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2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients on the Lopate Show

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hear interviews with four of the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients.   
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Melissa Clark on Alternative Thanksgiving, Jazz singer Sheila Jordan, Growing Up in the Bronx

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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National Book Award Finalists on the Lopate Show

Friday, November 21, 2014

Hear interviews with five of the distinguished authors nominated for a 2014 National Book Award. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Sci-Fi Writer William Gibson & Controversial Cartoons

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Marc Maron, The Struggles of Young Filmmakers & Sara Schaefer on LIES!

Friday, November 07, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Wonder Woman, Prison Reform & Rachel Dratch!

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Recipe: Hot Chocolate

Friday, October 31, 2014

The perfect cup of hot chocolate.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Loving New York City, Matthew Broderick & Marilynne Robinson

Friday, October 24, 2014

This week: reasons to love New York City, Matthew Broderick on Broadway and Marilynne Robinson's latest book!
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Norman Lear, Killer Heels & James Risen!

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Alan Cumming, Dying Better & MAD Magazine!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Our three favorite segments from the week!
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Leonard Remembers Joan Rivers

Friday, September 05, 2014

Although she (of course) said outrageous things, what I remember best is just how funny she was no matter what we were talking about.
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Our Favorite Movie Musical Numbers

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Two Lopate Show producers -- and movie musical lovers -- share their favorite numbers from films like Funny Face and Sweet Charity.

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Proposed Ban on Microplastics in New York State

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Long Island Assemblyman Robert Sweeney announced new legislation this week which would ban plastic microbeads, the tiny abrasive particles commonly used in personal care products. The legislation would make New York State the first in the country to outlaw the beads, which are turning up in waterways and fish. Last month we spoke with Rolf Halden, Director of the Center for Environmental Security at Arizona State University, and Sherri Mason, Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Fredonia about why microplastics are hazardous to the environment. You can listen to that conversation above.

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Interviews with Oscar Nominees

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Academy Award nominations were announced this week, and a number of actors and filmmakers have been guests on the Leonard Lopate Show. Listen to those interviews!

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Tips for Organizing for 2014

Friday, December 27, 2013

On today’s Please Explain, we spoke to Apartment Therapy CEO and founder Maxwell Ryan about how to get organized and cut down on clutter as we head into 2014. Here are some of the highlights.

Plenty of New Yorkers rent their homes, but Ryan says that shouldn’t keep you from organizing your stuff while you live there: “Your home starts now...The home you own, the space you may rent.”

For those trying to reorganize a closet, he recommends open shelves, like Elfa shelving, because they allow you to see all of your clothes and have access to them. Winter clothes, especially down jackets, can pack really small, especially if you use those plastic bags where you suck the air out using your vacuum cleaner.

Lots of us struggle with how long to hold on to certain documents and when it’s okay to toss them. Ryan recommends keeping mortgage statement, bank statements and invoices and deductible receipts for 7 years. But your taxes…well, “you have to keep your taxes forever.”

To cut down on space, Ryan recommends putting files and photos in DropBox. It’s also handy in case something happens to your computer.

Ryan says that the front door has to be a filter – things either get to come into your home, stop, or go out again. Create a landing strip – coat hook, places for your keys, phone and wallet, dog leash, waste basket for sorting mail, and storage for mail you want to keep, a mirror, and a place to take off your shoes. “It’s an intentional clutter zone.”

Bottom line: “You have to get life down to its essentials.”

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Favorite Interviews of the Year

Monday, December 23, 2013

A few of the Lopate Show staff's favorite interviews of the year.

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Favorite Books of the Year

Monday, December 23, 2013

Some Lopate Show staff members and contributors share our favorite books of the year.

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Monona Rossol Responds to Your Questions and Comments

Monday, December 09, 2013

Monona Rossol responds to comments and questions.

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Video: How to Poach an Egg

Friday, November 22, 2013

Tragically, Leonard Lopate cannot poach an egg. Lucky for him (and us) the Culinary Institute of America's Cynthia Keller is on hand to show us all how it's done.

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Kennedy Aides Remember the 1963 Assassinaton

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Members of the Kennedy Administration remember the president they served and his untimely death 50 years ago.

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