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The Abuse of Inmates with Mental Disabilities

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Senior adviser at Human Rights Watch, Jamie Fellner, discusses her new report, “Callous and Cruel: Use of Force Against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons.” 
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"On The Town" is a 'Helluva'Show!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

'On the Town' was nominated for 4 Tony Awards! 
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A Soldier's Battle Continues When Returning Home

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alexis Landau talks about her debut novel, The Empire of the Senses, about an assimilated Jew who enlists to fight in World War I, only to find true turmoil when returning home. 
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Understanding the Chemicals in Cosmetics, Celebrating Science, Investigating Abuse

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The potential dangers of beauty products. Celebrating the World Science Festival. Alexis Landau's debut novel. Abuse of inmates with mental disabilities in US jails and prisons.
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Trying to Change the FDNY's Longstanding Lack of Diversity

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Ginger Adams Otis talks about race and the FDNY with a former president of United Women Firefighters' Association, Regina Wilson, and FDNY Diversity Advocate/lieutenant Michael Marshall.
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A Rescue Mission During the Armenian Genocide

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lou Ureneck tells the story of a Methodist Minister and an American naval officer who helped rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians. 
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Christopher Bollen's New Novel, Orient

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Christopher Bollen talks about his novel, Orient, where the body of a local caretaker is found in the open water and Mills Chevern, a newly arrived orphan, is accused. 
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Hitchhiking Across America With John Waters

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

John Waters talks about his hitchhiking across the country! Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that read "I'm Not Psycho," he traveled across America.
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John Waters Hitchhiking, Integrating the FDNY

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

John Waters hitchhikes across America. The rescue of 250,000 refugees during the Armenian genocide. Christopher Bollen's new novel. The long battle to integrate the FDNY.
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Understanding the Teenage Brain

Monday, May 25, 2015

The teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development in learning and multitasking, stress and memory, sleep, addiction, and decision-making.
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Looking Beyond the College Rankings

Monday, May 25, 2015

College admissions has become a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, and many young people believe that their futures will be determined by which colleges admit them.
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David Duchovny's New Novel, Holy Cow

Monday, May 25, 2015

David Duchovny, best known as Fox Mulder in The X-Files and the troubled novelist Hank Moody in Californication, has released his first novel, Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale.
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How Did Bobby Fuller Really Die?

Monday, May 25, 2015

Biographer Miriam Linna and Randell Fuller talk about ill-fated 1960s Texas music legend Bobby Fuller.
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Understanding the Teenage Brain and College Admissions

Monday, May 25, 2015

Neurologist Frances E. Jensen on the science of the adolescent brain. David Duchovny's debut novel. The ill-fated life of Bobby Fuller. Frank Bruni on the college admissions mania.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Melissa Clark on Memorial Day Cooking, Dan Ariely, Workplace Etiquette

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's 3 favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them! 
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A Virus Leads to War in Peter Carey's Novel

Friday, May 22, 2015

Two-time Booker Prize winner Peter Carey talks about his new novel, Amnesia, about a virus in an Australian prison computer system that causes hundreds of asylum-seekers to walk free.
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Fighting Corruption Abroad, Fighting for Gay Rights at Home

Friday, May 22, 2015

Sarah Chayes on global corruption. Peter Carey's latest novel, Amnesia. Mary Norris on being a “comma queen.” Michelangelo Signorile on the present, and future of gay rights.
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Fighting for Gay Rights Today

Friday, May 22, 2015

Much has changed for gay people since Michelangelo Signorile published 'Queer in America' over 20 years ago, but he argues that homophobia is still a fact of American life.
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Confessions from the New Yorker's Copy Department

Friday, May 22, 2015

The New Yorker's Mary Norris brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling, punctuation, and usage.
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How Corruption Drives International Extremism

Friday, May 22, 2015

Since the late 1990s, some governments have come to resemble glorified criminal gangs, bent solely on their own enrichment. 
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