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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30 Issues | Week 9 Recap: Is Isolationism Good for America?

Catch up on what we learned during Week 9 of #30 Issues... This is a particularly unusual year in electoral politics. And that's in no small part because this year's Republican nominee is arguably more in favor of American isolationism than the Democratic


 2016-06-10  1h13m

Fighting for a Multiethnic World Decades After Loving v. Virginia

Ken Tanabe, founder and director of The Loving Day Project, discusses the anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision, eliminated laws against interracial marriage, and how the landmark decision influences his foundation’s mission. Tanab


 2016-06-10  14m

When NYC School Segregation Gets Personal

While reporting on de facto school segregation in the U.S., New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Joneshad to find a school for her own daughter in NYC. She spoke about the candid questions about race and diversity parents have to ask themse


 2016-06-10  15m

Brian Lehrer Weekend: CO Governor Hickenlooper, Pool Rules in Williamsburg, Puerto Rico and Luis Miranda

A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. CO Governor Hickenlooper (First) | Pool Rules in Williamsburg (Starts at 24:11) | Puerto Rico and Luis Miranda (Starts at 41:50) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTu


 2016-06-10  59m

Cuomo's Counsel on the Legality of Countering the Israel Boycott

Alphonso David, counsel to the governor, defends the constitutionality of Cuomo's executive order prohibiting the state from doing business with any companies that boycott Israel. He also discusses the governor's plan to limit the effects of Citizens Uni


 2016-06-10  17m

30 Issues | Comparing the Candidates: How Isolationist Should America Be?

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, reviews the presidential candidates' takes on foreign policy and when to intervene militarily. Bremmer says Trumps "America First" ideology isn't isolationism – it's unilateralism. Trump seems more similar to Chin


 2016-06-10  30m

#AskTheMayor: The More We Resist Gentrification, The Deeper It'll Go

Mayor Bill de Blasio took calls from listeners and discussed this week's city news, including the indictment of Norman Seabrook for taking kickbacks from a hedge fund manager for investing union pension money. The mayor also vowed to follow up with sever


 2016-06-10  32m

Fifty Years of Television and Movies in NYC

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  Commissioner Julie Menin talks about some of the anniversary celebrations and how NYC supports film and television production. → Want to see the full list of scheduled ev


 2016-06-09  12m

30 Issues | American Isolation and the 1973 Oil Crisis

Hear how the 1973 oil crisis contributed to Americans losing faith in government with Meg Jacobs, research scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. She's also the author of Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation


 2016-06-09  25m

30 Issues | Isolation Versus Intervention in American History

Presidents have been grappling with the question of isolationism since George Washington, who warned America not to get too cozy with other countries. Our #30Issues series looks into how politicians from Washington to Obama have advocated for isolation o


 2016-06-09  17m