Programming Schedule

Monday

Monday, 12:00 AM— A Man's View:

Monday, 1:00 AM— Commentary Encore: A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Monday, 2:00 AM— Commentary Encore: A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Monday, 3:00 AM— Commentary Encore: A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Monday, 4:00 AM— Commentary Encore: A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Monday, 5:00 AM— Commentary Encore: A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Monday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Monday, 6:15 AM— The Conservative: Articles and commentary from the conservative viewpoint—including THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR, CHRONICLES, and NATIONAL REVIEW magazines.

Monday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the Saint Paul PIONEER PRESS.

Monday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Monday, 9:00 AM— Past is Prologue: Books about historical events and people of the past, including some historical fiction.

Monday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Monday, 10:20 AM— Business News: From the financial pages of Twin Cities newspapers.

Monday, 11:00 AM— Bookworm: Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Monday, 12:00 PM— Shopper’s Hotline: This week’s local ads and specials, & In the Kitchen — Featuring the “Taste” section of the STAR-TRIBUNE and the “Food” section of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, BON APPETIT, and COOK'S COUNTRY.

Monday, 1:00 PM— Old Friends: Retirement news from AARP NEWSLETTER, GOOD AGE, MATURE OUTLOOK, MODERN MATURITY, NEW CHOICES, and MN SENIOR NEWS.

Monday, 2:00 PM— The Writer's Voice: Memoir and biography.

Monday, 3:00 PM— World Safari: Visit strange lands or rediscover America featuring the Sunday NEW YORK TIMES travel section.

Monday, 4:00 PM— Choice Reading: Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

Monday, 5:00 PM— Commentary: Local, national and international news publications.

Monday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Monday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the rest of the broadcast day.

Monday, 8:00 PM— PM Report: Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Monday, 9:00 PM— Night Journey: Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Monday, 10:00 PM— Off the Shelf: Mostly best sellers.

Monday, 11:00 PM— Potpourri: Literary nonfiction.

Tuesday

Tuesday, 12:00 AM— Good Night Owl: Fiction

Tuesday, 1:00 AM— After Midnight: Adventures of the heart and body.

Tuesday, 2:00 AM – Consumer's Advocate

Tuesday, 3:00 AM— Money Matters: Personal finance management from FW, KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE, MONEY, YOUR MONEY, and the money sections of USA TODAY. Rebroadcast.

Tuesday, 4:00 AM— Chautauqua: Non-Fiction books on many topics.

Tuesday, 5:00 AM— Parenting: Expert advice from FAMILY IN AMERICA, MINNESOTA PARENT, PARENTING, and PARENTS magazine.

Tuesday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Tuesday, 6:15 AM— Religion Update: From AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD, CHRISTIAN CENTURY, FREE INQUIRY, REPORTER, THE LUTHERAN, NATIONAL CATHOLIC SOJOURNERS, TWIN CITIES CHRISTIAN, U. S. CATHOLIC, and more.

Tuesday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the Saint Paul PIONEER PRESS.

Tuesday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Tuesday, 9:00 AM— Past is Prologue: Books about historical events and people of the past, including some historical fiction.

Tuesday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Tuesday, 10:20 AM— Reader’s Digest: Featuring Reader’s Digest.

Tuesday, 11:00 AM— Bookworm: Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Tuesday, 12:00 PM— People in The News: Profiles of people in the news from PEOPLE MAGAZINE and the feature pages of the local newspapers.

Tuesday, 1:00 PM— The New Yorker: Featuring THE NEW YORKER magazine.

Tuesday, 2:00 PM— The Writer's Voice: Memoir and biography.

Tuesday, 3:00 PM— National Geographic: Vicarious travel via NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC, and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER.

Tuesday, 4:00 PM— Choice Reading: Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

Tuesday, 5:00 PM— Commentary: Local, national and international news publications.

Tuesday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Tuesday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the rest of the broadcast day.

Tuesday, 8:00 PM— PM Report: Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Tuesday, 9:00 PM— Night Journey: Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Tuesday, 10:00 PM— Off the Shelf: Mostly best sellers.

Tuesday, 11:00 PM— Potpourri: Literary nonfiction.

Wednesday

Wednesday, 12:00 AM— Good Night Owl: Fiction.

