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Recipe: 'Little House in the Big Woods' Breakfast Sausage

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Like Ma Wilder’s, this version uses only salt, sage, and loads of black pepper, but it also includes a healthy dose of good maple syrup, which makes all the difference in the world.
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Recipe: 'Down And Out In Paris And London' Rib-Eye Steak

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Cara Nicoletti's classic rib-eye, taken from an Orwell classic. 
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Understanding A Great City, and The Great Books, Through Food

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Investigating a death at Fishkill Correctional Facility. Eating your way through Manhattan's pizzerias. Cooking your way through the world’s great books. Understanding the Ganges River.
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The Ganges River, A 'Monstrous Water Machine'

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A new visual and historic archive of one of India's most important natural and cultural resources: the Ganges River.
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Guest Picks: Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg

Monday, August 24, 2015

On August 20, director Joe Swanberg and actor Jake Johnson were on the show to discuss the new film they wrote together, “Digging for Fire.” They also treated us to guest picks!
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The Battles of Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar

Monday, August 24, 2015

The first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota discusses her new memoir and her work on behalf of mothers.
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Saving the World With Zero Authority

Monday, August 24, 2015

Elizabeth Kolbert discusses her latest profile for The New Yorker: Christiana Figueres, who tries to dissuade oil-rich countries from exporting dirty fossil fuels.
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Looking for Love After War

Monday, August 24, 2015

In Calvin Baker's new novel, a war correspondent leaves his job and returns home weary. Determined to move forward with his life, he begins a search for enduring love.
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Into the Mind of A Brilliant Photographer

Monday, August 24, 2015

Emmet Gowin is one of the most original and influential photographers of his generation. A new show exhibits his work. 
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Senator Amy Klobuchar's Battles in Congress, Christiana Figueres' Battles at the U.N.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Minnesota Senator's congressional battles. Inside the mind of the acclaimed photographer Emmet Gowin. Calvin Baker's new novel, Grace. Understanding Climate Change in the U.N. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Ben Kingsley & Patricia Clarkson, Presidential Parlance & New Orleans

Friday, August 21, 2015

Our three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them! 
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Your Calls on the Subway and the Birds of New York!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Understanding our crowded subway system. Summer Brennan discusses an oyster war in California. The Saw Lady performs live! Please Explain is all about New York Birds.
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Hot, Crowded, and Costlier: Your Calls on the Subway

Friday, August 21, 2015

Subway ridership is at its highest numbers since the 1940s – 1.75 billion riders last year. But an increase in popularity does not mean an increase in quality.  
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The Big Politics of a Small Oyster Farm

Friday, August 21, 2015

How a legal battle over a small oyster farm in California turned into a national issue.
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The Birds of New York City

Friday, August 21, 2015

We'll take a guided tour of New York's bird life, neighborhood by neighborhood.
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The Saw Lady Performs Saw Favorites. You're Welcome.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Yes, THE Saw Lady will be live in studio, serenading our listeners with her gentle harmonies played on a tool more commonly associated with lumberjacks and never-ending horror sequels.
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Al Hirschfeld: King of the Caricaturists

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Al Hirschfeld elevated the celebrity caricature, and his widow, Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, and curator David Leopold talk about his work and life.
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Paul Scheer's Comedy Party Bus Adventure. What Could Go Wrong?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Comedian Paul Scheer discusses Arsenio Hall, TRL, and his comedy special, “Crash Test,” which takes place on a party bus. 
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Line by Line

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Recovering from Hurricane Katrina. The new film “Digging for Fire.” The great caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. Comedian Paul Scheer. Tracking lines spoken by people of color in movies.
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Putting New Orleans Back Together Again After Katrina

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, Gary Rivlin describes the storm’s lasting effects on New Orleans and how the city has tried to rebuild and recover.
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