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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Sanders Camp to the Country: "It's Not Over Yet"

This week's primaries may have given Sanders a wide margin to overcome, but his camp is optimistic that his best states lie ahead of him. "The second half of the calendar is much more favorable to Bernie Sanders," said Jonathan Tasini, labor activist, pr


 2016-03-17  32m

Edward Snowden Won't Tell You Who He's Voting For (That's Private!)

This interview was recorded as part of RadioLoveFest, produced by WNYC and BAM. It's an excerpt from a long, live discussion held at BAM in Brooklyn on March 11, 2016, where Brian interviewed Edward Snowden and journalist/filmmaker Laura Poitras. Click h


 2016-03-17  20m

Zardulu, Viral Hoaxes, and Pizza Rats

Hey, we just stumbled upon this amazing video of a rat carrying a slice of pizza!   Okay, clearly we're kidding. The infamous "pizza rat" video was uploaded to YouTube in September of 2015 and has since been viewed over 9 million times. But what if it wa


 2016-03-17  13m

Obama Nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

Over objections from the majority Republicans in the Senate, President Obama has nominated Merrick B. Garland to the Supreme Court. WNYC's All Things Considered host Jami Floyd, an attorney by training who has vetted judges for the Clinton administration


 2016-03-16  53m

A Teenage Murder and the Question of 'Normal' Masculinity

Ken Corbett, clinical assistant professor at the New York University postdoctoral program in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy and the author of A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High (Henry Holt and Co., 2016), draws on his expertise with iss


 2016-03-16  9m

The Making of a Trump Voter

Chad Kiewiet de Jonge, political scientist and senior research analyst at Langer Research Associates, a leading survey research and analysis firm, breaks down Tuesday’s primary and explains the results with research he has conducted about voters in the 2


 2016-03-16  30m

Kasich Won Ohio Because of College-Educated Voters

Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities project, a collaboration including The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and WNYC radio that studies politics, socio-economics, and culture in a time of change, offers analysis on Tuesday’s primary results,


 2016-03-16  10m

Candidates Look Ahead to New York

Hillary Clinton scored wins in all 5 states that voted yesterday, leaving Bernie Sanders with a larger margin to overcome if he wants to secure the nomination. Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, chomps down on Tuesday


 2016-03-16  18m

Humans of New York Decries 'Hateful' Trump

Have you called your grandparents in Florida lately? We hear from listeners who are talking to their relatives in Florida, about the primaries and politics. Also hear Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the popular Humans of New York blog. Stanton p


 2016-03-15  14m

What If All Research Papers Were Free?

A graduate student from Kazakhstan is being compared to Edward Snowden. It's true, they have a few things in common: both have leaked a large number of documents to the public, and it's rumored that both are laying low in Russia. But Kazakhstan's Alexand


 2016-03-15  18m