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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One Week to Iowa


Gabriel Debenedetti, national correspondent for New York Magazine, reports on the final week before the Iowa caucuses, with a four-way tie, and the impeachment keeping the Senators in DC.  Plus, Gothamist’s Christopher Robbins reports back from his trip


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Your Quittin' Time Stories


Earlier this month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, quit the British monarchy. On Thursday, Andy Byford, president of the New York City Transit Authority, quit his post. Listeners call in to share the jobs and careers they've quit.


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Why Sexual Assault Survivors Are Calling on Cy Vance to Resign


Marissa Hoechstetter, survivor, former patient of Robert Hadden, and founder of Reform the Sex Crimes Unit, talks about why sexual assault survivors are pushing for the resignation of Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr., claiming he has shown a patt


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Ukraine Was Political, Does That Make It Impeachable?


Josh Blackman, constitutional law professor at the South Texas College of Law Houston, talks about his recent New York Times op-ed and argues it's not appropriate to impeach a politician for acting in his own political interests.


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Is It the End of Fairway?


New York institution Fairway Markets is selling off its stores as part of a bankruptcy filing.  Soma Biswas, covers bankruptcy and restructuring for The Wall Street Journal and WSJ Pro Bankruptcy, talks about what's happening to Fairway and how its story


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Fake Twitter Bots Want to Be Your Friend


Darren Linvill, associate professor at Clemson University, describes the scope of the politics-focused Twitter bots shaping online conversations about the 2020 campaign and looking to influence U.S. elections. 


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Donald Trump vs The Presidency


Lawfare’s executive editor Susan Hennessey and editor in chief Benjamin Wittes, senior fellows at the Brookings Institution, discuss the impeachment trial and their new book, Unmaking the Presidency: Donald Trump's War on the World's Most Powerful Office


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Remembering Jim Lehrer


Retired PBS anchorman and presidential debate moderator, Jim Lehrer, passed away today. The Brian Lehrer Show pays tribute to him (and no, they're not related).


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#Ask the Mayor: MTA Shakeups, Rezoning SoHo, Fairway Market


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC.


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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Eric Adams Defends 'Go Back to Iowa'; Avoiding the Doctor Because of Costs; Can the 2020 Democrats Play Nice?


Hear three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Eric Adams Defends 'Go Back to Iowa' Comments (First) | #PriceCheckNYC: Avoiding Care Because of the Money (Starts at 23:00) | Can the 2020 Democrats Play Nice? (Starts at 44:00)


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