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The Leonard Lopate Show

After Winter's Thaw, The Gurus of How-To Tackle Spring

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Digging Yourself Out of Winter

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell join us to talk about common issues that come with freezing weather and heavy snowfall. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Winterize Your Castle, or Your Walkup, With the Gurus of How-To

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Keep the water running and the roof not-caved-in this winter, with tips from Al Ubell and Larry Ubell.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How To Prepare for Fall

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Al and Larry Ubell offer advice and field questions on home repair and maintenance.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To Help You Keep Your Home Ship Shape

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Al and Larry Ubell offer advice on tackling home repair projects--from dripping sinks to leaking roofs and more.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Ubells Share Tips for Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Our gurus of how-to, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, share their tips and shortcuts for staying cool as the temperature climbs this summer. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To Tackle Spring

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Philip Galanes on Getting Along with Siblings; Looting Antiquities in Egypt; Novelist Yiyun Li; Al and Larry Ubell

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes tackles your questions about dealing with siblings. Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Monica Hanna explains how she’s using Twitter to help protect and preserve her country’s ancient treasures. Yiyun Li talks about her latest novel, Kinder Than Solitude. And Al and Larry Ubell, our gurus of how-to, share their tips and answer questions on home repair and maintenance.

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To Look Toward Spring

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Cold Weather Hacks

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Listeners offer their cold weather "hacks" as Scott Omelianuk, editor of This Old House magazine, shares tips for homeowners and Joshua Lockwood, CEO of the American Red Cross Greater New York Region, offers advice for staying safe in the extreme winter weather.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To On Weatherizing Your Home for Winter

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How To Get Ready for Fall

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Terry Lenzner on his Legal Career; Women and the Holocaust; Ethan Coen's First Full-Length Play; The Gurus of How-To

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Investigative lawyer Terry Lenzner looks back at his varied career, including investigating the 1964 deaths of 3 civil rights workers and his work for the Senate Watergate Committee. Wendy Lower discusses the role German women played in the Holocaust. Susan Pourfar and Halley Feiffer talk about their roles in Ethan Coen’s new off-Broadway play, “Women or Nothing.” And our gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell on how to prepare your home for the cooler weather.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Women Opting Out, Returning to Work; Architect Hugh Hardy; "Hopper Drawings" at the Whitney; the Gurus of How-To

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

On today’s show, Judith Warner talks about the experiences of women who left their careers to stay at home with their young children and are now trying to restart their professional lives. Hugh Hardy reviews his 50-year career in architecture and the challenges, strategies, and human concerns that have influenced his design. Carter Foster discusses the exhibition of drawings by Edward Hopper, now on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art. And Al and Larry Ubell, our gurus of how-to, answer home repair questions from you, our listeners!

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To Wrap Up Summer

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment--from floor to ceiling.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Curing Cataract Blindness; Only Children; Claire Messud's New Novel; The Gurus of How-To

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

On today’s show: Dr. Geoffrey Tabin talks about cataract blindness in isolated and impoverished countries. Lauren Sandler—an only child and the parent of an only child—argues that there are benefits from growing up in a single-child household. Claire Messud discusses her latest novel, The Woman Upstairs. Plus, our gurus of how-to, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, take your calls on home repair!

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How To Fix It Up

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Summer is heating up! The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Gurus of How-To Embrace Spring

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and give advice on how to repair and maintain your home or apartment.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The CIA's Way of War, Adoption Stories, the Gurus of How To

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Mark Mazzetti explains how the line between soldiers and spies has been blurred, and what that means for America’s national security. Mary Williams talks about growing up in the Black Panther movement and then being adopted as a teenager by Jane Fonda. Jennifer Gilmore talks about her latest novel, The Mothers. And our gurus of how-to, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, will be here to answer your calls and questions about home repair.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Gurus of How-To Fix Your Home

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Gurus of How-To, Al Ubell and Larry Ubell, answer questions and share their advice on how to repair and maintenance. They’ll tackle winter home repair and more.

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