Wednesday, 1:00 AM— After Midnight: Adventures of the heart and body.

Wednesday, 2:00 AM – Feminine Viewpoint

Wednesday, 3:00 AM— Old Friends: Retirement news from AARP NEWSLETTER, GOOD AGE, MATURE OUTLOOK, MODERN MATURITY, NEW CHOICES, and MN Senior News. Rebroadcast.

Wednesday, 4:00 AM— Chautauqua: Non-Fiction books on many topics.

Wednesday, 5:00 AM— Mother Earth: Featuring news of the earth and environment from Minnesota VOLUNTEER, EARTHWATCH, SIERRA, and "E" THE ENVIRONMENTAL MAGAZINE.

Wednesday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Wednesday, 6:15 AM— Tech Wire: The world of computers for the visually impaired including materials from COMPUTER USER, CLOSING THE GAP, RAISED DOT COMPUTING.

Wednesday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the Saint Paul PIONEER PRESS.

Wednesday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM— Past is Prologue: Books about historical events and people of the past, including some historical fiction.

Wednesday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Wednesday, 10:20 AM— Suspense: Short mystery stories from ALFRED HITCHCOCK and ELLERY QUEEN mystery magazines.

Wednesday, 11:00 AM— Bookworm: Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Wednesday, 12:00 PM – Heading Outdoors: Outdoor activities and advice.

Wednesday, 1:00 PM— At Home: Lifestyle programming.

Wednesday, 2:00 PM— The Writer's Voice: Memoir and biography.

Wednesday, 3:00 PM – Animal Watch.

Wednesday, 4:00 PM— Choice Reading: Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

Wednesday, 5:00 PM— Commentary: Local, national and international news publications.

Wednesday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Wednesday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the rest of the broadcast day.

Wednesday, 8:00 PM— PM Report: Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Wednesday, 9:00 PM— Night Journey: Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Wednesday, 10:00 PM— Off the Shelf: Mostly best sellers.

Wednesday, 11:00 PM— Potpourri: Literary nonfiction.

Thursday

Thursday, 12:00 AM— Good Night Owl: Fiction.

Thursday, 1:00 AM— After Midnight: Adventures of the heart and body.

Thursday, 2:00 AM— It Makes A Difference: Issues of special interest to blind and visually impaired people.

Thursday, 3:00 AM – Sunday Disability Advocacy Programming: Repeat.

Thursday, 4:00 AM— Chautauqua: Non-Fiction books on many topics.

Thursday, 5:00 AM— National Enquirer: The news from Hollywood and behind the scenes as reported by THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER.

Thursday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Thursday, 6:15 AM— Career Corner

Thursday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and Saint Paul PIONEER PRESS.

Thursday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Thursday, 9:00 AM— Past is Prologue: Books about historical events and people of the past, including some historical fiction.

Thursday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Thursday, 10:20 AM— Design Today: A program of home style and trends taken from publications such as Martha Stewart Living, Architectural Digest, and more.

Thursday, 11:00 AM— Bookworm: Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Thursday, 12:00 PM— Consumer's Advocate: Consumer information from CONSUMER’S DIGEST, CONSUMER REPORTS, and various newspaper articles.

Thursday, 1:00 PM— Famous and Infamous: Notable personages from the pages of Entertainment magazine, BIOGRAPHY, and appropriate magazine articles, including obituaries from the NEW YORK TIMES.

Thursday, 2:00 PM— The Writer's Voice: Memoir and biography.

Thursday, 3:00 PM— Smithsonian: Featuring magazines from the Smithsonian Institution.

Thursday, 4:00 PM— Choice Reading: Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

Thursday, 5:00 PM— Commentary: Local, national and international news publications.

Thursday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Thursday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the rest of the broadcast day.

Thursday, 8:00 PM— PM Report: Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Thursday, 9:00 PM— Night Journey: Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Thursday, 10:00 PM— Off the Shelf: Mostly best sellers.

Thursday, 11:00 PM— Potpourri: Literary nonfiction.

Friday

Friday, 12:00 AM— Good Night Owl: Fiction.

Friday, 1:00 AM— After Midnight: Adventures of the heart and body.

Friday, 2:00 AM— Best in Short Stories: New and classic short stories.

