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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Peace or Justice as Colombians Weigh Deal to End 50-Year War with 'FARC'


Nicholas Casey, Andes Bureau Chief at The New York Times, discusses the peace agreement between Colombian government and the country’s largest rebel group, FARC, to end what has been the Americas' lengthiest war. This fall, Colombians must vote on the de


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 2016-08-29  21m
 
 

Covering the Election with False Equivalencies


Glenn Thrush, chief political correspondent and a senior staff writer for POLITICO Magazine, Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, and Cokie Roberts, political commentator for NPR and for ABC News Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Wo


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 2016-08-29  39m
 
 

30 Issues | Week 19 Recap: Abortion Rights in America


Catch up on what we learned during Week 19 of #30Issues... Hit "play" above to hear our #30Issues segments from this week about the struggle for women's reproductive health rights in America and how each presidential candidate has changed their positions


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 2016-08-26  50m
 
 

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Reverend Barber, Making Makeup Safe, Farewell Soterios Johnson


A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Reverend William Barber (First) | Making Makeup Safe (Starts 35:54) | Farewell Soterios Johnson (Starts 45:54) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do th


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 2016-08-26  1h7m
 
 

Ask Soterios Anything


After nearly two decades at WNYC, Soterios Johnson will finish hosting Morning Edition, shut off his mic and head to California to join the world of academia.  He talks with us about some of his most memorable moments at WNYC and takes questions from cal


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 2016-08-25  22m
 
 

Does The Burkini Encourage Women to be More Active?


Aheda Zanetti designed the so-called burkini in 2004 after watching her niece struggle to play handball in a traditional hijab. Zanetti writes in The Guardian this week, "what [my niece] was wearing was totally inappropriate for a sports uniform – a skiv


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 2016-08-25  14m
 
 

Politics and the Arlington National Cemetery


With Donald Trump's response to the Gold Star parents still reverberating, Micki McElya, associate professor of history at the University of Connecticut and the author of The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery (Harvard U


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 2016-08-25  14m
 
 

30 Issues | How the Candidates Have ‘Evolved’ on the Issue of Abortion


Jennifer Haberkorn, senior health care reporter for POLITICO Pro, discusses how both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have changed their stances on abortion throughout the years and talks about how microcephaly caused by the Zika virus could change the c


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 2016-08-25  21m
 
 

New Way to Collect Commerical Trash


Mayor de Blasio has proposed moving to zoned pick-ups for commercial garbage collection. David Giambusso, who covers energy and the environment in New York and New Jersey for Politico, reviews what's at stake for NYC's businesses and the private carting


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 2016-08-25  17m
 
 

Sweetening the Deal for Developers


Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, a contributor to Crain's New York Business and the author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City (Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2012


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 2016-08-25  17m