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Modern War Manuals, Fighting For Justice

Monday, February 16, 2015

John Nagl on his memoir of modern war. Bryan Stevenson on his work with the wrongly condemned. Robert Howse on Leo Strauss. Philippe de Montebello discusses how and why we look at art.
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Is Justice Reserved for the Rich?

Monday, February 16, 2015

Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, on why he feels that the poor, wrongly condemned, and women and children can too often get lost in our criminal justice system. 
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The Peaceful Philosophy of the Man Who Inspired Iraq War Neocons

Monday, February 16, 2015

Leo Strauss inspired Neocon champions of the Iraq War, but Robert Howse argues that he was actually a man of peace. 
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When Military Theories Meet Practice

Monday, February 16, 2015

Retired Lt. Col. John Nagl, recounts his experience on the battlefield in Iraq and talks about crafting the army's new manual on counterinsurgency, shaping our course in Iraq.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Fighting Cancer, David Duchovny & The Teenage Brain

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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David Carr, Investigating His Own Life

Friday, February 13, 2015

NYTimes media columnist David Carr died Thursday at the age of 58. He covered the media industry for 25 years, but in this interview, which first aired in 2008, he told us his own story.
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From 'The Scarlet Letter' to YouTube: Shame Isn't Going Anywhere

Friday, February 13, 2015

As Valentine's Day is right around the corner, this week's Please Explain segment is all about a common, but perhaps unfortunate feeling that can creep in around this time: shame.
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Guest Picks: Patrick Osborne

Friday, February 13, 2015

On February 13 Patrick Osborne was on the show to discuss his animated short film, "Feast." He is a fan of Father John Misty and Ernest Cline. Find out what else he's a fan of!  
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The Surprising Uses of Shame. A Dog's-Eyed View of Love, and Food.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Please Explain tackles the changing nature of shame. Patrick Osborne talks about his short animated film, “Feast,” about one man’s love life seen through the eyes of his dog. 
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A Life Sharing Meals with Man's Best Friend

Friday, February 13, 2015

Patrick Osborne talks about his Oscar-nominated short, “Feast,” the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, through the meals they share.
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Why Hasn't She Written Back?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The New York Times 'Social Q's' columnist Philip Galanes talks about the new rules for communication etiquette in the age of information overload. 
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The Shell Companies Buying Up Manhattan

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Foreign cash is behind many Manhattan real-estate purchases, but it’s difficult to determine just who that money belongs to.
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Deception, Rivalry, Murder: A New York City Love Story

Thursday, February 12, 2015

In Amanda Filipacchi's new novel, a beautiful costume designer and a plain-looking musician look for love, but discover a killer instead.
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A Giant of the Violin, with a Talent for Discovering Talent

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Behind violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter’s quest to bring the world’s most exceptional young string players to Carnegie Hall.
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No New Messages; Who Owns Manhattan?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Philip Galanes on the etiquette of returning messages. Anne-Sophie Mutter's ensemble at Carnegie Hall. Amanda Filipacchi's new novel. The Shell companies that buy up Manhattan condos.
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Illusions Shattered, A Cow Searches For the Truth

Wednesday, February 11, 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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Guest Picks: David Duchovny

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The star of X-Files and Californication (and new novelist) tells us what he's watching, reading, and eating.
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In Israel, A Husband and Rabbis Decide Divorce

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce; only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a marriage or its dissolution, which is only possible with the husband’s full consent. 
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The Parents' Manual to the Teenage Brain

Wednesday, February 11, 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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Digging Yourself Out of Winter

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell join us to talk about common issues that come with freezing weather and heavy snowfall. 
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