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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Pushing Back on Corporations That Fund the RNC


Through a behind-the-scenes conversations and public call-outs, Rashad Robinson, executive director of the civil rights group, Color Of Change, discusses his group's campaign to pressure major corporations to protest Donald Trump by divesting from the Re


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 2016-07-18  8m
 
 

30 Issues | Making Sense of the Republican Nominating Process


Geoffrey Cowan president of the Annenberg Foundation Trust, professor at the University of Southern California and the author of Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary (W. W. Norton & Company, 2016), and Dav


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 2016-07-18  25m
 
 

RNC Dispatch: Kicking Off Four Days of Feelings


Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed, and WNYC's Matt Katz, talk about the week ahead from the convention center in Cleveland before the Republican National Convention kicks off. The Republican National Convention in Cleveland begins today with "Make A


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 2016-07-18  30m
 
 

How Cops Can Keep the Peace at the RNC


Anti-globalization protesters took to the streets in Seattle for the WTO Ministerial Conference in 1999, overwhelming Seattle’s police force and unintentionally antagonizing demonstrators.  As the Seattle police chief at the time, Norm Stamper author of 


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 2016-07-18  27m
 
 

The First Moves of Britain's New Prime Minister


Britain's new Prime Minister, Theresa May, "has to tow a very careful line," said Sewell Chan, The New York Times international news editor. "The future of Britain as a multinational state could be in jeopardy now." One of the PM's messages was to show s


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 2016-07-15  13m
 
 

30 Issues | Week 14 Recap: Race and Policing in America’s Future


Catch up on what we learned during Week 14 of #30Issues... Hit "play" above to hear all of our #30Issues segments from this week about race, criminal justice reform and community policing. You'll hear: A History of Criminal Justice and Policing The Candid


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 2016-07-15  38m
 
 

Corruption and Poverty in Rio Ahead of the 2016 Olympics


Juliana Barbassa, an award winning journalist, a former Rio de Janeiro Associated Press correspondent, a visiting researcher at the University of Zurich and author of Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro and the Olympic Dream (Touchs


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 2016-07-15  16m
 
 

Trump Announces Indiana Governor Mike Pence as VP Pick


Matt Katz, WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio reporter and Tom Hamburger, reporter for The Washington Post, talk about Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Trump's pick for vice president.  How will Trump and Pence go forward as a team?  "The hope is that it will


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 2016-07-15  34m
 
 

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Bobby Kennedy Jr., Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pokémon Go


A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Bobby Kennedy Jr. (First) | Ta-Nehisi Coates (Starts 36:02) | Pokémon Go (Starts 1:03:02) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.


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 2016-07-15  1h19m
 
 

Nice Bastille Celebration the Latest Victim of Terrorism in France


Michael Birnbaum, Washington Post Brussels bureau chief, discussed the latest terrorist attack in France, which took place on Thursday during the Bastille Day celebration in Nice, the capital of the French Riviera. The driver drove a large truck through


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 2016-07-15  10m