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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Veterans React to the President's Interference in a Navy SEAL's Fate

After President Trump interfered in the Navy's effort to punish a SEAL convicted of misconduct, Allison Jaslow, former executive director of IAVA, Iraq war veteran and advocate for veterans, talks about what the president's actions mean for members of the



Thanksgiving, Your Guests' Dietary Preferences and You

Vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free adherents and picky kids may all find their way to your Thanksgiving table. Listeners call in to share how they are managing their guests' dietary preferences — and shout out what they're thankful for this year.



A Case Against Impeachment

Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review and the author of The Case for Nationalism: How It Made Us Powerful, United, and Free (Broadside Books, 2019), argues that impeachment would be bad for U.S. democracy and that nationalism makes it stronger. 



Is Milk Cancelled?

Earlier this month, Dean Foods, America's biggest dairy company, filed for bankruptcy. Marion Nestle, professor emerita of nutrition, food studies, and public health at NYU and the author of many books, including Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew t



Buttigieg's Campaign for Black Votes

Kai Wright, editor and host of WNYC’s narrative unit and host of podcasts “The Stakes,” “United States of Anxiety” and “There Goes the Neighborhood," talks about 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg and his difficulty finding support among African Am



E-Scooters in Hoboken and Beyond

Manhattan has not joined the e-scooter revolution, but major cities in New Jersey are experimenting with months long pilot programs with e-scooter sharing companies like Lime. With one program ending in Hoboken, and another starting in Elizabeth, we ask



The Case Against Donald Trump

Neal Katyal, Georgetown professor of national security law, former Acting Solicitor General of the United States and author of Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019), argues for the impeachment of the president.



Joe Biden's Childhood Stutter

From the start of his campaign, commentators have criticized former VP Joe Biden for his verbal miscues, non sequiturs and gaffes. John Hendrickson, a senior editor on The Atlantic’s politics team, argues that a speech impediment is partly to blame. Plus



Now What?

Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent for Yahoo News, host of the podcast Conspiracyland, co-host of the Skullduggery podcast and co-author of Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump (Twe



Higher Education and Incarceration

The documentary filmmaker Lynn Novick and Jule Hall, a Bard College Prison Initiative alumni and program associate for the Ford Foundation, talk about Novick’s new film, “College Behind Bars.”