worshipped for centuries.

  • A tribute to Martin Luther King Jr, featuring many of his most famous speeches mixed with music from Stevie Wonder, The Freedom Singers, Jimmy Cliff, James Taylor, Nina Simone, Bill Lee/Branford Marsalis, Moodswings,U2 and more.

  • A public radio program about language examined through history, culture and family.

  • Started in 1927, "Chapter a Day" is WPR's longest running program. Jim Fleming and others read a chapter from a book each day. Genres range from works of fiction, history and biography, and are read virtually in their entirety in half hour...

  • Showcasing the best of Broadway and Hollywood.

  • A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the sho, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

  • Check this space around the holiday season 2018

    2017 Schedule:

    Mon-Fri  12/4-12/22 @9:35am

    Holiday Readings & Remembrances


    Wednesday, 12/20

    10am - Paul...

  • In recognition of Hanukkah, this show is dedicated to the Jews who catapulted popular music to stage and radio from the 1900s to the early 1930s. They are some of the best known composers, and it is unimaginable how different American popular...

  • The Little Drummer Boy comes of age in this contemporary radio drama

  • Tinsel Tales I - Tue 12/17, 3pm

    Tinsel Tales II - Wed 12/18, 3pm

    Stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk and othe NPR voices past and present tell tales...

  • 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...