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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Pre-Convention Conversation: Making America Safe Without Doing Harm

On the last night of the Republican National Convention, listeners and guests called in to answer the question "what do you want a president to do to keep us safe from our enemies without repeating the mistakes of the Iraq War? " Guests included: General


 2016-07-21  57m

30 Issues | Week 15 Recap: How We Nominate a Republican for President

Catch up on what we learned during Week 15 of #30Issues... Hit "play" above to hear our #30Issues segment from this week about the Republican nomination process. You'll hear:  Geoffrey Cowan, the author of Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the B


 2016-07-21  25m

RNC Thursday: Driving Up the Ratings of The Unconventional Convention

It had been a relatively sleepy convention until Senator Ted Cruz's speech amped everything up to 11. Juan Manuel Benítez, NY1 Noticias reporter and host of Pura Politica, and Matt Katz, WNYC reporter and the creator of  The Christie Tracker and the auth


 2016-07-21  1h1m

RNC Thursday: Cruz Stiffs Trump + Other Speeches that Overshadowed the Actual RNC

Senator Ted Cruz defiantly refused to endorse Donald Trump in a speech he delivered at the convention center yesterday, stirring the crowd into a frenzy of booing.  David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, chairman of Policy Exchange and former speechw


 2016-07-21  48m

RNC Wednesday: Shifting Landscapes for Republican Voters

Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post columnist and writer of the paper's Right Turn blog, joins us from the convention center in Cleveland and gives her conservative critique of Donald Trump. On the top of her list of concerns is the unclear ties with Russia'


 2016-07-20  57m

RNC Wednesday: Part 1

MTV News correspondents Jamil Smith and Ana Marie Cox, who also founded the blog Wonkette and is a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, discuss free-wheeling rhetoric against Clinton at the Republican National Convention. From Chris Christie's inf


 2016-07-20  51m

RNC Tuesday: Part 2

In part two of our coverage of the Republican National Convention: Jane Eisner, editor-in-chief of The Forward, discusses the Republican platform opposing a two-state solution. She argues that just because Israelis don't want a two-state solution imposed


 2016-07-19  49m

RNC Tuesday: Part 1

In the first part of our Tuesday coverage of the Republican National Convention: Ruben Navarrette, Daily Beast columnist, and Mary Jordan, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist covering the presidential campaign for The Washington Post, talk about w


 2016-07-19  59m

Pre-Convention Conversation: How the Middle Class Sees It

On our live call-in special Tuesday night, listeners shared their thoughts on how the Donald Trump is addressing the needs of the middle class. Entrepreneurs from around the country called in to talk about what they can take from Donald Trump’s vision of


 2016-07-19  58m

Uniting the Country In Your Own Words

During a speech at the recent ceremony for five police officers shot dead in Texas, President Obama called for unity and understanding. We opened our phone lines and invited callers to share a few words that could help unite our country.  @BrianLehrer th


 2016-07-18  15m