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Mark Kurlansky

The Leonard Lopate Show

The World Is Your Oyster, or Ramen, Or Empanada

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mark Kurlansky and his daughter Talia share their tradition of cooking international recipes from around the world.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Travel the World in Your Kitchen

Monday, August 18, 2014

Mark Kurlansky and his daughter Talia share their tradition of cooking international recipes from around the world.

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Soundcheck

'Dancing In The Street' Explained

Friday, July 04, 2014

The Martha and the Vandellas song “Dancing in the Street” was originally supposed to be a summer dance hit. But then the 1960’s happened — and “Dancing in the Street” took on a whole new meaning.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Dancing in the Street, Activist Song

Friday, July 12, 2013

Mark Kurlansky tells how the song “Dancing in the Street” became an anthem for a changing America. It was released in the summer of 1964—the time of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, the beginning of the Vietnam War, the passage of the Civil Rights Act, and the lead-up to a dramatic election. Kurlansky’s book Ready for a Brand New Beat explains how “Dancing in the Street” became an activist anthem.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Helping Out

Sunday, March 04, 2012

“Help”, wanted, unwanted, sought, and refused, is the topic of today’s two stories; one focusing on present-day Haiti and one from an American master.

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