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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on April 29, 2014. </em></p>
<p>Architect <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=James+Stewart+Polshek">James Stewart Polshek</a>, whose works include the Rose Center at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Newseum ...
<p><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on June 25, 2014. </em></p>
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Laura+Silver">Laura Silver</a> describes her round-the-world quest for the origins and modern-day manifestations of the knish. Starting in New York, she tracks down heirs ...
<p><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on April 29, 2014. </em></p>
<p>Actress <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Swoosie+Kurtz">Swoosie Kurtz</a> looks back on her life and career. Her new memoir, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399168508/wnyc-20"><em>Part ...
<p><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on June 25, 2014. </em></p>
<p>Attorneys <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=David+Boies">David Boies</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ted+Olson">Ted Olson</a> tell the inside story of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling ...
<p><em>Note: Today's Leonard Lopate Show in on tape. This is a rebroadcast of an interview that took place on June 30th, 2014. </em></p>
<p>Joan was given a diary by her daughter for Christmas, and after complaining that she wasn't gifted a "certificate for Botox," she began writing in it and ultimately ...
<p class="p1"><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on June 30, 2014. </em></p>
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Francisco+Goldman">Francisco Goldman</a> discusses the life and culture of one of the world’s most remarkable and often misunderstood cities—Mexico City. ...
<p class="p1"><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on June 30, 2014. </em></p>
<p>English is a glorious mess of a language, cobbled together from a wide variety of sources and syntaxes, and changing over time with popular usage. Many of the words and usages we embrace as standard ...
<p class="p1"><em>We are re-airing this interview which originally aired on June 30, 2014. </em></p>
<p>Digital information spreads rapidly, reaches all corners of society, and is basically impossible to control—even when that information is false. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Charles+Seife">Charles ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Garret+Keizer">Garret Keizer</a> tells us about returning to the same rural Vermont high school where he taught 14 years ago. He talks about what has changed since his teaching days, and he examines the obstacles and challenges that teachers face daily. In his ...
<p>The New Museum show “<a href="http://www.newmuseum.org/exhibitions/view/here-and-elsewhere" target="_blank">Here and Elsewhere</a>” is the first museum-wide exhibition in New York City to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world. It brings together more than 45 artists from over ...
<p>Since the women's movement began in the 1920s, it has evolved and transformed in many ways, and the debate continues over what the movement should accomplish and what feminism means. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dorothy+Sue+Cobble">Dorothy Sue Cobble</a>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Linda+Gordon">Linda ...
<p>The War On Cancer, launched in the early 1970s, led to an influx of new ideas in fighting the disease. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, America's leading cancer research center at the time, was assigned the task of testing an unconventional therapy called “Laetrile”  to determine if it ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Melissa+Clark">Melissa Clark</a> offers tips on what to do with all the fruit that’s in season right now—peaches, plums, apricots, melons, berries and more! She's a <em>New York Times</em> <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/features/diningandwine/columns/a_good_appetite/" ...
<p>Since it was founded as a motorcycle company in 1949, Honda has steadily grown into the world’s fifth largest automaker and top engine manufacturer. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jeffrey+Rothfeder">Jeffrey Rothfeder</a> was the first journalist allowed behind Honda’s infamously private ...
<p>Photographer Dorothea Lange took some of the most powerful and iconic images of America during the Great Depression, and her photograph "Migrant Mother" is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world. Yet few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman behind ...
<p>Guardian environmental reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Suzanne+Goldenberg+">Suzanne Goldenberg </a>discusses a $1 billion lawsuit filed by sailors in the U.S. Navy that accuses the Japanese electric company Tepco of failing to avoid the Fukushima nuclear accident and of lying about ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Lear+deBessonet">Lear deBessonet</a> discusses directing Shakespeare’s “<a href="http://www.publictheater.org/en/Public-Theater-Season/Public-Works-The-Winters-Tale/" target="_blank">The Winter’s Tale</a>.” She’s joined by <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Todd+Almond">Todd ...
<p>The Paleo Diet, which is based on how our Paleolithic ancestors supposedly ate—lots of meat and vegetables, no grains, sugar or dairy—is hugely popular. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ann+Gibbons">Ann Gibbons</a> examines anthropologists' critiques of the diet and reveals that it is based ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Gerard+Lordahl">Gerard Lordahl</a>, Director of <a href="http://www.grownyc.org/openspace" target="_blank">GrowNYC’s Open Space Greening Program</a>, talks about late summer gardening and how to keep things growing into the fall.</p>
<p><a href="http://www.grownyc.org/blog/grownyc-releases-resilient-garden-manual" ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=William+D.+Cohan">William D. Cohan</a>, a former senior Wall Street investment banker, tells the inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement—the largest financial settlement of all time until last week. He probes into the unfiled civil ...
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