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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p>Director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Tomas+Leach">Tomas Leach</a> discusses his documentary “<a href="http://www.innogreathurry.com/InNoGreatHurry/Home.html" target="_blank">In No Great Hurry</a>,” about the life, art and work of photographer Saul Leiter. Together with contemporaries ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Greg+Pierce">Greg Pierce</a>, who wrote the book and lyrics, and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Kander">John Kander</a>, who wrote the music, talk about the Vineyard Theatre's world-premiere production of “<a href="http://www.vineyardtheatre.org/the-landing/" ...
<p><em>New Yorker</em> staff writer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ian+Frazier">Ian Frazier</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mary+Brosnahan">Mary Brosnahan</a>, president of Coalition for the Homeless, discuss why New York has more homeless now than it had for decades, what life ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Russell+Banks">Russell Banks</a> discusses his new collection of short stories, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0061857653/wnyc-20"><em>A Permanent Member of the Family</em></a></span>. ...
<p>When you drop your Coke can or yesterday’s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Adam+Minter">Adam Minter</a>—journalist and son of an American junkyard owner—tells us. He gives an account of a vast, often hidden, multibillion-dollar industry ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mike+Tyson">Mike Tyson</a>, philosopher, Broadway headliner, fighter, felon, and onetime heavyweight champion of the world, talks about his life in and out of the ring. Bullied as a boy in the poorest neighborhood in Brooklyn, Tyson grew up to become one of ...
<p>A virus has been killing bottlenose dolphins off the East Coast, and it seems to be spreading south toward Florida. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Marjorie+Mooney-Seus">Marjorie Mooney-Seus</a>, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, explains what we know about ...
<p>Sculptor <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Richard+Serra">Richard Serra</a> discusses his monumental works and his new show at Gagosian Gallery. “<a href="http://www.gagosian.com/exhibitions/richard-serra--october-26-2013-2" target="_blank">Richard Serra: New Sculpture</a>” is on view through ...
<p>Directors <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Sierra+Pettengill">Sierra Pettengill</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jamila+Wignot">Jamila Wignot</a> discuss their documentary “<a href="http://townhallfilm.com" target="_blank">Town Hall</a>,” which follows two impassioned Pennsylvania ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Simon+Winchester">Simon Winchester</a> explains how America became “one nation, indivisible.” What unified a growing number of disparate states into the modern country we recognize today? His book <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" ...
<p>Acclaimed Czech writer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ivan+Klima">Ivan Klima</a> reflects back on his life and on decades of war, totalitarianism, censorship, and the fight for democracy. Klíma’s memoir <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0802121705/wnyc-20"><em>My ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mike+Pesca">Mike Pesca</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Josh+Levin">Josh Levin</a>, who host (along with Stefan Fatsis) Slate’s “<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/hang_up_and_listen.html" target="_blank">Hang Up and Listen</a>” ...
<p>Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jung+Chang">Jung Chang</a> explains how she brought a medieval empire into the modern age. In her biography <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Peter+Baker">Peter Baker</a>, Chief White House Correspondent for <em>The New York Times,</em> discusses the eight years of the Bush Administration, the most consequential presidency in modern times, and the elusive and shifting alliance of George W. Bush and ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Durant">John Durant</a>, a proponent of the Paleo Diet, argues for an evolutionary approach to health. His new book <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307889173/wnyc-20">The ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Garrett+Oliver">Garrett Oliver</a>, the brewmaster of The Brooklyn Brewery, editor-in-chief of <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0195367138/wnyc-20"><em>The Oxford Companion to ...
<p>Dr. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Richard+deShazo">Richard deShazo</a> of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the lead author of the article "The Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets Reads 'Chicken Little'” in the <em>American Journal of Medicine</em>, talks about his investigation into ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Edward+Behr">Edward Behr</a> talks about the foods that every food lover should know and gives advice on buying, using, preparing, and enjoying food. <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1594204519/wnyc-20">50 ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=James+Oseland">James Oseland</a>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Alan+Richman">Alan Richman</a>, and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Louisa+Ermelino">Louisa Ermelino</a> talk about their life-changing food experiences. They’re contributors ...
<p>More than one thousand works of art stolen by the Nazi’s were discovered in a Munich apartment this week. Valued at nearly $1.35 billion, the trove includes works by Matisse, Picasso, Dix and Chagall believed to have been seized from museums and Jewish collectors. It has also been revealed that ...
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