Friday, 3:00 AM – Nutrition and Health

Friday, 4:00 AM— Chautauqua: Non-Fiction books on many topics.

Friday, 5:00 AM— Start with a Smile: Short humorous pieces to start your day, including THE FUNNY TIMES.

Friday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Friday, 6:15 AM— Green and Growing: Featuring help for the backyard gardener from GARDEN GATE, FLOWER AND GARDEN, HORTICULTURE, and Minnesota HORTICULTURIST.

Friday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE.

Friday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Friday, 9:00 AM— Past is Prologue: Books about historical events and people of the past, including some historical fiction.

Friday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Friday, 10:20 AM— Entertainment News: News of upcoming events to help you plan your weekend.

Friday, 11:00 AM— Bookworm: Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Friday, 12:00 PM— The Feminine Viewpoint.

Friday, 1:00 PM - Nutrition and Health.

Friday, 2:00 PM— The Writer's Voice: Memoir and biography.

Friday, 3:00 PM— World Safari: Visit strange lands or rediscover America featuring CONDE NAST TRAVELER, BUDGET TRAVEL, and various other magazines.

Friday, 4:00 PM— Choice Reading: Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

Friday, 5:00 PM— Commentary: Local, national and international news publications.

Friday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Friday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the rest of the broadcast day.

Friday, 8:00 PM— PM Report: Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Friday, 9:00 PM— Night Journey: Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Friday, 10:00 PM— Off the Shelf: Mostly best sellers.

Friday, 11:00 PM— Potpourri: Literary nonfiction.

Saturday

Saturday, 12:00 AM— Good Night Owl: Fiction.

Saturday, 1:00 AM— After Midnight: Adventures of the heart and body.

Saturday, 2:00 AM— Wanderings.

Saturday, 3:00 AM— The New Yorker: Featuring THE NEW YORKER magazine. Rebroadcast.

Saturday, 4:00 AM— Chautauqua: Non-fiction books on many topics.

Saturday, 5:00 AM – Dinner Bell: Restaurant reviews.

Saturday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Saturday, 6:15 AM – For Addicts and Others: A few minutes in the week for those dealing with addictions.

Saturday, 6:35 AM— For Addicts And Others: A few minutes in the week for those dealing with addictions.

Saturday, 7:00 AM— Morning Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the Saint PAUL PIONEER PRESS.

Saturday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Saturday, 9:00 AM— CrossTime Cafe: Short science fiction stories from the pages of AMAZING STORIES, ANALOG, FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, and ASIMOV’S SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE.

Saturday, 10:00 AM— Take Twenty for Fitness: Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary or wheelchair-bound, working into ten, more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Saturday, 10:20 AM— Style: The latest in fashion and lifestyle from the pages of COSMOPOLITAN, GLAMOUR, and newspapers. The final Saturday of the month is devoted to men’s fashion from DETAILS, ESQUIRE, GENTLEMAN, GENTLEMEN’S QUARTERLY, and PLAYBOY.

Saturday, 11:00 AM— Extra Innings: Exclusive interviews with sports personalities plus articles from SPORT, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, and VIKING UPDATE.

Saturday, 12:00 PM— Multicultural Press: News from minority publications including ASIAN PAGES, THE CIRCLE, MINNESOTA SPOKESMAN, AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD, NATIVE AMERICAN PRESS, and more.

Saturday, 1:00 PM— Your Personal World: Books which explore you and your relationships.

Saturday, 2:00 PM— Money Matters: Personal finance management from SMART MONEY, MONEY, YOUR MONEY, and the money sections of USA TODAY.

Saturday, 3:00 PM— Apple a Day: Health and research news.

Saturday, 4:00 PM – TV-ality.

Saturday, 5:00 PM— Business Commentary: News of the business world from KIPLINGER WASHINGTON LETTER, CORPORATE REPORT-MINNESOTA, FORBES, FORTUNE, and THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.

Saturday, 6:00 PM— Twin Cities: Profiles the metropolitan area via Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MIDWEST LIVING, THE RAKE, DOWNTOWN JOURNAL, MINNESOTA CALLS, and MINNESOTA MONTHLY magazines.

Saturday, 7:00 PM— City Pages: The best of alternative newspapers featuring CITY PAGES.

