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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Glenn Hubbard, Dean of the Columbia Business School, talks about the flaws he sees with foreign aid...and how developing nations can eliminate poverty. Then, actress Bryce Dallas Howard and director Jodie Markell on their new film "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond," which has been adapted from a rediscovered Tennessee Williams screenplay. And cartoonist Gahan Wilson discuses his five decades of publishing cartoons in Playboy. Plus, Gore Vidal!

The Aid Trap

Dean of Columbia Business School and the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance, Glenn Hubbard, discusses how the same energy and money we devote to charity can be devoted to local business to help end poverty in developing nations. The Aid Trap: Hard Truths about Ending Poverty, ...

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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

Actress Bryce Dallas Howard and director Jodie Markell discuss the film "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond," a new drama based on a recently rediscovered original screenplay by Tennessee Williams. Chris Evans, Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn, Academy Award-nominee Ann-Margret, Mamie Gummer, and Will Patton co-star in the film. "The Loss ...

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Gahan Wilson

Gahan Wilson is among the most popular and widely read cartoonists in the history of the medium. His work has been published in Playboy, The New Yorker, Punch, The National Lampoon, among other magazines. He talks about his career and the new three-volume Gahan Wilson: 50 Years of Playboy ...

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Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal discusses his life and career. His visual memoir Gore Vidal: Snapshots in History’s Glare includes photographs, letters, manuscripts, and other selections from his vast personal archives.

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Leonard's Questions: Gahan Wilson

Gahan Wilson talks about his likes and dislikes after his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Leonard's Questions: Jodie Markell

Jodie Markell stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about her favorite music, and more!

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Leonard's Questions: Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about her favorite play, music, and more!

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