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Changing Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

A leading researcher in immunotheraphy and one of his patients discuss the treatment and how it could radically change cancer treatment.
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Humans: The 70,000 Year History

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? 
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Six Decades of Dance, As She Remembers It

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Carmen de Lavallade, the 83-year-old dancer, talks about her life, career, and the New York premier of her latest performance. 
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Changing Cancer Treatment, Understanding Mankind

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The new breakthroughs in cancer treatment. Carmen de Lavallade's new performance, "As I Remember It." A new documentary series on the life of Robert Durst. A Brief History of Humankind.
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Seven Years Digging For The Truth About Robert Durst

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Robert Durst, scion of New York’s billionaire Durst family, has long been suspected in multiple murders, but he maintains his innocence and remains a free man.
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Self-Destructive, and Singing Soprano

Monday, February 09, 2015

Opera star Deborah Voigt recounts her private battles to overcome addiction and depression.
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Searching, Elusively, For The Happy

Monday, February 09, 2015

Award-winning playwright and author Yasmina Reza talks about her novel which deals with extramarital vicissitudes, the elusiveness of intimacy, and the fear of loneliness.
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Expelled For Speaking Out Against the Russian Government

Monday, February 09, 2015

The former head of the largest investment fund in Russia was expelled when he spoke out against corrupt oligarchs. His attorney was tortured in jail, where he died. 
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Building the Battery For the Next Electric Vehicle

Monday, February 09, 2015

There is a worldwide race to perfect the lithium-ion battery, a device with the potential to power the electric car. The stakes are huge for the company that can bring it to market.
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Racing to Invent a Battery, Exposing Corruption in Russia

Monday, February 09, 2015

Steve LeVine on the race to perfect the lithium-ion battery. Opera star Deborah Voigt recounts her private battles to overcome addiction. Yasmina Reza talks about her new novel.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Hitmakers Cynthia Weil + Barry Mann, The Paradox of Italy, Mistreating Farm Animals

Friday, February 06, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Tribute: Walter Liedtke

Friday, February 06, 2015

One of the people who died during the Metro-North train crash had been a guest on our show many times – Walter Liedtke, a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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33 Years Overdue, A Comic Drama of Marriage Ignored By the Media

Friday, February 06, 2015

Kathleen Collins' 1982 comic drama, “Losing Ground” explores the marriage of a black philosophy professor and her artist husband at a moment of crisis, and liberation.
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Before Snowden, There Was the Citizens Commission

Friday, February 06, 2015

On March 8, 1971, The Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI, broke into a small FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the American public.
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Breaking In, Losing Ground, Dissecting Touch

Friday, February 06, 2015

Mark Schapiro on climate change. Director Johanna Hamilton's documentary about COINTELPRO, “1971.” The restoration of "Losing Ground."Please Explain is all about Touch!
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Our Most Touching Installment of Please Explain Ever

Friday, February 06, 2015

Renowned neuroscientist David J. Linden joins us for Please Explain: Touch! 
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As Climate Changes, So Do Political and Economic Fortunes

Friday, February 06, 2015

Climate change is transforming economies, playing havoc with corporate calculations, and shifting political power.
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'Into the Woods' Comes Back to the Stage

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A re-invention of the classic Sondheim show is stripped-down and unplugged, with just ten actors performing all the songs with one piano.
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Tab Party: 5 Things We Can't Turn Into Radio Segments This Week

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Tab Party: links to awesome things we find on the internet which we can't turn into radio segments. 
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Tribute: Robert Stone

Thursday, February 05, 2015

We were lucky to have had the brilliant writer Robert Stone on our show a couple of times over the years. He died at the age of 77, and we bring you one of our interviews with him.
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