On today’s show, we’ll discuss the impact each of us can have on the health of the planet by doing small positive things. Then, we’ll learn about the life of Henrietta Lacks, who died of cancer in 1951, but whose cells were kept alive and have changed the course of medicine. And Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lorraine Adams
on her novel, The Room and the Chair.
Plus, our latest Underreported
segment looks at a secret campaign of ethnic cleansing in Burma.
Leonard Lopate has been with WNYC for 25 years!
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You’re invited to celebrate his anniversary at a star-studded roast on March 25th! Find out more and buy tickets here!