My Life Behind the...

4 segments
On today’s show, Charles Bowden talks about the troubled border town Juarez, Mexico, which has a higher murder rate than Baghdad. Then, Mitzi Gaynor describes what she calls her life behind the sequins! Also, the new rock musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” is now playing at the Public Theater to rave reviews, and we’ll talk to the show’s star Ben Walker and to Michael Friedman, its composer-lyricist. Plus, the Gurus of How-to Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions!

Pulitzer Prize Winners
Liaquat Ahamed won the Pulitzer Prize for History, for Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World. He was on the Leonard Lopate Show February 4, 2009. You can listen to that interview here.

T. J. Stiles won the Pulitzer Prize for biography, for The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt. he was on the Leonard Lopate Show April 30, 2009. You can listen to that interview here.
He was also on the Leonard Lopate Show December 22, 2009, to discuss Robber Barons. You can listen to that interview here.

Anthony Shadid, of the Washington Post, won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. He was most recently on the Lopate Show March 11, 2010, assessing the results of Iraq’s parliamentary elections. You can listen to that interview here.