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Monday, April 13, 2009

On today’s show: Pulitzer Prize-winner Leslie H. Gelb on how common sense can rescue US foreign policy. Then, Andre Codrescu on the ways Dadaism can help us survive in the modern world. And, Kathy Boudin's son on coming-of-age in a radical family against a backdrop of Latin American political melodrama. Plus, Marie Osmond.

Join us for a Leonard Lopate Show film screening on April 14th of "Gold Diggers of 1933" at the Galapagos Art Space. More information here.

The screening is FREE but please RSVP at soon- seating is limited!

Power Rules

Pulitzer Prize-winner and former New York Times columnist Leslie Gelb looks at the way power actually works in American in his book Power Rules.

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NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu’s new book The Posthuman Dada Guide is an impractical handbook for practical living in the modern world though the tenets of Dadaism.

Event: Andrei Codrescu, Henry Alford, and Mark Train Interview Each Other! How to Live Dada
Monday, April 13, at 7:00 pm
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It Takes One

When the show Donnie and Marie finished its run in 1979, Marie Osmond was ready to start a new life as a secretary. She explains why she decided to stay in show business in her memoir Might As Well Laugh About It Now.

Event: Marie Osmond will be ...

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Coming of Age in Latin America

Chesa Boudin charts the sweeping transformation of Latin American politics in the late 1990's with his own journey at 18 leaving his middle-class Chicago life for Guatemala. His book is Gringo.

Chesa Boudin will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, April 15, at 6:00 pm
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