The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios


Life in Putin's Russia

Anne Garrels, former foreign correspondent for NPR and the author of Naked in Baghdad and Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016), reports on life in Chelyabinsk from the fall of the Soviet Union through the rise of Putin and how Russian TV news is turning viewers into zombies.


 2016-03-23  19m