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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p>Actress <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Cherry+Jones">Cherry Jones</a> and director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Doug+Hughes">Doug Hughes</a> discuss the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of “<a href="http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/aat/" target="_blank">Mrs. Warren’s ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Rod+Davis">Rod Davis</a>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Len+Garry">Len Garry</a>, and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Colin+Hanton">Colin Hanton</a>, founding members of “The Quarrymen,” discuss being in the band with John Lennon, before ...
<p>It’s been more than two months since flood waters started rising in Pakistan. On today’s <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/underreported/" target="_blank">Underreported</a>, as the waters from the worst flooding in 80 years continue to recede, we get an update on how relief efforts ...
<p>The toxic spill of red sludge from an alumina plant has finally reached the Danube River. On today’s <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/backstory/" target="_blank">Backstory</a> segment, we’ll look into the messy method of producing aluminum and what can be done with all the so-called ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Charles+Busch">Charles Busch</a>, writer and director of “<a href="http://www.divinesisteronstage.com/">The Divine Sister</a>,” and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Julie+Halston">Julie Halston</a>, who stars in it, will discuss the play. It serves ...
<p>Although George Washington inspires reverence, he remains lifeless and one-dimensional for many Americans. National Book Award winner <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ron+Chernow">Ron Chernow</a> breaks the stereotype of Washington and paints a portrait of him as a canny political genius who ...
<p>Lieutenant Colonel <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Anthony+Shaffer+">Anthony Shaffer </a>was part of the “dark side of the force” in Afghanistan, the shadowy elements of the U.S. government that function outside the bounds of the normal system. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Joseph+O%E2%80%99Neill">Joseph O’Neill</a>, author of the novel <em>Netherland</em>, tells a personal family history. His grandfathers—one Turkish, one Irish—were both imprisoned during the Second World War. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jett+Williams">Jett Williams</a>, Hank Williams’ daughter, spent more than 30 years confirming her father's true identity. She discusses that and the much anticipated “<a href="http://www.hankwilliamsmothersbest.com/preview.php" target="_blank">Hank Williams ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dan+Olmsted">Dan Olmsted</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mark+Blaxill">Mark Blaxill</a> trace the long overlooked history of mercury poisoning. In their book, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0312545622/wnyc-20"><em>The ...
<p><em>New York Times</em> columnist Gail Collins joins us for another installment of our series looking at the outlandish things politicians have been saying and doing lately, <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/how-did-politics-america-get-so-weird/" target="_blank">How Did Politics in ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n="><a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/paul-pope/"><strong>Paul David Pope</strong></a></a> discusses the family that created the tabloid:<em> </em><em>National Enquirer</em>. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1442204869/wnyc-20"><em>The ...
<p>Photographer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Gregory+Crewdson">Gregory Crewdson</a> talks about his photographs of the legendary film studio Cinecittà, where Federico Fellini and Roberto Rossellini shot their iconic works. His book of photographs, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book ...
<p>The 2010 midterms are heating up, but none of the candidates seem to be talking about global warming. For the latest installment of <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/big-picture/" target="_blank">The Big Picture</a>, <em>New York Times</em> columnist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Andy+Revkin">Andy ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Melissa+Clark">Melissa Clark</a>, writer of the weekly feature “<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/29/dining/29appe.html?_r=1&ref=dining" target="_blank">A Good Appetite</a>” in the <em>New York Times</em> Dining Section, talks about dishes that are ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Martin+Fletcher">Martin Fletcher</a>, longtime chief of NBC’s Tel Aviv news bureau, discusses walking along the entire coast of Israel, from Lebanon to Gaza, observing facets of the country that are ignored in news reports. His book <span class="book"><a title="buy ...
<p>Pulitzer Prize winning novelist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Michael+Cunningham">Michael Cunningham</a> discusses his latest, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Nightfall-Novel-Michael-Cunningham/dp/0374299080/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1286203579&sr=1-1" target="_blank"><em>By Nightfall</em></a>.<a ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Walter+Mondale">Walter Mondale</a> shares insights from his five decades in public life, his role in creating the modern vice presidency, and the parallels he sees between the Carter years and the Obama years. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at ...
<p>Historian <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mae+Ngai">Mae Ngai</a>, uncovers the three-generational saga of a Chinese family and the lasting legacy of the immigrant experience in America. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0618651160%20/wnyc-20"><em><a ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Thompson">John Thompson</a>, a wrongfully convicted death row inmate, and lawyer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Hollway">John Hollway</a> discuss the long fight for Thompson’s exoneration. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at ...
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