This week Boston Public Radio is revisiting some of our favorite conversations. In this episode you'll hear:

  • We celebrated Leonard Bernstein’s centennial with his daughters Nina Bernstein Simmons and Jamie Bernstein.
  • We opened the lines and asked you about Updike’s Rabbit series being adapted to TV. What do you think have been the best and worst adaptations of books onto the big and small screen?
  • Alex Beam joined us for one of his famous explainers.
  • The makers of FRONTLINE's Oscar nominated documentary, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, joined us to talk about their award winning film.
  • Kevin Young discussed his book, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-facts, and Fake News.
  • We talked to Gar Alpervitz, who was instrumental in making the Pentagon Papers public.
  • Sy Montgomery joined us for another edition of the Afternoon Zoo.