Leonard Lopate Weekend: 10 Years of Storycorps, Steven Johnson on Innovation & The Origins of General Tso's Chicken

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This week: Storycorps founder Dave Isay commemorates ten years of the popular show (first). Steven Johnson tells some surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes that led to the invention of some everyday objects of modern life (19:43). Ian Cheney and Jennifer 8. Lee discuss their new documentary, The Search for General Tso, which reveals the man behind the dish and the culinary origins of this mainstay of Chinese-American cooking (42:44).