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Leonard Lopate, the Peabody and James Beard Award-winning broadcaster, is back on WBAI 99.5fm where he began his broadcasting career, weekdays 1-2pm at 99.5fm or streaming at WBAI.org.

“Leonard Lopate at Large” features the same lively, in-depth daily conversations with the nation’s preeminent thinkers, scientists, artists, journalists, economists, farmers, musicians, historians, authors and politicians that have marked Lopate's revered career in radio for more than four decades.

Latest Episodes


Fri, Jun 24, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lori Garver on Escaping Gravity

Guests: Lori Garver

Fri, Jun 24, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lori Garver on Escaping Gravity

Guests: Lori Garver

Fri, Jun 24, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lori Garver on Escaping Gravity

Guests: Lori Garver

Fri, Jun 24, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lori Garver on Escaping Gravity

Guests: Lori Garver

Wed, Jun 22, 2022

12:00 AM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Rebecca Wragg Sykes on Kindred

Guests: Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Wed, Jun 22, 2022

12:00 AM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Rebecca Wragg Sykes on Kindred

Guests: Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Fri, Jun 17, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Co-Host Bob Hennelly and Leonard Lopate

Guests: Bob Hennelly

Fri, Jun 17, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Co-Host Bob Hennelly and Leonard Lopate

Guests: Bob Hennelly

Wed, Jun 15, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Emma Chapman on First Light: Switching on Stars at the

Guests: Emma Chapman

Wed, Jun 15, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Emma Chapman on First Light: Switching on Stars at the

Guests: Emma Chapman

Tue, Jun 14, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Industrial Hygienist Monona Rossol on Health Updates

Guests: Monona Rossol

Tue, Jun 14, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Industrial Hygienist Monona Rossol on Health Updates

Guests: Monona Rossol

Fri, Jun 10, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Bob Hennelly on Stuck Nation

Guests: Bob Hennelly

Fri, Jun 10, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Bob Hennelly on Stuck Nation

Guests: Bob Hennelly

Thu, Jun 9, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Adam Piore on The New Kings Of New York

Guests: Adam Piore

Thu, Jun 9, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Adam Piore on The New Kings Of New York

Guests: Adam Piore

Thu, Jun 2, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Rachel E. Gross on Vagina Obscura

Guests: Rachel E. Gross

Thu, Jun 2, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Rachel E. Gross on Vagina Obscura

Guests: Rachel E. Gross

Wed, Jun 1, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lev Menand on The Fed Unbound

Guests: Lev Menand

Wed, Jun 1, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Lev Menand on The Fed Unbound

Guests: Lev Menand