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Fitness Tips from a Three-Time Tour de France Champion

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Cyclist Greg LeMond talks about winning the biggest cycling event in the world three times, and gives us desk-dwellers some pointers on how to win our own. 
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A Nuclear Family, An Avalanche, and a Bad Decision

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund discusses his latest film, “Force Majeure,” about a family on a ski trip in the French Alps who escape an avalanche.
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Forces of Nature, Including Fracking, an Avalanche, and Endurance

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Guest host Fisher Stevens fills in for Leonard! He speaks with fellow directors Josh Fox, Ruben Östlund, and Orlando von Eisiendel, as well as Tour de France champion Greg LeMond.
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Searching for Self-Discovery During National Turmoil

Monday, January 12, 2015

Wes Moore was a combat officer in Afghanistan; a White House fellow in a time of wars abroad and disasters at home; and a Wall Street banker during the financial crisis.
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The Eccentric World of the Greatest Sleight Of Hand Artist

Monday, January 12, 2015

Ricky Jay, considered to be one of the world's great sleight of hand artists, takes us on a mesmerizing journey into the world of modern magic.
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Building Resilience, And Bouncing Back

Monday, January 12, 2015

Judith Rodin discusses how people, organizations, businesses, communities, and cities have developed resilience in the face of otherwise catastrophic challenges.
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War and Peace, And Trade

Monday, January 12, 2015

James MacDonald describes how global commerce in goods is a mixed blessing, making nations wealthier, but also more vulnerable
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Finding Yourself, Toughing It Out, And Falling for Misdirection

Monday, January 12, 2015

Judith Rodin on resilience in the face of catastrophe. Wes Moore on a quest for self discovery. Ricky Jay, the great sleight of hand artist. The mixed blessing of global trade. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Ina Garten, J.C. Chandor & A Lament For The Lost Office Life

Friday, January 09, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Science of Studying Eruptions

Friday, January 09, 2015

More than 50 people died at a recent volcanic eruption in Japan. Iceland continues to experience its largest volcanic event in centuries. How do we predict which spot will pop next?
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Patrick Stewart Receives An Unexpected Visitor

Friday, January 09, 2015

In his latest film, “Match,” Stewart plays a master dance teacher at Juilliard who is forced to confront his painful past.
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A Supercut of Every Pun Leonard Worked Into Our 'Punderdome' Segment

Friday, January 09, 2015

This week, we spoke with the delightful co-hosts of New York City's premier pun competition, The Punderdome. The pun topics: meats and veggies. Leonard's jokes stole the show.
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Jazz Innovator Marcus Roberts Plays Live

Friday, January 09, 2015

The prolific jazz pianist plays songs from his new album, “Romance, Swing and The Blues,” live in studio.
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The Elephant Man Returns to Broadway

Friday, January 09, 2015

The true story about a 19th-century British man who became the star of a traveling freak show serves as an enduring tale of humanity.
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Explosive Performances, Predicting Explosions

Friday, January 09, 2015

Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola on The Elephant Man. Marcus Roberts performs live in-studio. Patrick Stewart on his latest film. Please Explain is all about volcanoes!
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A Mix of Southern Gothic And Metafiction: Ben Metcalf's Against The Country

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Ben Metcalf talks about his new novel, Against the Country, set in the Virginia pines, a land of stubborn soil, voracious insects, lackluster farms, and horrifying trees.
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The Perils of Groupthink: In the Military, Private Companies, and The Stock Market

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Scott Horton on secrecy in the military. Cass Sunstein on making groups smarter. Ben Metcalf's debut novel. Barry Eichengreen on The Great Depression and The Great Recession.
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The Loss of Transparency in the Military, and the Rise of Secret Warfare

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Journalist and lawyer Scott Horton explores the role of secrecy in American politics in his new book Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America's Stealth Warfare.
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Getting Smarter Groups, By Avoiding Groupthink

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Cass Sunstein describes why and how group decisions go wrong—and offers tactics and lessons to help leaders avoid the pitfalls and reach better outcomes.
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Could The 2008 Recession Have Been Avoided? Lessons From the Great Depression

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Barry Eichengreen compares the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008, in his new book Hall of Mirrors.
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