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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Re-Humanizing Policing

Malcolm Sparrow, former British police detective, now a professor of the Practice of Public Management at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and the author of Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform (Brookings Institution


 2016-05-16  16m

Revamping Section 8

WNYC urban affairs reporter Cindy Rodriguez, the Data News Team's Jenny Ye, and freelance investigative reporter Lisa Riordan-Seville take an in-depth look at the most popular and successful low-income housing program in the country - Section 8 - and dis


 2016-05-16  22m

Coming Around to Trump, Considering Clinton

Molly Ball, political reporter for The Atlantic, discusses how the Democrats and the Republicans are feeling about their prospective nominees. @BrianLehrer three thing: lie, deny it, and attack! — sylib (@sylib) May 16, 2016 @BrianLehrer 1. Wall the coun


 2016-05-16  22m

Obama Goes To College

President Obama delivered both the Howard and Rutgers University commencement speeches. Jelani Cobb, associate professor of history and the director of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut and staff writer for The New Yorker, a


 2016-05-16  36m

30 Issues | Week 5 Recap: Is Political Correctness Helping or Harming Us?

Catch up on what we learned during Week 4 of #30 Issues... Hit "play" above to hear all of our #30Issues segments from this week on political correctness, back-to-back. You'll hear: The Politicized History of Political Correctness Against PC: The 'Politic


 2016-05-13  1h14m

Bridgegate Co-conspirators Release Delayed

WNYC and NYPR's Matt Katz, author of American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption (Threshold Editions, 2016), discusses the list of Bridgegate co-conspirators, which was expected to be released by noon today, but which was held up by a federa


 2016-05-13  12m

Using Jazz to Explain the Multiverse

John Coltrane was inspired by Einstein, putting physics and geometry at the core of his music. Stephon Alexander, professor of physics at Brown University, jazz musician and author of The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure o


 2016-05-13  14m

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Author Sherman Alexie, The History of Political Correctness, Impeachment in Brazil

A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Author Sherman Alexie (First) | The History of Political Correctness (Starts at 17:45) | Impeachment in Brazil (Starts at 41:55) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTu


 2016-05-13  1h7m

30 Issues | Defending (and Defining) Political Correctness

Steven Petrow, modern-day etiquette columnist who writes the "Civilities" column for The Washington Post, makes a case for political correctness in society and discusses his experiences with the issue as a purveyor of good manners advice. "We use that ph


 2016-05-13  24m

Republicans Get in Line Behind Trump

New York Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer and Shane Goldmacher, political reporter for POLITICO, discuss GOP developments around the "normalization" of Donald Trump the nominee.


 2016-05-13  26m