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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

NY Giants superstar wide receiver Plaxico Burress talks about his life before and after winning the 2007 Super Bowl. Also: a look at how the Abstract Expressionist movement influenced art in postwar America. We hear about the restoration of the groundbreaking 1961 film "The Exiles." Plus, Al and Larry Ubell take your calls on home repair!

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Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Burress’s Road to the Super Bowl

NY Giants superstar wide receiver Plaxico Burress talks about life off and on the football field – from the locker room and the huddle, to his battles with serious injuries – and whether winning the 2007 Super Bowl changed him. His new book is Giant: The Road to the ...

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The Abstract Expressionist Movement in Postwar America

A new exhibit at the Jewish Museum (1109 Fifth Ave. at 92nd St.), "Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976," is the first major U.S. exhibit in 20 years to rethink the Abstract Expressionist movement and its influence on art in postwar America. It's on view ...

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Young American Indians in 1961 Los Angeles

Kent Mackenzie’s groundbreaking 1961 film “The Exiles” tells the story of young American Indians in Los Angeles as they spend a night barhopping, drinking, and flirting. It’s recently been restored and released by Milestone films, and opens on July 11 at IFC Center. Joining Leonard to talk about ...

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Gurus of How-To Al and Larry Ubell

Gurus of how-to Al and Larry Ubell take your calls on home repair! Leave a comment below, or call us at 646-778-3729.

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