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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 the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC

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 the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC
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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 the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC

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Episodes

Heroes and Villains of History

10/20/2017
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Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton (Penguin Press, 2005) and his new biography Grant (Penguin Press, 2017), talks about Ulysses S. Grant and how to recognize history's heroes while acknowledging their flaws. Ron will also be speaking at an event for NYU's Center for the Study of Transformative Lives (Kimmel Center between LaGuardia Place and Thompson Street) on Monday November 6 at 6 PM.

Duration: 00:16:45


Affordable Housing Crisis Ideas That Are So Crazy They Just Might Work

10/20/2017
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Throughout October in our People's Guide to Power: Real Estate Edition series, we've been exploring all the ways the city has tried - and is still trying - to solve the affordable housing crisis. WNYC reporter Jessica Gould talks about some ideas of how to solve it that are so crazy they just might work.

Duration: 00:14:47


Fall Culture Moment: Dance

10/20/2017
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WNYC dance critic Marina Harss previews some dance performance picks for the fall season. Below are the shows Marina mentions in the segment:

Duration: 00:08:46


Fall Culture Moment: Dance

10/20/2017
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WNYC dance critic Marina Harss previews some dance performance picks for the fall season. Below are the shows Marina mentions in the segment:

Duration: 00:08:46


Heroes and Villains of History

10/20/2017
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Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton (Penguin Press, 2005) and his new biography Grant (Penguin Press, 2017), talks about Ulysses S. Grant and how to recognize history's heroes while acknowledging their flaws. Ron will also be speaking at an event for NYU's Center for the Study of Transformative Lives (Kimmel Center between LaGuardia Place and Thompson Street) on Monday November 6 at 6 PM.

Duration: 00:16:45


Parsing Pence

10/20/2017
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Jane Mayer, staff writer for The New Yorker and the author Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right (Doubleday, 2016), looks into Vice President Pence’s influence on the president, including the V.P.’s ties to the Koch brothers.

Duration: 00:15:45


Back from North Korea

10/20/2017
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Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist and the co-author of A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity (Vintage, 2015), reports on his recent visit to North Korea and other news. Also make sure to follow him on Facebook, where you'll be able to follow his work and sign up for newsletter.

Duration: 00:14:42


Parsing Pence

10/20/2017
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Jane Mayer, staff writer for The New Yorker and the author Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right (Doubleday, 2016), looks into Vice President Pence’s influence on the president, including the V.P.’s ties to the Koch brothers.

Duration: 00:15:45


Keith Olbermann on the NFL, Patriotism and Propaganda

10/19/2017
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Keith Olbermann, veteran of MSNBC and ESPN, now host of GQ's web series The Resistance and the author of Trump is F*cking Crazy: (This is Not a Joke) (Blue Rider Press, 2017), sounds the alarm about the state of the American democracy.

Duration: 00:18:53


Fall Culture Moment: Theater

10/19/2017
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Sara Holdren, New York Magazine theater critic, talks about the theater she's excited to see this fall. Mementos Mori Manual Cinema @ BAM (Next Wave Festival) -- October 18-21 (only till this Sunday!) Animal Wisdom Bushwick Starr -- October 11-November 4 People, Places & Things St. Ann's Warehouse -- October 19-November 19 Pride and Prejudice Cherry Lane Theatre -- November 7-December 15 Peter Pan Bedlam @ The Duke on 42nd St -- November 11-December 23 Haruki Murakami’s...

Duration: 00:09:03


Keith Olbermann on the NFL, Patriotism and Propaganda

10/19/2017
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Keith Olbermann, veteran of MSNBC and ESPN, now host of GQ's web series The Resistance and the author of Trump is F*cking Crazy: (This is Not a Joke) (Blue Rider Press, 2017), sounds the alarm about the state of the American democracy.

Duration: 00:18:53


Fall Culture Moment: Theater

10/19/2017
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Sara Holdren, New York Magazine theater critic , talks about the theater she's excited to see this fall.

Duration: 00:09:03


Fall Culture Moment: Theater

10/19/2017
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Sara Holdren, New York Magazine theater critic , talks about the theater she's excited to see this fall.

Duration: 00:09:03


Keith Olbermann Isn't Joking

10/19/2017
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Keith Olbermann, veteran of MSNBC and ESPN, now host of GQ's web series The Resistance and the author of Trump is F*cking Crazy: (This is Not a Joke) (Blue Rider Press, 2017), sounds the alarm about the state of the American democracy.

Duration: 00:18:53


Keith Olbermann Isn't Joking

10/19/2017
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Keith Olbermann, veteran of MSNBC and ESPN, now host of GQ's web series The Resistance and the author of Trump is F*cking Crazy: (This is Not a Joke) (Blue Rider Press, 2017), sounds the alarm about the state of the American democracy.

Duration: 00:18:53


Sen. Gillibrand on the EPA, Puerto Rico Relief and More

10/19/2017
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks about the EPA nominee, Puerto Rico relief efforts, the #MeToo campaign and more.

Duration: 00:14:33


Sen. Gillibrand on the EPA, Puerto Rico Relief and More

10/19/2017
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks about the EPA nominee, Puerto Rico relief efforts, the #MeToo campaign and more.

Duration: 00:14:33


Sen. Gillibrand on the EPA, Puerto Rico Relief and More

10/19/2017
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks about the EPA nominee, Puerto Rico relief efforts, the #MeToo campaign and more.

Duration: 00:14:33


Sen. Gillibrand on the EPA, Puerto Rico Relief and More

10/19/2017
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks about the EPA nominee, Puerto Rico relief efforts, the #MeToo campaign and more.

Duration: 00:14:33


Second New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate

10/19/2017
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Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, recaps the second debate between Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno.

Duration: 00:13:22

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