Saturday, 8:00 PM— Search And Discover: Science fact, fiction and fantasy from AIR and SPACE, DISCOVER, and SCIENCE NEWS.

Saturday, 9:00 PM – The Ts: Teens, Tweens and Twenties.

Saturday, 10:00 PM— Nothing But The Truth.

Saturday, 11:00 PM— Rated R: Sex through the lens of politics and culture.

Sunday

Sunday, 12:00 AM— Gay And Lesbian News: News, views and interviews from gay and lesbian publications including THE ADVOCATE, BAY AREA REPORTER, CURVE, FRONTIERS, 10 PERCENT, PLANET OUT, and more.

Sunday, 1:00 AM— Featuring the Wall Street Journal: The best of each week’s front page features.

Sunday, 2:00 AM— Smithsonian: Featuring magazines from the Smithsonian Institution.

Sunday, 3:00 AM – National Geographic: Featuring articles from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine.

Sunday, 4:00 AM— U.S. And Us: The Best Of Past Programs (Selected from the RTB library).

Sunday, 5:00 AM— Inner Life: Embracing the human spirit, within and without.

Sunday, 6:00 AM— News, Weather and Sports: From the wire service of The Associated Press.

Sunday, 6:15 AM— Snippets: Articles and briefs from just about every source imaginable.

Sunday, 7:00 AM— Sunday Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the Saint. PAUL PIONEER PRESS.

Sunday, 8:55 AM— Radio Talking Book schedule for the day.

Sunday, 9:00 AM— The Sunday Comics: Twin Cities’ editions.

Sunday, 9:30 AM— Sunday Magazine: Featuring PARADE MAGAZINE and USA WEEKEND.

Sunday, 10:00 AM— Devotions: Articles to encourage prayer, meditation, and spiritual living.

Sunday, 11:00 AM— For the Younger Set: Books for school-age children.

Sunday, 12:00 PM— Poetic Reflections: Selected poetry of today, including material from THE AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW.

Sunday, 12:30 PM – The Catalog Show.

Sunday, 1:00 PM— Encyclopedia of the Air: Exploring knowledge through SKEPTICAL INQUIRER, NOETIC SCIENCES REVIEW, and SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE.

Sunday, 2:00 PM— Bookcase: Featuring the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, reviews from the NEW YORK TIMES, and the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW.

Sunday, 3:00 PM— Art Fare: A smorgasbord of art from home and abroad.

Sunday, 4:00 PM— The U.S. and Us: Exploring the diverse origins of the American people.

Sunday, 5:00 PM— Kiosk Internationale: A program of international news and commentary from foreign publications, including New Internationalist, International Herald Tribune, New Statesman, Focus on Africa and World Press Review.

Sunday, 6:00 PM— Evening Newspapers: Live broadcast of the Sunday NEW YORK TIMES.

Sunday, 7:55 PM— Radio Talking Book Schedule for the remainder of the broadcast day.

Sunday, 8:00 PM - Main Menu. (First three Sundays of the month); Speaking for Ourselves (last Sunday of the month); Interviews (on the fourth Sunday in months when there are five).

Sunday, 8:00 PM— Speaking for Ourselves: Last Sunday of each month. A chance to explore new horizons through the medium of braille. Produced by the National Association to Promote the Use of Braille.

Sunday, 9:00 PM— It Makes A Difference: “The ACB Report” airs monthly. Articles from AFB NEWS, THE BRAILLE MONITOR, FUTURE REFLECTIONS, MOUTH, MAINSTREAM, BRAILLE FORUM, and more are also read on this program. On the final Sunday of each month, NEWSLINES, the schedule of the Radio Talking Book for the month to come, is read as the lead item on this program.

Sunday, 10:00 PM—Reading Room.

Sunday, 11:00 PM— The Best in Short Stories: Short pieces from THE ATLANTIC, HUDSON REVIEW, NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, NEW YORKER, and THE SUN.

All A-Z

Access Talk: 1st and 3rd Sunday, 8:00 PM, rebroadcast following Thursday 3:00 AM
What is new in the world of access technology.

Animal Watch: Wednesday, 3:00 PM
Nature studies from NATURAL HISTORY, ST. CROIX CURRENT, and more.

Apple a Day: Saturday, 3:00 PM
Medical advances and information from HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL HEALTH LETTERS, NEW YORK TIMES HEALTH SECTION, PREVENTION, and VOICE OF THE DIABETIC.

