Actress Jill Clayburgh had the beauty to play glamorous women, but she was drawn to characters who were, as she put it, “coming apart at the seams.” She was nominated for an Oscar for her roles in “An Unmarried Woman” and “Starting Over.” She died recently at the age of 66, from chronic leukemia (which she had dealt with for 21 years).
Use your crafting skills to make a holiday gift! Amy Sedaris will pick the winners December 3rd! Click on "See Results," below, to view listener submissions!
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Marlo Thomas stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about growing up in Beverly Hills with her famous father, Danny Thomas, and some of her favorite things.
If we remember the words of John F. Kennedy’s speeches, it’s in large part thanks to Theodore Sorensen. But Sorensen was far more than just a speechwriter—he in large part shaped the president’s image and legacy, serving as a political strategist and a key adviser. Leonard Lopate spoke to Ted Sorensen a number of times, and you can hear—and see a video of—his 2008 interview.
We spoke with James Oseland about some of his favorite books, movies, and more after his recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Jane Stern stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of her favorite picks.
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Read some of Garry Wills favorite picks!
Read some recipes from Rozanne Gold's new cookbook: Radically Simple: Brilliant Flavors with Breathtaking Ease
What is chef Rozanne Gold's favorite comfort food? Find out here.
Find out some of Bob McGrath's favorite picks.
Julia Stiles is a fan of Arcade Fire! Find out what else she told us after her recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Read some recipes from Mark Bittman's new cookbook: The Food Matters Cookbook.
David Sedaris stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to share some of his favorite books, movies, and more!
Alexander McCall Smith stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of his favorite things.
Phillip Lopate is a fan of Shakira. Find out some of his other favorite picks after his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.
If Bill Bryson had one day left, how would he spend it in New York City? Find out what he told us after his recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Find out some of Dinaw Mengestu's favorite picks!