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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A Growing Sentiment: 'This Isn't the America I Grew Up In'

"This isn't the America I grew up in." That's something we're starting to hear more and more these days, and not just from older white Americans but from black Americans too, said Juan Williams. Williams, a Fox News political analyst and the author of We


 2016-04-05  21m

Hot Debate: Should Corporations Get Government Subsidies?

Should corporate subsidies be eliminated? Here to debate: Jack Abramoff, former top DC lobbyist who served 43 months in prison for corruption and author of Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption From America's Most Notorious Lobby


 2016-04-05  16m

Speaking for Bernie

This conversation is part of a series of interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. Click here to see more. Robert Becker, Bernie 2016 deputy national field director, talks about the Sanders campaign. Cat (with a 'C') donated $5 to S


 2016-04-05  34m

Kasich Supporters Speak Out

Listeners who are planning to vote for John Kasich in the New York primary call in to make their case. @BrianLehrer OH relatives: #Kasich is wolf in sheep's clothes balanced budget by cutting services; biz, estate taxes — KO'D (@K


 2016-04-05  16m

Hillary Clinton's Press Secretary

This conversation is part of a series of interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. Click here to see more. Brian Fallon, Press Secretary for Hillary Clinton for America, spoke on behalf of the Clinton Campaign. Fallon said Sanders h


 2016-04-04  21m

Testing Testing: Opting Out Is 'Trendy,' But Is It Fair?

Standardized testing begins this week for students in grades 3 through 8, who will be taking ELA (English Language Arts), starting on Tuesday. The math exams begin next week. And as testing season begins so does the familiar battle between those parents


 2016-04-04  23m

The Final Four of Sports

What's the best thing about your favorite sport? And what's the worst thing? We took calls from diehard football, baseball, soccer, and hockey fans about their love of the game and what drives them crazy about their sport. @BrianLehrer Baseball best: mem


 2016-04-04  13m

The Game Theorist's Guide to Raising Happy Kids

Using a game theorist's take on parenthood as a series of negotiations, Kevin Zollman, game theory expert, and Paul Raeburn, blogger, media critic, writer, offer a blueprint. Their book is The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting: How the Science of Strate


 2016-04-04  17m

Lower East Side News: Special Election + Nursing Home Sale

There are two big stories coming out of the Lower East Side. First, hear about new luxury condos in a building on Rivington Street that mysteriously lost its designation as a non-profit nursing home. And after, a special election will take place on April


 2016-04-04  18m

Taking Stock of Lead Poisoning In NY and NJ

Jenny Ye, producer for WNYC's Data News Team, Sarah Gonzalez, northern New Jersey enterprise reporter for WNYC and NJPR, and Scilla Alecci, investigative reporting fellow at the The Huffington Post, discuss the state of lead testing in the water supplies


 2016-04-01  23m