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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Breaking Down Barr's Pre-Report Presser

Breakdown and analysis of Attorney General William P. Barr's news conference with Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, and Jessica Roth, professor of law at Cardozo School of Law and former federal prosecutor



The 'Central Park Jogger' Case, 30 Years Later

Jami Floyd, host of WNYC's All Things Considered and legal analyst, and Jim Dwyer, author of the New York Times "About New York" column and of (the interactive iBook from 2014) False Conviction: Innocence, Guilt and Science, discuss the attack in Central



Reefer, Managed: The Illicit Market Problem

Tom Adams, managing director and principal analyst at BDS Analytics, and Julia Barajas, reporter for Cannabis Wire, discuss how branding, taxes, and regulations impact pricing trends in legal cannabis and how the underground market is fairing as states m



City Hall and Albany Updates

Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette and co-host of the Max & Murphy podcast, talks about the issues being debated in Albany before the end-of-term in June, including rent regulations, plus the City Council response to the Mayor's proposed bud



Gearing Up for Mueller's Report

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy and host of the Trump, Inc. podcast at WNYC, and Rosalind S. Helderman, Washington Post reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations, preview the headlines and subplots to wa



David Brooks: 'Our Culture Equates Success with Love'

David Brooks, New York Times columnist and the author of The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life (Random House, 2019), talks about his new book that examines the lives of people who respond to a crisis by shifting their priorities from themselves



Notre Dame Reflections

Listeners call in with their thoughts on yesterday’s fire that destroyed part of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Plus, Bénédicte de Montlaur, cultural counselor of the French embassy in the United States, explains the cultural history of the church, and wh



Reefer, Managed: Who Will Get to Sell Weed?

  Alyson Martin, cofounder of Cannabis Wire and adjunct professor at Columbia Journalism School, discusses what vertical integration and license distribution for legal cannabis in New York and New Jersey might look like.



Yemeni Bodega Owners Protest the New York Post

Last week, the New York Post published a cover with a photo of the World Trade Center in flames and a quote from Rep. Ilham Omar, who is Muslim. Debbie Almontaser, co-founder and secretary of the board of directors for the Yemeni American Merchants Assoc



Bernie Appeals to Trump Voters in a Fox Town Hall

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a town hall on Fox news Monday night to speak directly to Trump voters. Gabriel Debenedetti, New York Magazine national correspondent, and Lauren Gambino, political correspondent for The Guardian, look at how 20