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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International Update: Syria and Trump's Secretary of State


David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the current military strikes in Aleppo and the debate around President-elect Donald Trump's choices for Secretary of State.


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 2016-11-29  29m
 
 

'Impending Crisis' for Antiquated Voting Machines


Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, talks about to expect from the recount process in Wisconsin (with Michigan and Pennsylvania to potentially follow) and what happens if miscounts are discovered.


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 2016-11-29  19m
 
 

Political Jockeying in the House as Democrats Vote on Leadership


As Rep. Nancy Pelosi faces a challenge to her position as House Minority leader from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan in a vote that will happen Wednesday, Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative (D-NY8), discusses the political jockeying in the House and confirms his su


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 2016-11-29  33m
 
 

Trump Meets With The New York Times


President-elect Donald Trump held a meeting with New York Times editors, reporters and columnists -- Michael Grynbaum, media correspondent at The New York Times, was there. He reflects on the meeting and the Trump-transition news of the day.  


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 2016-11-28  38m
 
 

Tim Tebow: From Football Star to Baseball Rookie


Tim Tebow, two-time national champion, first round NFL draft pick, and Heisman trophy winner who just signed with the New York Mets and the author of Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms (WaterBrook, 2016), talks about his


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 2016-11-28  17m
 
 

Cubans Reflect on the Death of Fidel Castro


At the age of 90, Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro died this past weekend. Listeners call in to discuss his death and its impact on the future of Cuba.


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 2016-11-28  20m
 
 

Thanksgiving Table Talk


You went, you ate, you talked, you gave thanks -- but did you fight? Mary Harris, host and managing editor of Only Human, shares some of your stories about family gatherings with people from all different political stripes. Listeners call in to talk abou


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 2016-11-28  17m
 
 

Trump's Impact on New York City


Director of the business and economics reporting program at The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and the author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City (Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2012) Greg David talks about what having Donald Trump in the


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 2016-11-28  17m
 
 

Holiday Weekend Special: WNBA on Sports Activism; Neil deGrasse Tyson; Marina Abramović; Dog's Nose; Going Cashless


For today's show you'll hear a few of our past favorites: WNBA's New York Liberty players Tina Charles, 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player, and Swin Cash, three-time WNBA champion, discussed their participation in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement o


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 2016-11-25  1h50m
 
 

A Thanksgiving Special: You're Invited


Join us for a special “46 Questions” Thanksgiving edition of The Brian Lehrer Show. Call in to play an interactive talking and listening game based on a very popular New York Times article from last year called "The 36 Questions that Lead to Love." WNYC’


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 2016-11-24  1h49m