The Leonard Lopate Show

Lead Wars

Thursday, May 02, 2013

David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz look at lead poisoning during the past half century, focusing on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Their book Lead Wars: The Politics and Science and the Fate of America’s Children chronicles the obstacles faced by public health workers in the conservative, pro-business, anti-regulatory climate that took off in the Reagan years and that stymied efforts to eliminate lead from the environment and the bodies of children.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: From Chicken to Egg

Friday, April 26, 2013

Farmer Annemarie Gero of the Queens County Farm Museum talks about chicken personalities and how to check if an egg has gone bad. Try her grandmother's recipe for a Hungarian casserole of boiled eggs, potatoes, and sour cream.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Lawrence Wright on Israel and Hamas

Monday, November 02, 2009

Lawrence Wright discusses his reporting on Israel and Hamas.