Things We Learned This Week

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 04:11 PM

The Lopate Show's week, in review.

Classic gospel music is a wonderful way to start the week – and mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


There are a lot of beautiful words in the English language, and listeners shared many of their favorites with us!




The strangest 24 hours in the primary campaign so far involved a balloon, 2 endorsements, a debate, a TV interview and Stephen Colbert.


Bonus: we’re trying to save the world

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