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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Lydia+Davis">Lydia Davis</a> discusses her latest collection, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374270600/wnyc-20"><em>The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis</em></a></span>.</p> ...
<p><em>Washington Post</em> Enterprise Editor <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Marc+Fisher">Marc Fisher</a><strong> </strong>and<strong> </strong>reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mike+Rosenwald">Mike Rosenwald</a> discuss what happened when Fisher asked his reporters to do the ...
<p><em>Vanity Fair</em> special correspondent <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Bryan+Burrough">Bryan Burrough</a> discusses billionaire Steve Cohen, hedge fund manager and the founder of SAC Capital Advisors.</p> <p>He looks into whether Cohen is the embodiment of what’s wrong with Wall Street ...
<p>Ornithologist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Bruce+M.+Beehler">Bruce M. Beehler</a> , Senior Research Scientist with <a href="http://www.conservation.org" target="_blank">Conservation International</a>, discusses leading a 2008 expedition to the Foja Mountains in New Guinea that discovered ...
<p>W. C. Fields' granddaughter, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Harriet+Fields">Harriet Fields</a>, and film historian/silent film accompanist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ben+Model">Ben Model</a> look back on the life and work of the comic great W. C. Fields.</p> <p>William Claude ...
<p>In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0393062554/wnyc-20"><em>Globish: How the English Language Became the World’s Language</em></a></span>, <strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Robert+McCrum">Robert McCrum</a></strong> looks ...
<p>Fox’s show <em>Glee</em> has been the runaway hit of this television season. We’ll talk to one of the show’s stars, 20-year-old first-time TV actor <strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Chris+Colfer">Chris Colfer</a></strong>.</p><div class="feedflare">
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<p><strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Miguel+Syjuco">Miguel Syjuco</a></strong> talks about his award-winning novel <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374174784/wnyc-20"><em>Ilustrado</em></a></span>.</p><div ...
<p>In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374251479/wnyc-20"><em>Role Models</em></a></span>, filmmaker <strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Waters">John Waters</a></strong> profiles his favorite personalities—some ...
<p>In 2005 <strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Vanessa+Woods">Vanessa Woods</a></strong> and her fiance settled at a bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of Congo.</p> <p>She soon discovered that many of the inhabitants of the sanctuary- from apes to humans- are refugees from unspeakable ...
<p>Rue McClanahan was a veteran of the stage, but she will always be remembered for her role as Blanche Devereaux, the man-devouring Southern belle in the hit television series, “The Golden Girls.”  She died just recently at the age of 76. </p> <p>She came to speak with Leonard in 2007 for her ...
<p>We’ll look into the science of baking the perfect cake on today’s Please Explain! We'll be joined by <strong> <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Barricelli">John Barricelli</a></strong> , owner of the <a href="http://www.sonobaking.com/">SoNo Baking Company</a> and author of the <em><span ...
<p>The documentary <a href="http://www.whizkidsmovie.com/">“Whiz Kids”</a> tells the coming of age story of three 17-year old scientists who vie to compete the country’s oldest and most distinguished science competition.</p> <p>We’ll be joined by the film's director <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/jane-wagner/"><strong>Jane ...
<p>Chemical dispersants are already being used to cleanup the Gulf of Mexico, but what about oil-eating bacteria?</p> <p><strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Richard+Snyder">Richard Snyder</a></strong> is director of the Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation at the University ...
<p>Lots of ideas have been suggested to plug BP’s oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but none as incendiary as using a nuclear weapon. And yes, this has actually been tried before in previous petro-calamities.</p> <p>On today’s <em>Backstory</em> segment we’ll talk to NYU Professor and author of <span ...
<p>Remember that time that President Obama shook hands with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? Or what about when Joe Lieberman voted to impeach President Clinton? If you're nodding your head yes, you've got a false memory--neither of these things ever happened, but there is a reason you believe ...
<p>When is being wrong right?</p> <p>In <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0061176044/wnyc-20">Being Wrong</a></span></em>, journalist <strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Kathryn+Schulz">Kathryn Schulz</a></strong> ...
<p>In her novel <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0151011656/wnyc-20">Dear Money</a></span></em>, <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/martha-mcphee/"><strong>Martha McPhee</strong></a> tells the story of India Palmer, ...
<p>Over his long career, Henry Luce launched magazines that became American institutions including <em>Time</em>.</p> <p><strong><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Alan+Brinkley">Alan Brinkley</a>’s</strong> acclaimed biography on Luce is called <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" ...
<p>Since the global financial meltdown began in 2008, governments around the world have tried to find new ways to strengthen market regulations, with varying degrees of success. </p> <p><a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/hal-scott/"><strong>Hal S. Scott</strong></a>, Nomura Professor and Director ...
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