Things We Learned This Week

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 03:56 PM

A roundup of the interesting, strange and profound things we learned on the Lopate Show this week.

Because of differences in the law, an American paper couldn't have gained as much as influence in the US as Murdoch’s News of the World had in the UK before the phone scandal


Frank Langella calls ‘em like he sees ‘em when it comes to the many famous people he’s met.


In the last year, the Maldives has faced a political crisis and an environmental crisis.


Rachel Maddow hopes that her “show increases the amount of useful information out there.”

Edward Albee says what he feels – all the time.

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