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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p><span>Grammy-winning bandleader </span><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Vince+Giordano">Vince Giordano</a><span> and trumpeter, vocalist, and composer </span><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Bria+Skonberg">Bria Skonberg<span> </span></a><span>teach us about swing music! </span>They ...
<p><span>Director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Rando">John Rando</a>, choreographer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Joshua+Bergasse">Joshua Bergasse</a>, and actress <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Alysha+Umphress">Alysha Umphress</a> talk about the new Broadway revival ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Marc+Bookman">Marc Bookman</a><strong>, </strong>director of the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation, talks about his feature for <em>The Atlantic</em>,<a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/12/does-an-innocent-man-have-the-right-to-be-exonerated/383343/" ...
<p><span>When America entered World War II in 1941, it faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. ...
<p>Nobel Prize winning Economist and <em>New York Times</em> columnist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Paul+Krugman">Paul Krugman</a> discusses attempts in Congress to roll back financial regulation, including Section 716 of Dodd-Frank, in the recent spending bill. His latest <em>New York Times</em> opinion ...
<p><span>This week: <span>Pulitzer prize winning senior editor at </span><em>The New York Times </em><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dana+Canedy">Dana Canedy</a> discusses the unexpected reaction her son had to "the talk" about race and the police. </span>Country singer/songwriter <a class="guestlink" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jamie+Metzl">Jamie Metzl</a> talks about his futuristic new novel <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1628724234/wnyc-20">Genesis Code: A Thriller of the Near Future</a></span></em><strong>. ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ken+Silverstein">Ken Silverstein</a> investigated the law firm Mossack Fonseca, one of the largest creators of shell companies in the world, and the ways nefarious entities use shell companies to fund their enterprises for his latest VICE feature, <a href="http://www.vice.com/read/evil-llc-0000524-v21n12" ...
<p>On Wednesday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on hydraulic fracturing across New York State. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Abrahm+Lustgarten">Abrahm Lustgarten</a> writes about energy, water and climate change for ProPublica. He explains the lead-up to this announcement, ...
<p>Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography, but revealed his personal life in and around his novels, shorts stories, and letters. Using Chandler’s own words, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Barry+Day">Barry Day</a> shows a life balanced between classical English education during ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Emita+Brady+Hill">Emita Brady Hill</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Susan+Boyd">Susan Boyd</a> discusses the elected officials, religious leaders, and activists who played a positive role in a pivotal time in the Bronx. In <span class="book"><a ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jeffrey+Deitch">Jeffrey Deitch</a> discusses his career and influence as an art dealer and producer of memorable installations. His book, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0847836479/wnyc-20">Live ...
<p>Like many African-American parents, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dana+Canedy">Dana Canedy</a>, the Pulitzer prize winning senior editor at <em>The New York Times</em>, recently decided to have "the talk" with her 8-year-old son about Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Michael Brown, and how he ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=William+D.+Cohan">William D. Cohan</a>, a former Wall Street investment banker and a contributing editor at <em>Vanity Fair</em>, talks about the ongoing battle between the climate movement and the fossil-fuel industry. His story “Big Oil Wants to Burn it ...
<p>Country singer/songwriter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Billy+Joe+Shaver">Billy Joe Shaver</a> will be playing songs from <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Long-Tooth-Billy-Joe-Shaver/dp/B00KGYPVJU/wnycorg-20" target="_blank">Long in the Tooth</a></em>, his first new album in six years. ...
<p><span>We asked for your holiday cookie recipes, and you answered our call! We received over 60 recipes, </span><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Melissa+Clark">Melissa Clark</a><span> picked her favorites, and tested the recipes out herself</span><span>. And now she visits the studio… with ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Robert+Beachy">Robert Beachy</a> talks about how the urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin influenced our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book ...
<p>Years after her grandfather’s death, journalist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Sarah+Wildman+">Sarah Wildman </a>stumbled upon a cache of family documents from prewar Vienna. One woman’s letters stood out: those from her grandfather’s true love. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this ...
<p>As Hanukkah approaches, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Deb+Perelman">Deb Perelman</a>, author of <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/030759565X/wnyc-20">The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook</a></span>, joins us to <span>discuss ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Scott+Saul">Scott Saul</a> discusses his biography of the life and career of comedian Richard Pryor,<span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0062123300/wnyc-20"> Becoming Richard Pryor</a></span><span></span>. ...
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