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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 2016-09-26  10m
 
 

What's the Matter with Louisiana?


Arlie Hochschild, professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and the author of Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (New Press, 2016) 1620972255, traveled to rural Louisiana to search for the answer


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 2016-09-26  15m
 
 

Another Word for Mandatory Prison Labor


The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, but it left a big exception for people who have been convicted of crimes. Now, this means that prisoners can legally be put to work for little to no pay. Beth Schwartzapfel, staff writer with The Marshall Proje


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 2016-09-26  17m
 
 

No E-Z Pass For Christie in Bridgegate Trial


Hear WNYC’s own Nancy Solomon and Andrea Bernstein talk about the latest news on the Bridgegate trial.


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 2016-09-26  22m
 
 

Presidential Debate Preview


Maureen Dowd, veteran New York Times columnist and the author of The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics (Twelve, 2016), has covered both the Clintons and Donald Trump since the 90s. Today she talks politics, her book, and pr


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 2016-09-26  36m
 
 

First Look: Inside The National Museum of African American History


On Saturday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open to the public. It is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. Michele Norris, former


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 2016-09-23  22m
 
 

30 Issues | Week 24 Recap: Equal Pay for Equal Work


Catch up on what we learned during Week 24 of #30 Issues... Hit "play" above to hear the second half of our #30Issues segments from this week about the Equal Pay Act and gender inequality in the workforce. Hear an audio history of the gender wage gap in


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 2016-09-23  1h10m
 
 

Global Problems — and Solutions


Jonathan Tepperman, managing editor of Foreign Affairs and the author of The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline (Tim Duggan Books, 2016), shares success stories of countries dealing with hard-to-solve issues despite all of the cris


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 2016-09-23  12m
 
 

30 Issues | The Debate Over Comparable Worth


Hadley Manning, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum, and Jim Brennan, independent Human Resources consultant and former senior associate at the Economic Research Institute, present their cases for and against comparable worth. 


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 2016-09-23  22m
 
 

U.N. General Assembly Recap


Somini Sengupta, The New York Times's United Nations bureau chief, gives us a rundown of the news coming out of the week's United Nations General Assembly and compares the global efforts to alleviate the Syrian refugee crisis.


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 2016-09-23  25m