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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Long Island University's Labor Day Lockout

After a contract fight with the faculty union, Long Island University's administration told professors not to come to work this fall and replaced them with an entirely new staff. Scott Jaschik, editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed, and Melissa Antin


 2016-09-07  24m

The Candidates Transition to the Oval Office

Max Stier, president of the Partnership for Public Service, talks about his work bringing awareness to the need for a pre-election start for presidential candidates to transition to the Oval Office. An early start to the process could help ensure that th


 2016-09-07  17m

After Roger Ailes, Fox News Reaches Settlements

Gabriel Sherman, national affairs editor at New York Magazine and the author of The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News — and Divided a Country (Random House, 2014), talks about his latest reporting on the R


 2016-09-07  36m

After Violence, Listeners Respond With Next Steps for J'Ouvert Festival

Two students were killed at this morning's J'Ouvert Festival, the pre-dawn street procession that is a prequel to the day's West Indian Parade. West Indian listeners call in to respond to the continuing violence at the festival.   @BrianLehrer If gang vi


 2016-09-06  13m

Schwartz Brothers on Offense

Geoff Schwartz, former NFL player, talks about the book he co-authored with his brother Mitchell Schwartz, Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle, called Eat My Schwartz: Our Story of NFL Football, Food, Family, and Faith (St. Martin's Press, 2016).    @geo


 2016-09-06  27m

Trump's Big (Tax) Break

Records show Donald Trump gets a property tax break aimed at New Yorkers who make $500,000 a year, according to Crain's New York Business reporters Rosa Goldensohn and Aaron Elstein, who recently interviewed with the candidate on his taxes.  


 2016-09-06  27m

Chancellor Fariña With Top Priorities for New School Year

Carmen Fariña, New York City Schools Chancellor, looks ahead to Thursday's first day of school and talks about the issues facing the schools and what to expect this year, and discusses Common Core testing, consolidating shrinking schools, and extra resou


 2016-09-06  28m

The Clinton Campaign Kicks Into High Gear

Yoni Appelbaum, senior editor at The Atlantic, and Jay Newton-Small, Washington correspondent for Time Magazine and the author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works (Time, 2016), discuss the latest news from Hillary Clinton's p


 2016-09-06  35m

Brian Lehrer Weekend: LGBT Rights in Africa, Kaepernick's Protest, NYC Nursing Homes

A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. American Support for LGBT Rights in Africa (First) |  NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick's Protest (Starts 41:46) | Closure of NYC Nursing Homes (Starts 1:17:24) If you don't subscribe


 2016-09-02  1h40m

New York City's Forgotten Beaches

Waterfront space in New York City is typically thought of as long promenades and vertical development opportunities, but within those 600 miles of coastline is a history that is marked by the ebb and flow of growth and industry. Elizabeth Albert, visual


 2016-09-02  10m