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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Missouri and North Carolina Head to the Polls


Jo Mannies, St. Louis Public Radio (WKMU) political reporter, talks about the primary voting in Missouri. Reverend Doctor William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, pastor at Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, Nation Maga


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 2016-03-15  27m
 
 

Swing State Primaries


Clarence Page, syndicated columnist and member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board and the author of Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change (Agate Bolden, 2014), talks about today's voting in the d


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 2016-03-15  25m
 
 

Who Pays for CUNY?


CUNY faculty members haven't had a contract since 2010; for some university workers, there hasn't been a contract since 2009. And as the first day of New York's state budget year approaches (April 1st), it's still a mystery as to what will happen with CU


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 2016-03-14  10m
 
 

Mediating Political Gridlock


Being a political mediator is no easy gig. Just ask seasoned mediator, Mark Gerzon, president of Mediators Foundation and the author of The Reunited States of America: How We Can Bridge the Partisan Divide (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016). He's advised


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 2016-03-14  22m
 
 

David Miliband on 5-Year Migrant Crisis and Discerning Immigrants and Refugees


It's been five years since the Syrian civil war began. David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the state of the country and the refugee crisis. Miliband said that both in the UK and US, there is a polarization a


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 2016-03-14  18m
 
 

The 24 Songs (Plus a Hamilton Number) That Define Music Now


If you want to know where music is heading, just listen to these 25 songs. The New York Times Magazine compiled this list of songs and essays, reflecting on this moment in music history and noting the rising relevance of "the song" as a singular, digesti


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 2016-03-14  24m
 
 

Unrest at Trump Rallies as Ohio Gets Ready to Vote


After last week's Sanders' unexpected win in Michigan, all eyes are on Ohio's rust belt voters in tomorrow's primary, along with Illinois, Florida, Missouri and North Carolina. Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, report


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 2016-03-14  33m
 
 

More People With Disabilities in the Arts


The 8th annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival kicks off this week: a celebration of actors, filmmakers, and people with disabilities in the arts.  Here to discuss more and preview their panel discussion about "Opportunity and Authenticity"


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 2016-03-11  13m
 
 

Brian Lehrer Weekend: The History and Future of Cyberwars, A Met Breuer Sneak Peek, NYC Teen Writers


A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. The History and Future of Cyberwars (First) | A Met Breuer Sneak Peek (Starts at 15:57) | NYC Teen Writers (Starts at 30:23) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes,


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 2016-03-11  46m
 
 

Getting Women Elected


EMILY's List is a political action committee (a PAC) that focuses on getting Democratic women into elected office. Ellen Malcolm, founder and chair of EMILY's List and the author of When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics


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 2016-03-11  18m