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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All the President's Election Lawsuits

Rebecca Green, professor of law at William & Mary and co-director of its Election Law Program, gives an update on the president's attempts to overturn the results of the election by filing (what most legal experts say are baseless) lawsuits.    



Nassau County Exec on COVID Cases, the Election and More

Nassau County executive Laura Curran talks about Nassau County's COVID response, how it's dealing with rising case numbers and some presidential political analysis.



Will Trump Face Prosecution?

Jonathan Mahler, staff writer for The New York Times Magazine and author of Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005), explores Trump's potential criminal liability and the historic dilemma that may follow.



Meet the Candidates: Eric Adams Runs for Mayor

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has officially kicked off his run for mayor, joining the field of Democrats ahead of the June 2021 primary.  He talks about his experience as a police officer (who founded One Hundred Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Ca



Your Remote Learning Success Stories

Alex Zimmerman, reporter at Chalkbeat New York, talks about the various strategies teachers are employing to make remote learning work, the lack of centralized support from the city, and your calls on what's working (and what's not).



Is There An End In Sight For The Student Debt Crisis

Joe Biden has proposed changes that would affect millions of student loan borrowers, while leaders in the Democratic Party have pushed for student debt to be forgiven. Other commentators have said forgiving student loan debt would be unfair to people who



Republican Women Make Their Voices Heard

The political horizon for women has broadened on both sides of the isle, as a record 35 women will represent the Republican Party in the next congress. Olivia Perez-Cubas, communications director for Winning For Women, which advocates and organizes to el



How COVID-19 is Impacting the Fight Against Lead Poisoning

Christopher Werth, senior editor in WNYC's Narrative Unit, talks about how the city's focus on fighting the pandemic has slowed down the resources once used to prevent childhood lead poisoning.



Health Care Workers Report on Second Wave

Health care workers call in to report on how hospitals, nursing homes and other medical care facilities are doing as COVID-19 cases climb again in the tri-state area.



How Should We Behave Until the Vaccine Arrives?

James Hamblin, staff writer at The Atlantic, lecturer at Yale School of Public Health, co-host of the podcast Social Distance, and author of Clean: The New Science of Skin Riverhead Books (July 21, 2020), talks about how Americans should behave, and whet