Art Fare: Sunday, 3:00 PM
A smorgasbord of art from home and abroad.

At Home: Wednesday, 1:00 PM
Selections from GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, MORE, MIDWEST LIVING, and YANKEE, and more.

The Best in Short Stories: Sunday, 11:00 PM, rebroadcast following Friday, 2:00 AM
Short pieces from THE ATLANTIC, HUDSON REVIEW, NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, NEW YORKER, THE SUN and more.

Bookcase: Sunday, 2:00 PM
Featuring the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, reviews from the NEW YORK TIMES, and the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW.

Bookworm: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:00 AM
Novels and non-fiction books for daytime reading.

Business Commentary: Saturday, 5:00 PM
News and opinion of the business world from KIPLINGER WASHINGTON LETTER, FORBES, FORTUNE, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, and more.

Business News: Monday, 6:15 AM
From the financial pages of Twin Cities newspapers.

Career Corner: Thursday, 6:15 AM
The world of work from the pages of the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, local newspapers, and more.

The Catalog Show: Sunday, 12:30 PM Featuring items from a wide variety of catalogs from clothes, to jewelry, to items for the bedroom or bathroom.

Chautauqua: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 4 AM Non-Fiction books on many topics.

Choice Reading: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 4:00 PM
Critically acclaimed books on a wide variety of subjects.

City Pages: Saturday, 7:00 PM
Featuring CITY PAGES, a local alternative weekly.

Commentary Encore : Monday, 1:00 AM to 6 AM
A re-broadcast of the previous week’s Commentary programs, originally aired at 5 p.m. weekdays.

Commentary: The latest issues of national news magazines: Monday, 5:00 PM
COMMENTARY, WASHINGTON MONTHLY, and more.

Commentary: The latest issues of national news magazines: Tuesday, 5:00 PM
IN THESE TIMES, THE NATION, and more.

Commentary: The latest issues of national news magazines: Wednesday, 5:00 PM
NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, WASHINGTON SPECTATOR, WILSON QUARTERLY, and more.

Commentary: The latest issues of national news magazines: Thursday, 5:00 PM
EXTRA!, REASON, THE UTNE READER, and more.

Commentary: The latest issues of national news magazines: Friday, 5:00 PM
NEWSWEEK, TIME, and more.

The Conservative: Monday, 6:15 AM
Articles and commentary from the conservative viewpoint — including CHRONICLES, NATIONAL REVIEW, THE WEEKLY STANDARD, and more.

Consumer’s Advocate: Thursday, 12:00 PM, rebroadcast Tuesday, 2 AM
Consumer information from CONSUMER’S DIGEST, CONSUMER REPORTS, and various newspaper articles.

Cross Time Cafe: Saturday, 9:00 AM
Short science fiction stories from the pages of FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, and more.

Design Today: Thursday, 10:20 AM
A program of home style and trends taken from publications such as DWELL, GARDEN DESIGN, and more.

Devotions: Sunday, 10:00 AM
Articles to encourage prayer, meditation, and spiritual living.

Dinner Bell: Saturday, 5:00 AM
What the critics say about local, national, and international dining spots.

Encyclopedia of the Air: Sunday, 1:00 PM
Exploring knowledge through SKEPTICAL INQUIRER, and SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE, and more.

Entertainment News: Friday, 10:20 AM
News of upcoming events to help you plan your weekend.

Evening Newspapers: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 6:00 PM
Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

Evening Newspapers: Sunday, 6:00 PM
Live broadcast of the Sunday NEW YORK TIMES.

Evening Odyssey: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:00 PM
Widely reviewed, current fiction for adults.

Extra Innings: Saturday, 11:00 AM
Articles from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the sports sections of THE NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY, and more.

Famous and Infamous: Thursday, 1:00 PM
Notable personages from the pages of ENTERTAINMENT Magazine, STAR TRIBUNE, PIONEER PRESS, NEW YORK TIMES, BIOGRAPHY, and appropriate magazine articles, including obituaries from the NEW YORK TIMES.

