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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Teenage Parties Linked to COVID Case Clusters

Teenage parties have been linked to COVID-19 outbreaks in New Jersey and Connecticut. Parents and teenagers call in to talk about how they are socializing safely with their friends (if at all), and whether they can control their kids partying habits in t



The Manhattan D.A. is Investigating the President and His Company

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC senior editor and co-host of the WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc. and the author of American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power (W.W. Norton and Company, 2020), talks about a federal court f



Facing Isaias

Hoboken Mayor Ravinder Bhalla talks about how his city is preparing for the impact of a major storm in the midst of the pandemic.   Flooding is still a MAJOR issue in Hoboken even in a short period of heavy rain. Are there any existing mitigation systems



The Vaccine Hunt

Caroline Chen, covers health care, and the coronavirus pandemic, for ProPublica, reports on the latest developments in the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine, including the ways the process is being accelerated and when and how it (or they) would work.



Will Trump Ban TikTok?

Last week, President Trump threatened to ban TikTok over security concerns with the Chinese-owned company. Taylor Lorenz, New York Times tech reporter covering internet culture, talks about how users and fans reacted this weekend, and the latest news tha



How Schools Are Planning to Re-Open

School districts in New York had to submit plans to the state for re-opening by July 31. Jessica Gould, WNYC reporter, talks about what districts are planning.



Monday Morning Politics: Trump Takes Aim at Mail-In Voting

Errin Haines, editor-at-large for The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting at the intersection of gender, politics and policy, talks about the latest national political news of the day, including the problems New York faced in the primary el



Federal Troops and Protests in 1971

Lawrence Roberts, investigative journalist and the author of Mayday 1971: A White House at War, a Revolt in the Streets, and the Untold History of America’s Biggest Mass Arrest (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020), talks about the anti-war protests of 1971



Are You A Trump Or A Fauci?

Listeners call in to share how they are approaching day-to-day life during the coronavirus. Are you more lax or extra careful about hygiene and COVID prevention?



Reconsidering Revel

Dave Colon, reporter for Streetsblog NYC, discusses safety concerns surrounding electric mopeds and whether they belong on city streets after Revel's recent decision to temporarily suspend their street rental service following the recent deaths of two se