Streams

Lies and Reality TV as the Berlin Wall Falls

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Rebecca Makkai discusses her new book of short stories, Music for Wartime. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love.
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The Fate of a U.S. Army Whistleblower

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Vanity Fair International Correspondent William Langewiesche discusses his article, “How One U.S. Soldier Blew the Whistle on a Cold-Blooded War Crime.”
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Documenting The Sexual Abuse of Janitors Across The Country

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Andres Cediel talks about his new documentary, “Rape on the Night Shift,” about the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.
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From the Senate to Northern Ireland to Disney, George Mitchell, Master Negotiator, Shares his Secrets

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

George Mitchell, primary architect of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland, shares his lessons in negotiation.
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Uncovering Uncomfortable Truths

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

George Mitchell's career in negotiation. Documenting the abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry. Rebecca Makkai's short stories. The fate of an Army whistle-blower. 
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Tribute: James Salter

Monday, June 22, 2015

James Wolcott described James Salter as America’s most “underrated underrated writer.” He died at the age of 90. Listen to his interview with Leonard from 2005.
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Tribute: Gunther Schuller

Monday, June 22, 2015

Schuller won a Pulitzer Prize for Music, and advocated a fusion of jazz and classical music which he coined “Third Stream." He died at the age of 89.
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Israel & The U.S., as Seen from the Embassy

Monday, June 22, 2015

Michael B. Oren discusses his time as Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., and provides a look inside the special relationship between America and its closest ally in the Middle East.
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A Theatrical Staging of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

Monday, June 22, 2015

Director John Collins talks about the new staging of William Faulkner’s “The Sound and the Fury,” along with stars Kaneza Schall and Vin Knight. 
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How The Media Turned a Stabbing in Self-Defense Into A "Killer Lesbian Gang"

Monday, June 22, 2015

In 2006, a close-knit group of lesbian friends from Newark, were confronted, threatened and attacked by 28-year-old Dwayne Buckle. In self defense, one person in the group stabbed him.
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Climate Change In a Time of Outsourcing

Monday, June 22, 2015

Erik Loomis discusses the environmental and labor-related problems of outsourcing.
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International Allies and Cozy Business Partnerships in a Globalizing World

Monday, June 22, 2015

The special relationship between the U.S. and Israel. The new staging of "The Sound and the Fury.” The media frenzy over a case of self-defense. The costs of outsourcing.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Richard Nixon, "Infinitely Polar Bear" & Online Piracy!

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's 3 favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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Hack Your Lunch With the Pros

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and Faith Durand, executive editor of The Kitchn, give tips and tricks for packing a healthy, delicious, lunch.
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There Is Never A Bad Time For Tacos

Friday, June 19, 2015

New York Times food editor Sam Sifton returns us for the next installment of our “Cooking along with the Times” series, and we are talking tacos!
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Modern Farming in New York

Friday, June 19, 2015

A look at the difficulties and joys of getting into farming in our area, and how produce gets from the farm to our NYC green markets! 
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Farming, Cooking, and Packing Our Own Lunch

Friday, June 19, 2015

Understanding the past and present of farming in New York region. Cooking Along with The New York Times. Kicking off our Hack Your Lunch challenge! Please Explain is all about Ramen!
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The Secrets of Ramen

Friday, June 19, 2015

One of New York's best Ramen chefs shares his secrets, and we learn about the surprising history of the food. 
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Mark Ruffalo Stars as a Manic Depressive Father in “Infinitely Polar Bear”

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Director Maya Forbes and actors Mark Ruffalo and Imogene Wolodarsky talk about their film, “Infinitely Polar Bear” about a father who suddenly assumes responsibility for his daughters. 
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Guest Picks: Maya Forbes, Mark Ruffalo, and Imogene Wolodarksy

Thursday, June 18, 2015

On June 18, director Maya Forbes and actors Mark Ruffalo and Imogene Wolodarsky spoke with Leonard about their new film, “Infinitely Polar Bear.” Find out what they're fans of!
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