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



Revisiting the Burger Court

The Supreme Court has been on our mind as we await decisions for a few cases that could have significant impact across the US. Linda Greenhouse, former Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times and the author of The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (Simon & Schuster, 2016) (with Michael Graetz), discusses the Warren Court's sharp rightward turn that set the stage for many recent rulings.


 2016-06-17  13m