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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p>It’s the tail end of apple season. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Steve+Clarke">Steve Clarke</a> of <a href="http://www.prospecthillorchards.com/" target="_blank">Prospect Hill Orchard</a> in Milton, New York, joins us to taste some of the local and antique varietals found in New York State—from ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Tim+Wu">Tim Wu</a> discusses the history of the information industry in America, and looks at whether the Internet will be taken over and privatized as radio and television has before it. In<em> </em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Harold+McGee">Harold McGee</a> discusses and debunks myths about food and cooking for today's Please Explain. He’s the author of <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1594202680/wnyc-20">Keys ...
<p>Former Kennedy secret service agents <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Gerald+Blaine">Gerald Blaine</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Clint+Hill">Clint Hill</a> discusses the inside story of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the weeks and days that led to it, and its aftermath. ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Daphne+Kalotay">Daphne Kalotay</a> discusses her novel <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0061962163/wnyc-20"><em>Russian Winter</em></a></span>. It tells the story of Nina Revskaya, ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Cynthia+Ozick">Cynthia Ozick</a> discusses her sixth novel, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0547435576/wnyc-20"><em>Foreign Bodies</em></a></span>. She retells the story of Henry ...
<p>From the American Revolution to the end of World War II, the United States spent 19 years at war against other nations. But since 1950, it has spent 22 years and counting. Noted scholar <a href="http://www.wnyc.org/people/richard-rubenstein/"><strong>Richard E. Rubenstein</strong></a> explores the ...
<p>As the meeting of the world’s 20 richest economies gets under way in Seoul, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Gillian+Tett">Gillian Tett</a>, the U.S. managing editor and an assistant editor for the <em>Financial Times</em>, describes what leaders hope to accomplish at the G-20 summit. Plus, ...
<p>It’s Veteran’s Day, and on today’s first Backstory segment: <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jon+Alpert">Jon Alpert</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Matt+O%E2%80%99Neill">Matt O’Neill</a>, two of the producers of new documentary <a href="http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/wartorn-1861-2010/" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Edwidge+Danticat">Edwidge Danticat</a> reflects on art and exile, and discusses what it means to be an immigrant artist from a country in crisis. Her book <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0691140189/wnyc-20"><em>Create ...
<p>Novelist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Zoe+Heller">Zoe Heller</a> discusses Nancy Mitford’s enduringly popular novel, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307740811/wnyc-20"><em>The Pursuit of Love</em></a></span>, ...
<p>Editor <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Charlotte+Mosley">Charlotte Mosley</a> and<a href="http://www.wnyc.org/people/deborah-dowager-duchess-devonshire/"><strong> Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire</strong></a>, youngest of the six legendary Mitford sisters, talks about her life and ...
<p>Leaves in your gutter? Furnace on the fritz? The Gurus of How-To, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Al+Ubell">Al Ubell</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Larry+Ubell">Larry Ubell</a>, are here to help! They'll answer questions about home repair. Call <strong>646-829-3985 </strong>with ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Quincy+Jones">Quincy Jones</a> talks about his first album in five years "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Q-Bossa-Nostra-Quincy-Jones/dp/B003H4WZ4A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1289333405&sr=1-1" target="_blank">Q: Soul Bossa Nostra,</a>" which features performances ...
<p><a href="http://www.wnyc.org/people/sean-ferrer/"><strong>Sean Hepburn Ferrer</strong></a>, Audrey Hepburn’s son, talks about the life and career of Audrey Hepburn. She is an icon, an actress, and humanitarian whose beauty and elegance will never go out of style. <span class="book"><a title="buy ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Rowan+Jacobsen">Rowan Jacobsen</a> explains terroir—the "taste of place"—and the way local conditions such as soil and climate affect the flavor of wine and other foods. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1596916486/wnyc-20"><em>American ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Melanie+Thernstrom">Melanie Thernstrom</a> talks about pain throughout the ages—from ancient Babylonian pain-banishing spells to modern brain imaging—to reveal the mysterious nature of pain itself. In <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Nora+Ephron">Nora Ephron</a> talks about the past, the present, and the future, recalling everything she hasn’t (yet) forgotten. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307595609/wnyc-20"><em>I ...
<p>Curator <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Brian+Wallis">Brian Wallis</a>, and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Cynthia+Young">Cynthia Young</a>, exhibition organizer, discuss the “<a href="http://www.icp.org/museum/exhibitions/mexican-suitcase" target="_blank">The Mexican Suitcase</a>.” ...
<p>Pulitzer Prize winning author <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Isabel+Wilkerson">Isabel Wilkerson</a> chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens, who fled the South for northern and western cities in search of a better life. ...
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