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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Susan Glasser on Biden's Foreign Policy


Susan Glasser, staff writer for The New Yorker, CNN global affairs analyst, joins to talk about the latest in national politics headlines, including the latest on Russia, as it mobilizes its military at the Ukrainian border, and the latest on gun laws in


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'Grading' Mayor de Blasio


Elizabeth Kim, politics reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, Jessica Gould, WNYC/Gothamist reporter, and Stephen Nessen, transportation reporter for the WNYC Newsroom, review the accomplishments of and challenges faced by Mayor de Blasio and ask listeners to


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Your 28th Amendment?


Alex Strada and Tali Keren, artists-in-residence for Queens Museum's Year of Uncertainty, talk about their new multi-media participatory artwork called "Proposal for a 28th Amendment? Is it Possible to Amend an Unequal System?" and invite listeners to we


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What’s the Craziest Thing You've Ever Found?


Earlier this month a British teenager made news when she stumbled across a hoard of priceless Bronze Age items using a standard metal detector in a field near her home. Listeners call in with the craziest, most valuable or unexpected item they ever found


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Bigger Than Self-Help: 'Attached' by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller


As we prepare to ring in a new year, The Brian Lehrer Show will be taking a closer read on some of the most enduring self-help books. First up, Amir Levine, MD, adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist and neuroscientist, conducting neuroscience research


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The G.O.P. Election Bills Shaping 2022 Midterms


As the United States Department of Justice sues Texas over what they consider restrictive voting legislation in the state, Nick Corasaniti, a domestic correspondent covering national politics for The New York Times, discusses a new wave of Republican leg


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NYC's New Mandates


Elizabeth Kim, politics reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, talks about New York City's new vaccine mandate, which requires all private-sector employees to get at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine by December 27th.


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Weighing the Impact of Fast Groceries


Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Council Member-Elect for the Upper West Side's District 6, talks about her office's survey of the 15-minute grocery delivery services and concerns over their impact on existing bodegas and grocers.


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How Some Democrats Have 'Betrayed' Roe v. Wade


Rebecca Traister, writer at New York Magazine and author of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger (Simon & Schuster, 2018), discusses how the current Supreme Court case is just the latest in a decades-long weakening of Roe v. Wade, w


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Biden's Winter COVID Plan


As we head into our second winter of the pandemic, Dylan Scott, senior correspondent covering health care at Vox, discusses President Biden's new plan for the omicron variant, vaccinations, testing and more, plus the latest on Mayor Bill de Blasio's new


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