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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Laura+Linney">Laura Linney</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Brian+d%E2%80%99Arcy+James">Brian d’Arcy James</a> discuss Donald Margulies’ play “<a href="http://www.timestandsstillonbroadway.com/" target="_blank">Time Stands Still</a>.” ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Miranda+Richardson">Miranda Richardson</a> discusses the film “<a href="http://www.paramountpicturesintl.com/intl/uk/madeindagenham/" target="_blank">Made in Dagenham</a>.” Set against the backdrop of the 1960s, the film is based on a true story about a ...
<p>Just as the trenches produced the most remarkable poetry of World War I, the bombing campaigns of World War II produced haunting poetry as it altered lives forever. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Daniel+Swift">Daniel Swift</a> discusses the connections between poetry and WWII’s air war, ...
<p>Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was arraigned yesterday in a New York court on terrorism charges. On today’s Backstory, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Stephen+Braun">Stephen Braun</a>, National Security Editor with the Associated Press and co-author of the book <span class="book"><a title="buy ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Seth+Stern">Seth Stern</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Stephen+Wermiel">Stephen Wermiel</a> talk about the influential Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, champion of free speech and public access to information. Justice Brennan granted Wermiel ...
<p>Latvian opera superstar <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Elina+Garanca">Elina Garanca</a> discusses her career and her performances in “<a href="http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/season/production.aspx?id=10924" target="_blank">Carmen</a>” at the Metropolitan Opera. She debuted in ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Paul+Auster">Paul Auster</a> talks about his latest novel, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0805092862/wnyc-20"><em>Sunset Park</em></a></span>, which follows the hopes and fears ...
<p>Ten years after 9/11, workers are still dismantling the Deutsche Bank building, which was damaged after the South Tower of the World Trade Center fell. WNYC reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Bob+Hennelly">Bob Hennelly</a> discusses why it has taken so long to take it down and why ...
<p>Word maven <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Patricia+T.+O%E2%80%99Conner">Patricia T. O’Conner</a> answers questions about the confounding English language and talks about ungrammatical song lyrics. An updated and expanded third edition of her book, <span class="book"><a title="buy this ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Michael+Goldfarb">Michael Goldfarb</a> discusses the emancipation of Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1416547975/wnyc-20"><em>Emancipation: ...
<p>Director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Claire+Denis">Claire Denis</a> and actress <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Isabelle+Huppert">Isabelle Huppert</a> discuss “<a href="http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/white-material" target="_blank">White Material</a>.” Set in Africa, the film ...
<p>Business journalists <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Bethany+McLean">Bethany McLean</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Joe+Nocera">Joe Nocera</a> discuss the many problems that helped bring down the economy. The full story is like the legend of the blind men and the elephant—almost ...
<p>South African writer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Damon+Galgut">Damon Galgut</a> talks about his latest novel,<span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1609450116/wnyc-20"><em> In a Strange Room</em></a></span>, which ...
<p>Historian <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Philip+Dray">Philip Dray</a> gives an account of American labor from the dawn of the industrial age to the present day—from the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, the first real factories in America, to the waning influence of unions today. ...
<p>Legendary singer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=B.+J.+Thomas">B. J. Thomas</a> talks about his 40-year career and his latest album, “Once I Loved.” He’s been awarded five Grammy Awards, two platinum and eleven gold records, and two Dove Awards, and is responsible for 15 Top 40 pop/rock ...
<p>Journalist and political analyst <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Richard+Wolffe">Richard Wolffe</a> tells the dramatic inside story of the defining period of the Obama White House. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307717410/wnyc-20"><em>Revival: ...
<p>Legendary talk show host <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dick+Cavett">Dick Cavett</a> host of <em>The Dick Cavett Show</em>, which aired on ABC from 1968 to 1975 and on PBS from 1977 to 1982, discusses the great figures he has known and shares his thoughts on culture and politics today. In ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+H.+Adams">John H. Adams</a> and his wife <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Patricia+Adams">Patricia Adams</a> talk about founding the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the organizations mission to protect the environment. Their memoir <span ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ian+Frazier">Ian Frazier</a> talks about Siberia, the vast, storied expanse of Asiatic Russia that takes up one-seventh of the land on earth. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374278725/wnyc-20"><em>Travels ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Susan+Cheever">Susan Cheever</a> discusses the life of writer Louisa May Alcott. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/141656991X/wnyc-20"><em>Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography</em></a></span> ...
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