The Feminine Viewpoint: Friday, 12:00 PM, rebroadcast Wednesday, 2:00 AM
Contemporary issues for women from MINNESOTA WOMEN”S CONSORTIUM, MINNESOTA WOMEN’S PRESS, WOMEN’S REVIEW OF BOOKS, and more.

For Addicts And Others: Saturday, 6:15 AM
A few minutes in the week for those dealing with addictions.

Gay And Lesbian News: Saturday, 12:00 AM
News, views and interviews from gay and lesbian publications including THE ADVOCATE, BAY AREA REPORTER, OUT, and more.

Good Night Owl: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 12:00 AM
A wide-ranging assortment of books.

Green and Growing: Friday, 6:15 AM
Featuring help for the backyard gardener from BIRDS & BLOOMS, HORTICULTURE, and more.

Heading Outdoors: Wednesday, 12:00 PM
Outdoor activities and advice from FIELD AND STREAM, OUTDOOR LIFE, OUTDOOR NEWS, and more.

In the Kitchen: Monday, 12:15 PM
Featuring the “Taste” section of the STAR-TRIBUNE and the “Food” section of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, BON APPETIT, COOK'S COUNTRY, and more.

Inner Life: Sunday, 5:00 AM
Embracing the human spirit, within and without

Interviews: Sunday, 8:00 PM, on the fourth Sunday when there are five in a month, and rebroadcast following Thursday, 3:00 AM
Recorded interviews on topics of interest to our audience.

It Makes A Difference: Sunday, 9:00 PM; rebroadcast Thursday, 2:00 AM
“The ACB Report” airs monthly. Articles from AFB NEWS, THE BRAILLE MONITOR, FUTURE REFLECTIONS, MOUTH, MAINSTREAM, BRAILLE FORUM, and more are also read on this program. On the final Sunday of each month, RADIO NEWS, the schedule of the Radio Talking Book for the month to come, is read as the lead item on this program.

Kiosk Internationale: Sunday, 5:00 PM
A program of international news and commentary from foreign publications, including THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, THE ECONOMIST, THE NEW STATESMAN, and more.

Main Menu Highlights: Sunday, 8:00 PM, Second Sunday of the month, rebroadcast on the following Thursday, 3:00 AM
Taken from ACB Radio and Main Menu radio program.

Multicultural Press: Saturday, 12:00 PM, rebroadcast Sunday 3:00 AM
News from minority publications including ASIAN PAGES, THE CIRCLE, AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD, INSIGHT NEWS, and more.

A Man’s View: Sunday, 12:00 AM
Articles from ESQUIRE, MEN’S HEALTH, and MEN’S JOURNAL.

Money Matters: Saturday, 2:00 PM; rebroadcast Tuesday, 3:00 AM
Personal finance management from SMART MONEY, MONEY, and the money sections of USA TODAY.

Morning Newspapers: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7:00 AM
Live broadcast of the STAR TRIBUNE and SAINT PAUL PIONEER PRESS.

Mother Earth: Wednesday, 5:00 AM
Featuring news of the earth and environment from MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER, SIERRA, "E" THE ENVIRONMENTAL MAGAZINE, and more.

National Enquirer: Thursday, 5:00 AM
The news from Hollywood and behind the scenes as reported by THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER.

National Geographic: Tuesday, 3:00 PM
Vicarious travel via NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, and more.

New York Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Live broadcast of the NEW YORK TIMES.

The New Yorker: Tuesday, 1:00 PM; rebroadcast Saturday, 3:00 AM
Featuring THE NEW YORKER magazine.

News, Weather and Sports: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 AM
From the wire services of the Associated Press.

Night Journey: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 PM
Mystery books of intrigue and suspense.

Nothing but the Truth: Saturday, 10:00 PM
Crimes and the courts, straight from today's headlines.

Nutrition and Health: Friday, 1:00 PM; rebroadcast Friday, 3:00 AM
Nutrition, diet and exercise tips and trends from JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH AFTER 50, CONSUMER REPORTS ON HEALTH, MAYO CLINIC HEALTH LETTER, DIABETES FORECAST, DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT, and more.

Off the Shelf: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00 PM
Mostly best sellers.

Old Friends: Monday, 1:00 PM; rebroadcast Wednesday, 3:00 AM
Retirement news from AARP NEWSLETTER and MAGAZINE, GOOD AGE, MN SENIOR NEWS, and more.

