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, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, and many others.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 168 days 11 hours 36 minutes

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Appliances That Lasted


Appliances are rarely built to last, but many from the past are still as good as new. Listeners call in to share which gadgets and technologies have survived years of use in their homes. Plus, Anna Kramer, technology and climate journalist, author of the newsletter, "Bite into this," talks about her in The Atlantic article titled "KitchenAid Did It Right 87 Years Ago."


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   16m
 
 

Finding Your Hobby: Ceramics


In this membership-drive mini-series, we get to know about hobbies and building skills and finding communities for fun. Today, Ellen Day, ceramicist and the founder and director of the BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center in Long Island City, shares her passion for pottery.


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   7m
 
 

Freakonomics on Feynman


Stephen Dubner talks about their series on Richard Feynman, known for his work in theoretical physics and for his boundless curiosity.


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   20m
 
 

Continued Challenges for African Asylum Seekers


After news broke this week of two separate overcrowded locations housing dozens of migrants from Africa, Amaha Kassa, founder and executive director of African Communities Together, talks about the challenges facing African asylum seekers in the city.

 


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   15m
 
 

Ten Question Quiz: Women’s History


To mark the start of Women’s History Month, listeners try their hand at a women’s history quiz.


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   11m
 
 

New Congressional Maps are Approved in Albany


Jon Campbell, Albany reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, talks about what the latest Congressional maps, proposed by Democrats, will look like as the NYS legislature voted to approve the newly-drawn maps, wrapping up the redistricting process for now.


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   11m
 
 

Trump's Trials and the Campaign Trail


Andrea Bernstein, journalist reporting on Trump legal matters for NPR, host of many podcasts including "Will be Wild" and "Trump, Inc." and the author of American Oligarchs: The Kushners The Trumps and the Marriage of Money and Power (W. W. Norton & Company, 2020), talks about the financial penalties and political benefits of former President Trump's legal trials, both past and upcoming, plus the news that the Supreme Court will take up Trump's claim of immunity.


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   21m
 
 

Finding Your Hobby: Birding


In this membership-drive mini-series, we get to know about hobbies and building skills and finding communities for fun. Today, Kate Hinds, long-time birding enthusiast and senior producer at All Of It, shares her passion for birding...


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   7m
 
 

Ten Question Quiz: Leap Year, Calendars and Time


On this leap day, listeners try their hand at quiz questions related to leap years, our modern day calendar, and time zones.


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   13m
 
 

Rev. Jesse Jackson's Historic Bid for the Presidency


For Black History Month, Clarence Lusane, professor and current director of the International Affairs program at Howard University, reflects on Jesse Jackson's two historic bids for the presidency.


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   15m