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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Italian cooking at home with Chef Mario Batali. Then, Pakistani rock star Salman Ahmad talks about creating an underground rock music jihad in Pakistan. Also Felix Moeller and Jessica Jacoby discuss the documentary "Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Süss."

Leonard Lopate has been with WNYC for 25 years! You’re invited to celebrate his anniversary at a star-studded roast on March 25th! Find out more and buy tickets here!

Molto Gusto with Mario Batali

Bestselling author and chef Mario Batali discusses his latest cookbook Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking, which includes recipes for Italian favorites, from pizza, pasta, and antipasti to gelati and sorbetti.

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Michael Pollan on Leonard's 25th Anniversary at WNYC

Author Michael Pollan talks about his favorite thing about sitting down for an interview with Leonard, and his favorite moment on the show.


Rock & Roll Jihad

Salman Ahmad tells the story of his groundbreaking career in music, bringing Western-style rock and pop to Pakistani teenagers for the first time. His book Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution explains how his band Junoon became the U2 of Asia at a time when mullahs ...

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Felix Moeller, director of the film "Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Süss," discusses the life, work, and legacy of Veit Harlan, one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious filmmakers, whose film anti-Semitic propaganda film "Jew Süss" was required viewing for all SS members. He’s joined by Jessica Jacoby, Veit ...

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Patricia T. O'Conner on Leonard's 25th Anniversary at WNYC

Our regular guest, word maven Patricia T. O'Conner, shares one of her most memorable moments in all her visits to the Leonard Lopate Show.


Leonard's Questions: Salman Ahmad

Salman Ahmad reveals the last great book he read after appearing on The Leonard Lopate Show.


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