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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WWII Refresher Course: Part 3


Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About History" series and In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives  (Henry Holt and Co., 2016), looks back at World War II, 75 years later. 


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Jeffrey Wright Makes Right


Jeffrey Wright, renowned actor and founder of Brooklyn for Life!, talks about his activism, and his latest charity project which aims to keep local restaurants open while feeding health care workers on the front lines.


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Wynton Marsalis With Music in Lockdown


Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, talks about this year's virtual Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, which is celebrating 25 years.


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COVID-19 in NYC, By the Numbers


Jake Dobkin, co-founder of Gothamist, where he's been the de facto numbers-cruncher in chief for all things COVID-19, explains where we are in the trajectory of the virus.


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Can't-Miss Culture, From Home


Shauna Lyon, editor of The New Yorker's Goings On About Town section, rounds up cultural offerings, online and from a distance.


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Sen. Gillibrand on SNAP and HEROES and More


U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D NY) talks about federal relief, including SNAP benefits and state and local funding for hard-hit areas.


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The High-Tech, Post-COVID Life


Naomi Klein, senior correspondent for The Intercept, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University, co-founder of The Leap, a climate justice organization, and the author of many books, including On Fire: T


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WWII Refresher Course: VE Day


Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About History" series and In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives (2016), looks back at World War II, 75 years later. Today: more on VE Day and the en


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A Doctor's Take on the Re-Openings


Dr. Dara Kass, emergency medicine physician at Columbia University Medical Center and Yahoo News Medical Contributor, talks about the public health implications of re-opening the country.


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Putting COVID-19 News in Context


Emily Oster, economics professor at Brown University, author of several books and creator of the website COVID-Explained, talks about her new website which helps to contextualize COVID-19 related news, and takes a closer look at COVID in children, and pa


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