The Leonard Lopate Show

The Leonard Lopate Show

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  • Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dance...


The Lives That Make Up Rikers Island

Dana Goldstein, Alysia Santo, and Christie Thompson discuss their June 29 New York Magazine cover story, “Rikers Island, Population 9,790.” Produced i... Read more

July 7, 2015 | 32 min

Transporting The Body of a Sanskritist Back to India

Aatish Taseer discusses his new novel, The Way Things Were. It opens with the death of a Sanskritist who has not set foot in India for two decades. It... Read more

July 7, 2015 | 15 min

Escaping North Korea at Seventeen

Hyeonseo Lee grew up under North Korea’s communist regime, but her home was on the border with China, which gave her some exposure to the rest of the ... Read more

July 7, 2015 | 35 min

The Vast History of Flight

Mark Vanhoenacker is pilot who left academia to pursue his childhood dream of flight. In his new book, Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot, he brings to... Read more

July 6, 2015 | 14 min

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