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



Young Introverts: "Quiet" for Kids

It seems like, at one time, everyone was reading Susan Cain's book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.Now, she's written a book specifically about introverted teens. It's called Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts (Dial Books, 2016).In it, the former corporate lawyer and negotiations consultant continues her defense of introverts, now with issues that affect teens and kids in schools and social milieus that might favor their more outgoing peers.@BrianLehrer,Parent of former introvert who was also shy. We pushed her to express herself. I think correctly. World doesnt value the silent — Muddle-Age Spread (@muddleagespread) May 6, 2016


 2016-05-06  17m