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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What the Women's March Accomplished

Rebecca Traister, writer-at-large for New York Magazine and author of The Cut All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, talks about her experience at the Women's March and her recent New York Magazine feature on women'


 2017-01-23  35m

Lawsuit Claims Trump's Foreign Business Profits Are Unconstitutional

Zephyr Teachout, Fordham University law professor and former congressional candidate who studies and writes about the Emoluments Clause, discusses suit filing against Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause.  


 2017-01-23  12m

Charlie Sykes on President Trump's First Days

Charlie Sykes, longtime conservative talk host and one of the four upcoming hosts of WNYC's new call-in show Indivisible, discusses the latest political news and the continued tension between the media and the new Trump presidency. "This is a president w


 2017-01-23  37m

What You Need to Know About the Women's March in NYC

Katherine Siemionko, chief coordinator for the Women’s March on NYC, and Rosie Perez, an actor and activist who will be speaking at the march, join us to talk about the upcoming Women’s March on New York City and what to expect. 


 2017-01-20  19m

The Inauguration Play-By-Play

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, former speechwriter for President Carter and author of China Airborne  (Vintage Reprint edition, 2013) talks about the events preceding Trump's swearing-in.


 2017-01-20  47m

#AskTheMayor: What Will NYC Look Like With President Trump?

Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, takes calls from listeners and discusses what the future of the City might look like under a the incoming Trump administration. .@BrianLehrer says questions about Trump's impact on NYC traffic are the most common o


 2017-01-20  32m

The Trump Time Capsule: Supporters Share Their Hopes

Trump voters call in to express their hopes for the next four years. Plus, WNYC's Matt Katz and Arun Venugopal call in from their "WNYC to DC" road trip to report on what they're hearing from voters in the so-called Acela corridor.


 2017-01-20  30m

The Politics of the Brands You Buy

L.L. Bean faced a boycott from some liberal customers after it was revealed that a granddaughter of the founder donated thousands to a PAC supporting Trump. Listeners call to share whether or not the brands they buy reflect their politics. @BrianLehrer I


 2017-01-19  15m

What the Eisenhower to Kennedy Transition Can Teach Us

Bret Baier, chief political anchor for Fox News Channel and the author of Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission, discusses the often underappreciated legacy of President Eisenhower, his transition out of the White House, and what that


 2017-01-19  18m

Trump’s UN Ambassador and EPA Picks Face Hearings

Ana Marie Cox, senior political correspondent for MTV News, founder of the blog Wonkette, and contributor to The New York Times Magazine, discusses the confirmation hearings of President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for UN ambassador, Nikki Haley, Environme


 2017-01-19  27m