Once Upon a Time: Sunday, 11:00 AM
Stories for kids from 5 to 105.

Parenting: Tuesday, 5:00 AM
Expert advice from BRAIN CHILD, MINNESOTA PARENT, PARENTING, PARENTS, and more.

Past is Prologue: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 AM
Books about historical events and people of the past.

People in The News: Tuesday, 12:00 PM
Profiles of people in the news from PEOPLE MAGAZINE, feature pages of the local newspapers, and more.

PM Report: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 AM
Books discussing critical, contemporary and controversial issues.

Poetic Reflections: Sunday, 12:00 PM
Selected poetry from yesterday and today, including material from THE AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW.

Potpourri: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2:00 PM
Mostly memoir and biography for afternoon reading.

Radio Talking Book schedule for the day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:55 AM.

Radio Talking Book Schedule for the remainder of the broadcast day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 7:55 PM.

Rated R: Saturday, 11:00 PM
Selections from PLAYBOY, PENTHOUSE, and more.

Reader’s Digest: Friday, 10:20 AM
Featuring Reader’s Digest.

The Reading Room: Sunday, 10:00 PM
Selections from THE ATLANTIC, HARPER’S, NEW CRITERION, and more.

Religion Update: Tuesday, 6:15 AM
From CHRISTIANITY TODAY, FREE INQUIRY, METRO LUTHERAN, REFORM JUDAISM, U. S. CATHOLIC, and more.

Search And Discover: Saturday, 8:00 PM
Science fact, fiction and fantasy from DISCOVER, SCIENCE NEWS, and more.

Shopper’s Hotline: Monday, 12:00 PM
This week’s local ads and specials from Twin Cities newspapers

Smithsonian: Thursday, 3:00 PM; rebroadcast Sunday, 2:00 AM
Featuring magazines from the Smithsonian Institution.

Snippets: Sunday, 6:15 AM
Articles and briefs from just about every source imaginable.

Speaking for Ourselves: Sunday, 8:00 PM, Last Sunday of each month, rebroadcast the following Thursday at 3:00 AM
A chance to explore new horizons through the medium of braille. Produced by the National Association to Promote the Use of Braille.

Start with a Smile: Friday, 5:00 AM
Short humorous pieces to start your day, including THE FUNNY TIMES and THE ONION.

Style: Saturday, 10:20 AM
The latest in fashion and lifestyle from the pages of THE NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, DETAILS, ESQUIRE, GQ, The final Saturday of the month is devoted to Men’s fashion.

The Sunday Comics: Sunday, 9:00 AM
Twin Cities’ editions.

Sunday Magazine: Sunday, 9:30 AM
Featuring PARADE MAGAZINE.

Sunday Newspapers: Sunday, 7:00 AM
Live broadcast of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE and the SAINT PAUL PIONEER PRESS.

Suspense: Wednesday, 10:20 AM
Short mystery stories from ALFRED HITCHCOCK, ELLERY QUEEN MYSTERY MAGAZINES, and more.

The T’s – Teens, Tweens & Twenties: Saturday, 9:00 PM
For teens and young adults, from a wide variety of sources.

Take Twenty for Fitness: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 AM
Ten minutes of exercise for the sedentary and those in wheelchairs, working into ten more vigorous minutes, all designed to lift heart and spirit.

Tech Wire: Wednesday, 6:15 AM
The world of computers for the visually impaired and non-impaired from a wide variety of sources.

TV-ality: Saturday, 4:00 PM
Featuring articles of interest to television buffs from the New York Times and local papers.

Twin Cities: Saturday, 6:00 PM
Profiles the metropolitan area via MPLS/SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA MONTHLY, and more.

The U.S. and Us: Sunday, 4:00 PM
Books of the Upper Midwest region history and people.

Wanderings: Saturday, 2:00 AM
Featuring GRANTA, THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR, THE SUN, and more.

World Safari: Monday, 3:00 PM
Visit strange lands or rediscover America featuring the Sunday NEW YORK TIMES travel section.

World Safari: Friday, 3:00 PM
Visit strange lands or rediscover America featuring CONDE NAST TRAVELER, and various other magazines.

Your Personal World: Saturday, 1:00 PM
Books which explore you and your relationships.