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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The Campaign Finance Laws that Sparked the De Blasio Probe


Mayor de Blasio is under investigation for his fundraising apparatus. Is this unsavory politics as usual or is it illegal, unsavory politics as usual? Laura Nahmias, who reports on City Hall for POLITICO, discusses the state laws that have brought into q


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 2016-04-25  21m
 
 

GOP Delegate Rules Have Always Been Rigged


Elizabeth Drew, veteran journalist and the author of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall (The Overlook Press, 2014), discusses the nuts and bolts of getting primary votes to getting delegate vote at the party conventions.


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 2016-04-25  32m
 
 

Headlines That Got Lost in the NY Primary Shuffle


Last week, we were pretty preoccupied. We had the rare opportunity to cover a local primary that actually mattered for the first time in several presidential election cycles. So now we want to look back at some of the stories in the news that we may have


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 2016-04-25  19m
 
 

30 Issues | Week 2 Recap: Who Should Pay How Much in Taxes?


"Read my lips: no more taxes." Those iconic words were uttered by then-presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention. This week on #30Issues, we're asking: who should pay how much in taxes? But before we get into what


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 2016-04-22  47m
 
 

Evolving Kosher


Just in time for Passover, Roger Horowitz, food historian, director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware and the author of Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Mo


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 2016-04-22  11m
 
 

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Tubman on the $20, Liang’s Downgraded Conviction, Sharon Olds' Poetry


A few of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Tubman on the $20 (First) | Liang’s Downgraded Conviction (Starts at 32:16) | Sharon Olds’ Poetry (Starts at 50:18) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can


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 2016-04-22  1h6m
 
 

Everyday Acts of Sexism


Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project and the author of Everyday Sexism (A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin, 2016), started gathering women's stories of the daily encounters that left them feeling diminished by sexism. Four years


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 2016-04-22  16m
 
 

30 Issues | Comparing the Presidential Candidates' Tax Plans


How would your taxes change under a Trump presidency? Tony Nitti, partner at WithumSmith and Brown and a contributor to Forbes.com, focusing on tax policy, court decisions and planning opportunities, walks us through the tax plans of each of the presiden


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 2016-04-22  16m
 
 

Mayor de Blasio Says East New York Won't Turn Out Like Bushwick


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about the new housing plan for East New York and other city news. When asked about the investigations into the Board of Elections and the recent suspension of a chief clerk, the Mayor expressed his frustration and


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 2016-04-22  21m
 
 

A New York City Earth Day Check-In


It's Earth Day! We're checking in on New York City's climate resiliency plans. Eddie Bautista, executive director of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance and former director of the Mayor’s Office of City Legislative Affairs, said Mayor de Bla


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 2016-04-22  21m