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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, Sep 30, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Eleanor Herman examines Off with Her Head

Guests: Eleanor Herman

Fri, Sep 30, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Eleanor Herman examines Off with Her Head

Guests: Eleanor Herman

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Pete Muroski of Hudson Valley Native Landscaping

Guests: Pete Muroski

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Pete Muroski of Hudson Valley Native Landscaping

Guests: Pete Muroski

Fri, Sep 23, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Tim Bakken on The Plea of Innocence

Guests: Tim Bakken

Tue, Sep 20, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Luliia Mendel on The Fight of Our Lives

Guests: Luliia Mendel

Tue, Sep 20, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Luliia Mendel on The Fight of Our Lives

Guests: Luliia Mendel

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Ethan Chorin on BENGHAZI!

Guests: Ethan Chorin

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Ethan Chorin on BENGHAZI!

Guests: Ethan Chorin

Fri, Sep 16, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Author Michael Patrick MacDonald

Guests: Michael Patrick MacDonald

Fri, Sep 16, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Author Michael Patrick MacDonald

Guests: Michael Patrick MacDonald

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Richard Barone on Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s

Guests: Richard Barone

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Richard Barone on Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s

Guests: Richard Barone

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Jamil Hassan on Promises Betrayed

Guests: Jamil Hassan

Wed, Sep 14, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Jamil Hassan on Promises Betrayed

Guests: Jamil Hassan

Fri, Sep 9, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Phil Allen Jr. on The Prophetic Lens

Guests: Phil Allen Jr.

Fri, Sep 9, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: Phil Allen Jr. on The Prophetic Lens

Guests: Phil Allen Jr.

Thu, Sep 8, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: The After Dinner Opera Company on Sacco and Vanzetti

Guests: Leonard Lehrman - Composer/Conductor

Thu, Sep 8, 2022

1:00 PM

Hosts: Leonard Lopate

Topics: The After Dinner Opera Company on Sacco and Vanzetti

Guests: Leonard Lehrman - Composer/Conductor