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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#ConvinceCat, Our Undecided Voter


Last week on the Brian Lehrer Show, a caller named Cat said she donated to both Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton’s campaigns but she can’t decide who to vote for in the primary. Today, Cat’s back and she’s all ears! Listeners called in to convince Cat


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 2016-04-12  22m
 
 

Meet the Candidates: Assembly 65 (Replacing Sheldon Silver)


Meet the three candidates running in the April 19th special election to replace Sheldon Silver in the 65th Assembly District on the Lower East Side: Alice Cancel, from the Democratic County Committee Lester Chang, from the Manhattan Republican Party Yuh-


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 2016-04-12  28m
 
 

New Jersey Transit Eavesdrops on Your Commute


Your next conversation on a New Jersey Transit train might be recorded. New surveillance measures include adding video and audio recording devices to some light rail trains, intended to deter and track criminal behavior. Jeanne LoCicero, the deputy legal


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 2016-04-12  24m
 
 

Councilmember Ulrich for Kasich


This conversation is part of a series of interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. Click here to see more. One of the few Republicans on the City Council, Councilmember Eric Ulrich (R-32), is supporting Ohio governor John Kasich in


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 2016-04-11  14m
 
 

Krista Tippett's Guide to Life


Krista Tippett's  Peabody award winning public radio program "On Being"  aims to explore big questions like “What does it mean to be human?" and "How do we want to live?” Now Tippett has synthesized themes and insights from over 400 interviews into a new


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 2016-04-11  17m
 
 

30 Issues | Breaking Up The Banks


In Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first fire side chat, he discussed America's “bad banking situation" and introduced his new Banking Act (now known as Glass-Steagall). In our 2016 election cycle, candidates continue to debate Glass-Steagall and the role of


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 2016-04-11  28m
 
 

FBI Investigates Businessmen With Ties to de Blasio, Top NYPD Officials


Nearly two dozen police officials have been questioned by the FBI in recent weeks as part of a federal investigation into two businessmen with ties to Mayor de Blasio and several senior members of the police department. The potential violations include b


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 2016-04-11  26m
 
 

Ben Jealous for Bernie Sanders


This conversation is part of a series of interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. Click here to see more. Benjamin Jealous, former president of the NAACP, now a partner at early Uber investor Kapor Capital, spoke on behalf of the S


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 2016-04-11  24m
 
 

Political Party with Keli Goff: Religion and the Presidency


Americans are often taught to avoid discussions about religion and politics in social situations. But polite conversation isn't commonplace on the campaign trail. Keli Goff explores whether faith should matter when choosing the next president.


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 2016-04-10  40m
 
 

When Delivery Meets Home Cooking


Kim Severson, food correspondent for The New York Times, discusses her story about the rise of the meal kit industry (delivering weekly pre-portioned ingredients and recipes for meals). @BrianLehrer I used @HelloFresh and I liked the experience. The ingr


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 2016-04-08  12m