The Leonard Lopate Show
Leonard Lopate Weekend: Patti LuPone, The Underworld of...03/27/15
The Leonard Lopate Show'sthree favorite segment's from the week.
Pesticides, Produce, and Your Health
This week's Please Explain is all about the pesticides used in agriculture, their health effects, and whether buying organic matters.
Ebola Up Close
Sean Casey, head of International Medical Corps Ebola response team, talks about his experience treating the disease in the field.
The World Through a Photographer's Eye
For the last 40 years, Sebastio Salgado has traveled the continents, witnessing some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus.
Fashions, Farce, and A Swindle
Rachel Napoleon and Kurt Rhoads, along with Jonathan Banks, discuss the new production of Ferenc Molnrs play, Fashions for Men, set in a high-class haberdashery in Budapest.
Shining a Light on Cuban Photography
A collector and two Cuban photographers talk about contemporary photography and the art world in Cuba.
Melissa Manchester's First New Album in 10 Years, Loving Life
Melissa Manchester discusses her four shows at 54 Below, and her first studio album in over 10 years, "You Gotta Love the Life."
With Immigration Reform in Flux, Unscrupulous "Notaries" Prey on...
There is a critical shortage of legal services for immigrants. The result is a vast underworld of informal and usually illegal consultants, known in hispanic communities as notarios.
High School Bullying, Through the Eyes of the Victim and the Perpetrator
A new filmtakes a look at bullying,fromthe viewpoint of the bully as well as the victim.
Enemy of the State? Artist Tania Bruguera's Arrest in Cuba
The Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera was arrested for disturbing the public order prior to staging a performance about free speech in Havanas Revolution Square in December.
8 Questions with Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
The two-timePEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize winners reveal their favorite novels, describe how they work, and offer advice on how to readRussian literature.
BFFs, Frenemies, and Everything in Between: Friendship Advice from...
New York Times Social Qs columnist Philip Galanes answers questions on friendshipincluding how to make friends, keep them, and even break up with them!
Reusing, Recycling, and Reinventing Art
At a3.5 acre construction, demolition, and manufacturing waste recycling facility in Philadelphia, an artist-in-residence program was born.
The Story of Cancer
InCancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Ken Burns and Barak Goodman tell the comprehensive story of the disease and our quest to understand it, treat it, and cure it.
America's Controversial Immigrant Family Detention Camps
When the number of refugees from Central America spiked last summer, the Obama administration announced plans to resume family detention, which it had previously abolished in 2009.
Patti LuPone Revives Gershwin and Tennessee Williams
Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone talks about her return to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club that she opened nearly 3 years ago.
The Instigators, and Losers, of The First World War
A WWI storyfrom the perspectives of its instigators and losers, the Germans and Austro-Hungarians.
Leonard Lopate Weekend: Barney Frank, Kazuo Ishiguro & Frank Bruni!
The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week! Barney Frank on his life, Kazuo Ishiguro on his first book in a decade Frank Bruni on applying to college
A Baby Plant in a Box... With its Lunch
Today, seed plants make up about 90 percent of the world's flora. But that wasn't always the case.
Changing the Conversation on Gender Identity and Orientation
Writer and LGBTQI rights activist Joe Wenke, hip hop artist Y-Love, and fashion modelGisele Xtravaganzadiscuss changing notions of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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