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


When Vaccine Passports and Politics Mix

While public health experts and (mostly-Democratic) politicians say COVID vaccine passports are key to safely getting back to everyday activities, others are worried about data privacy and equity. Dan Diamond, national health reporter at The Washington Post, talks about how they'd work, the politics of the system and more.