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As Latin America's Wealth Grows, What Will Happen to the Impoverished?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New discoveries of oil and mineral deposits in Latin America has led to an increasingly sharp rate of growth, but social strife threatens to undermine the region.
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Living Single: The History, and Future, of the Unmarried Woman

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick write about the 100 million American women, herself included, who remain unmarried. 
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A Millennial Confronts Failure in a New Film Starring Nick Kroll and Rose Byrne

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Nick Kroll and Rose Byrne star in a film about a young, hipster entrepreneur who crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch, moving in with his estranged pregnant sister.
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After the Armenian Genocide, a Group of Survivors Transform into Assassins

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In 1921, a small group of survivors of the Armenian Genocide formed one of the most effective assassination squads in history, tracking down and assassinating former Turkish leaders
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2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners on The Leonard Lopate Show

Monday, April 20, 2015

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced today. Listen to our conversations with some of the winners.
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The Future of Research, and Public Awareness, of Autism

Monday, April 20, 2015

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and Autism Science Foundation founder Alison Singer discuss the field of autism research.
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From A Family Guy Writer, A Look At A Fanatical Pageant Mom

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Emmy nominated writer/producer of Family Guy, Kirker Butler, discusses his new novel about a dominating pageant mom, Pretty Ugly.
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As Shakespeare Developed as an Artist, So Did His Female Roles

Monday, April 20, 2015

Tina Packer, founding artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, discusses how women in Shakespeare's plays became equals with men in status, and sexual passion.
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The Future of Autism Research, Understanding Norway's Mass Murderer

Monday, April 20, 2015

The future of autism research. The women of Shakespeare’s plays. A Family Guy writer/producer discusses his new novel. The massacre that upended Norway.
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The Surprisingly Normal Upbringing of Norway's Mass Murderer

Monday, April 20, 2015

Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad discusses the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back together. 
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Gives Dark Matter a New Name: 'Fred'

Friday, April 17, 2015

The astrophysicist and host of National Geographic Channel's 'StarTalk' answers questions about the cosmos, like "Does a black hole look like a black hole?"  
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Cokie Roberts, Kate Mulgrew, Kehinde Wiley, The Theremin!

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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Sibling Struggle to Survive During a Mother's Imprisonment

Friday, April 17, 2015

A family story of ten year old Toto, who passionately learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep the family together while their mother is in prison
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Family Legacies: A Dictator's Son, A Holocaust Survivor's Father

Friday, April 17, 2015

Charles Taylor's American son. Attempting to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz. The new film "Toto and his Sisters.” Neil DeGrasse Tyson joins us for Please Explain: The Cosmos! 
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The War Crimes of Charles Taylor's American Son, Chucky

Friday, April 17, 2015

Chucky Taylor was the American son of the infamous African dictator Charles Taylor. Raised by his mother in the Florida suburbs, he followed his father to Liberia at 17.
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Surviving Auschwitz, And Life Afterwards

Friday, April 17, 2015

Goran Rosenberg tells the story of his father, who survived the death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and whose final challenge was to survive the survival. 
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Getting to Know the Theremin

Thursday, April 16, 2015

It's more than 'Good Vibrations': two musicians talk about their remarkable and under-appreciated instrument.
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Guest Picks: Kate Mulgrew

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Captain Janeway prefers her chicken and potatoes fried.
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Inside the Fastest Warming Place on Earth

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The West Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most perilous environments on the planet. It is also one of the fastest warming places on earth. 
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Tribute: Eduardo Galeano

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Germán María Hughes Galeano (otherwise known simply as Eduardo Galeano) mixed up history, political satire, and anti-capitalism in over 30 books.
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