Leo Rosten

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Lloyd Moss talks to author, educator, sociologist and philosopher Leo Rosten about his life and career. He talks about the collection of stories, The Education of Hyman Kaplan, which he wrote under his pen name, Leonard Q. Ross. He talks about his latest book, Hooray for Yiddish! A Book about English, and how Yiddish has been incorporated into the English language. Rosten discusses the musical selections he chose.

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