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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Maxwell+Ryan">Maxwell Ryan</a>, CEO and founder of<a href="http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/" target="_blank"> Apartment Therapy</a>, gives advice and answers questions about how to get organized for the new year. From cleaning out closets and clearing clutter, ...
<p><em>New Yorker</em> staff writer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ian+Frazier">Ian Frazier</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Mary+Brosnahan">Mary Brosnahan</a>, president of Coalition for the Homeless, discuss why New York has more homeless now than it had for decades, what life ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Larry+Tye">Larry Tye</a> tells the history of Superman, who after 75 years remains one of America’s most enduring heroes. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400068665/wnyc-20"><em>Superman: ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Russell+Banks">Russell Banks</a> discusses his new collection of short stories, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0061857653/wnyc-20"><em>A Permanent Member of the Family</em></a></span>. ...
<p>Major League pitcher <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dwight+Gooden">Dwight Gooden</a> talks about his memoir of his talent, addiction, and recovery. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0544027027/wnyc-20"><em>Doc</em></a></span>, ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Leonard+Lopate">Leonard Lopate</a> hosts his annual Gospel Christmas special, with favorite songs from gospel greats like Mahalia Jackson, Marion Williams, Edna Gallmon Cook, and Alex Bradford, and others.</p>
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<p>Benjamin Franklin, who wrote more letters to his sister than he wrote to anyone else, was the original American self-made man; his sister spent her life caring for her 12 children. Historian <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jill+Lepore">Jill Lepore</a> shows that Benjamin Franklin’s youngest ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ann+Patchett">Ann Patchett</a> examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband. She creates a portrait of a life in <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0062236679/wnyc-20">This ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Frank+Dik%C3%B6tter">Frank Dikötter</a> chronicles Mao Zedong’s ascension and his campaign to transform the Chinese into what the party called New People. Due to the secrecy surrounding the country’s records, little has been known before now about the eight ...
<p>Neuroscientist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Joshua+Greene">Joshua Greene</a> argues that our brains were designed for tribal life, for getting along with a select group of others (Us) and for fighting off everyone else (Them). But modern times have forced the world’s tribes into a shared ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Ralph+Fiennes">Ralph Fiennes</a> discusses directing and starring in “The Invisible Woman” with <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Felicity+Jones">Felicity Jones</a>. It’s a romantic drama, which revolves around the secret love affair between Charles ...
<p>In the age of computers and smartphones we skim and glance at whatever catches our eye and then move on. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=David+Mikics">David Mikics</a> talks about the importance and joy of really reading, of giving your full attention to writing and good books. <span class="book"><a ...
<p><em>New York Times</em> reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Elisabeth+Rosenthal">Elisabeth Rosenthal</a> discusses the latest in her series “Paying til It Hurts,” about the high cost of health care in the United States compared to other developed countries. She’ll talk about the ...
<p>Poet <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Richard+Blanco">Richard Blanco</a> talks about delivering the inaugural poem at President Obama’s second inauguration in January 2013. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0807033804/wnyc-20"><em>For ...
<p>Throughout our Food Fridays series, we’ve had experts and chefs share their tips and shortcuts. Now it’s your turn! <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Christopher+Kimball">Christopher Kimball</a> from <em>Cook’s Illustrated</em> and host of America’s Test Kitchen joins us to offer his ...
<p>On this week’s Please Explain, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Marion+Nestle">Marion Nestle</a>, author of <em><span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1609615867/wnyc-20">Eat, Drink Vote: An Illustrated Guide to ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Melissa+Clark">Melissa Clark</a> talks about delicious, homemade, last-minute Christmas gifts. She's <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/features/diningandwine/columns/a_good_appetite/" target="_blank"><em>New York Times</em> Dining Section</a> columnist ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Jefferson+Mays">Jefferson Mays</a> was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about playing not one, but eight, roles in the Broadway musical, <em>A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder</em>. He also told us what he's been reading and watching recently</p> ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=David+Sanger">David Sanger</a>, National Security correspondent for the <em>New York Times</em>, discusses the limits on the NSA proposed by The Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies.</p>
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<p>On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration announced it would require manufactures of antibacterial soaps to demonstrate that their products are safe. Studies in animals have found that exposure to high doses of certain chemicals found in these products can cause hormonal and metabolic disruptions. ...
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