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 History of Memorial Day


Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About History" series and In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives (reprint, Square Fish, 2019), talks about the origins of Memorial Day. Happy Memoria


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Foster Youth Stories


Virginia Vitzthum, editor of Represent, a national magazine by and for youth in foster care, talks about the stories shared in the magazine and the awards for Youth in Foster Care. Pauline Gordon, former award winner who works in social services with fos


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#AsktheMayor: Eric Garner; Taxi Medallions; Affordable Housing; Libraries


Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor , takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC. We discuss: Eric Garner, Taxi Medallions Affordable Housing: Homelessness; Libraries; Campaign Trip Security Payments


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Trump and Deutsche Bank


Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy and host of the Trump, Inc. podcast at WNYC, explores the long relationship between President Trump and his longtime lender, Deutsche Bank.


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What London Can Teach NYC About Congestion Pricing


New York City will make history when it becomes the first city in the country to implement congestion pricing. Bobby Cuza, political reporter for NY1, and Tony Travers, visiting professor in the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Depa


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Observing Ramadan in 2019


For millions of Muslims, Ramadan means no eating and no drinking during daylight hours for a full month. We ask observers how they are balancing the act of honoring Ramadan while leading busy lives.


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Buying Influence is a Bipartisan Issue


Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, junior United States Senator from Rhode Island and author of Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy, talks about how corporations, through dark money, buy political influence on every level of the governmen


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Race and Specialized High School Admissions


Ahead of Thursday's public hearing in Manhattan, New York Senator John Liu (D, 11-Queens), chair of the NYC Education Committee, talks about Albany's role in addressing diversity in NYC schools, including proposals to change the admissions process at the


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Our Hair, Our Stories


Rohina Hoffman, fine art photographer, neurologist and author of Hair Stories (Damiani, 2019), explores the significance of women's hair through her art and interviews with women of varying ages and ethnicities. When my mother started losing her hair due


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India and Australia's Polarizing Leaders Will Likely Remain


Krishna Andavolu, correspondent for Vice News Tonight, and Jamie Tarabay, a correspondent for The New York Times based in Sydney, Australia, discuss the dramatic election results in India and Australia, and take listener calls.


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