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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An Update on the Orlando Shooting


POLITICO White House reporter Sarah Wheaton and TIME's Charlotte Alter discuss what's known at this point, after the mass shooting in Orlando. A few minutes in, you'll hear President Obama address the nation.


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 2016-06-13  19m
 
 

Waiting for the Supreme Court's Big Rulings


This is the time of year when the Supreme Court usually makes big decisions. So what are they waiting for? Emily Bazelon, New York Times Magazine staff writer and panelist on Slate's Political Gabfest, explained what might be holding up the rulings. Two


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 2016-06-13  22m
 
 

Orlando and the State of the Gay Bar


The shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub early on Sunday morning, committed by a now-dead American citizen who pledged his allegiance to ISIS, was the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Michael Lavers, International News Editor for The Washingto


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 2016-06-13  38m
 
 

Guns, Terrorism and the Presidential Candidates


Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, discusses how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are addressing the issues of gun control and home-grown terrorism in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting. Also. This is an extraordinarily irresponsi


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 2016-06-13  19m
 
 

Political Party with Keli Goff: The Color of Campaign Coverage


Keli Goff holds up a mirror to the media and discusses how the diversity of decision makers in American newsrooms can affect what how stories get told on the campaign trail. 


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 2016-06-12  33m
 
 

30 Issues | Week 9 Recap: Is Isolationism Good for America?


Catch up on what we learned during Week 9 of #30 Issues... This is a particularly unusual year in electoral politics. And that's in no small part because this year's Republican nominee is arguably more in favor of American isolationism than the Democratic


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 2016-06-10  1h13m
 
 

Fighting for a Multiethnic World Decades After Loving v. Virginia


Ken Tanabe, founder and director of The Loving Day Project, discusses the anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision, eliminated laws against interracial marriage, and how the landmark decision influences his foundation’s mission. Tanab


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 2016-06-10  14m
 
 

When NYC School Segregation Gets Personal


While reporting on de facto school segregation in the U.S., New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Joneshad to find a school for her own daughter in NYC. She spoke about the candid questions about race and diversity parents have to ask themse


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 2016-06-10  15m
 
 

Brian Lehrer Weekend: CO Governor Hickenlooper, Pool Rules in Williamsburg, Puerto Rico and Luis Miranda


A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. CO Governor Hickenlooper (First) | Pool Rules in Williamsburg (Starts at 24:11) | Puerto Rico and Luis Miranda (Starts at 41:50) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTu


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 2016-06-10  59m
 
 

Cuomo's Counsel on the Legality of Countering the Israel Boycott


Alphonso David, counsel to the governor, defends the constitutionality of Cuomo's executive order prohibiting the state from doing business with any companies that boycott Israel. He also discusses the governor's plan to limit the effects of Citizens Uni


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 2016-06-10  17m