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

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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Still Bowling for Columbine; Gail Collins; The Police Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Still Bowling for Columbine (First) | Gail Collins on the Adventures of Older Women (at 25:37) | The Police Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson (at 51:50) If you don't subscribe to the Bri


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News from your Country


We are all aware of the impeachment inquiry happening here in the U.S. Listeners call-in to share news from their countries of origin.


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What Germany Can Teach Us About Facing the Past


Susan Neiman, Berlin-based director of the Einstein Forum, moral philosopher and the author of Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019), talks about what the U.S. can learn from Germany's post-war reckoning


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What We've Learned About the Impeachment Inquiry This Week


After a long week of testimonies on Capitol Hill by White House officials involved in the Ukraine scandal, Rosalind S. Helderman, Washington Post reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations , breaks down where we are and what we'


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#AskTheMayor: Mother Cabrini, 14th Street, Trees and Sidewalks, Rikers News, Vision Zero, NY Post


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC. On @BrianLehrer talking Mother Cabrini ~controversy~, BdB says he's frustrated by constant outrage police & lack of attention on underlying issues, like wom


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The Clintons on Gutsy Women


Hillary Rodham Clinton, Democratic nominee for president in 2016, former Secretary of State, former U.S. senator from New York and former first lady of the United States, and her daughter Chelsea Clinton, a global health advocate and vice chair of the Cl


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Impeachment Daily: Pelosi Is 'Deadly Serious'


Gabriel Debenedetti, national correspondent for New York Magazine, brings a behind-the-scenes look at how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has handled the last three weeks since she announced she would back an impeachment inquiry into the president. Plus the l


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Seeing Race, Class & Power Through Brooklyn Schools


Mark Winston Griffith, the executive director of the Brooklyn movement Center, and journalist Max Freedman, co-producers and co-hosts of the podcast “School Colors,” talk about its examination of the way race, class and power shape American cities and sc


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The Vote to Close Rikers


Rachel Holliday Smith, reporter at The City, and Gloria Pazmino, politics reporter at Spectrum News New York 1, talk about today's vote to close Rikers Island and replace it with borough jails. @BrianLehrer what real estate developer is lined up to get R


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Grieving a Giant, Elijah Cummings


Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-5) and Michael Eric Dyson,Georgetown University professor and New York Times contributing opinion writer, reflect on the passing of the Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings. 


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