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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Helping Elders Connect

For older Americans unused to connecting with services and loved ones digitally, Meryl Picard, professor of occupational therapy at Seton Hall University offers an occupational therapist's perspective on how to help, and Etana Edelman, occupational thera



Former CDC Director on COVID-19

Richard Besser, MD, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and former acting director of the CDC, updates the latest on the COVID-19 outbreak and talks about those most at risk from the disease and the actions to prevent its sprea



Sen. Gillibrand on Federal COVID-19 Response

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D NY) talks about the Senate's response to the public health and economic crisis.



Ask The Mayor: Ventilators; Construction Halt; Crowded Parks; More

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC as the pandemic continues, including the need for federal action on PPE and ventilators, enforcing social distancing in the parks, and the newly announced halt t



Brian Lehrer Weekend: Handling Anxiety, Alison Roman, Social Distance Volunteer

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Managing Anxiety in the Pandemic (First) | Alison Roman's Guide to Cooking in a Pandemic (Starts at 24:27) | Volunteering While Social Distancing (Starts at 48:38)   If you don't subs



A Look At Anti-COVID Efforts Around the World

Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH, chief medical officer of Partners In Health, and Max Fisher, international reporter and columnist for The New York Times, talk about how countries around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and take international c



Attorney General James on Stopping Scams, Price-Gouging and More

Letitia James, Attorney General of New York, talks about her efforts to advocate for workers and combat scams, price gouging, anti-Asian bias during the COVID-19 crisis.



Alison Roman's Guide to Cooking in a Pandemic

Alison Roman, New York Times food columnist and the author of Dining In (Clarkson Potter, 2017) and Nothing Fancy (Clarkson Potter, 2019), offers advice on pantry stocking and recipes to stay healthy and well-fed despite limited shopping opportunities. ?



COVID-19 in New Jersey, the Federal Stimulus and More with Rep. Sherrill

U.S. Representative Mikie Sherrill (D, NJ-11) talks about the federal stimulus to address the crashing economy, and how her district in New Jersey is coping with the new coronavirus.



Can You Catch COVID-19 From a Cardboard Box?

Stephen Morse, professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, explains what we know in terms of how long COVD-19 lives on various surfaces, and best practices to stay safe.