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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Infrastructure Fail


Nicole Gelinas, New York Post columnist, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and City Journal contributing editor, talks about Saturday's blackout and what it tells us about NYC's infrastructure weaknesses.


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Iowa Doesn't Only Control Politics, It Controls How We Eat


Mark Bittman, the author of How to Cook Everything and the founder and editor-in-chief of Heated, a Medium magazine, talks about his latest visit to Iowa where he determined that the state’s impact on the food system may be bigger and more difficult to c


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What Epstein's Victims Say and What People Knew About Him


Vicky Ward, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author of several books, including most recently Kushner, Inc.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump (St. Martin's Press, 2019), joins us


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Tuesday Morning Politics with Jamil Smith


Jamil Smith, senior writer at Rolling Stone, talks about the president's racist tweets and how members of Congress from both parties are responding. Plus other news.


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Blackout Stories


If you were caught in Saturday night's blackout, share your experience—magical, awful or meh. Plus, Jen Chung , and Jake Offenhartz of The Gothamist talk to us about their experience on Saturday. 


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What People Think About the Jeffrey Epstein Story


We take calls from listeners about their thoughts on the Jeffrey Epstein case.


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Governor Cuomo: Blackout, ICE Raids and MTA Shakeup


Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York (D), talks about the latest New York news including who is responsible for this weekend's major Manhattan blackout and why the governor thinks the MTA should be on the front lines in the fight against homelessness.


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Monday Morning Politics with Joy-Ann Reid


Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC political analyst, host of AM Joy and the author of The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story , talks about national news and offers her analysis of the social changes that led to as well as the impact o


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Brian Lehrer Weekend: NYT's The Argument; Looking Back on 'MAD' Magazine


Check out two of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: NYT's The Argument (First) |  Looking Back on 'MAD' Magazine (Starts at 59:04) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.


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Your Climate Change Anecdotes


Callers describe evidence of climate change they notice in and around the city. @BrianLehrer I've noticed much more "pond scum" covering the lakes and ponds in northern NJ... — Virginia Rietz (@ginzinger) July 12, 2019 @BrianLehrer Flowering pear trees i


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