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The Brian Lehrer Show

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

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

Brian Lehrer Weekend: A Year in Resistance, Porn and the Presidency

1/19/2018
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In case you missed them, hear two of our favorite segments from the week: A Year in Resistance (First) | Porn and the Presidency (Starts 01:04:04) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

Brian Lehrer Weekend: A Year in Resistance, Porn and the Presidency

1/19/2018
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In case you missed them, hear two of our favorite segments from the week: A Year in Resistance (First) | Porn and the Presidency (Starts 01:04:04) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

Brian Lehrer Weekend: A Year in Resistance, Porn and the Presidency

1/19/2018
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In case you missed them, hear two of our favorite segments from the week: A Year in Resistance (First) | Porn and the Presidency (Starts 01:04:04) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

Ask the Mayor: Millionaire's Tax, Congestion Pricing and Legalizing Marijuana

1/19/2018
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls from listeners and discusses the millionaire's tax, congestion pricing and the impact of ride hailing services like Uber and Lyft in the city. BdB tells @BrianLehrer he still needs to see the full congestion pricing plan from Cuomo's panel (due out today), but from what he's seen so far it is an improvement from prior congestion pricing plans. BdB says he still wants a millionaires tax. January 19, 2018 .@NYCMayor first weigh-in on congestion...

Duration: 00:33:13


The Legacy of Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X

1/19/2018
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Ilyasah Shabazz, educator, author (Growing Up X) public speaker, and daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, and Marcus Gardley, poet and playwright, talk about the new production of "X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation" focused on the life and struggles of Betty Shabazz following the assassination of Malcolm X.

Duration: 00:25:43


The Legacy of Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X

1/19/2018
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Ilyasah Shabazz, educator, author (Growing Up X) public speaker, and daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, and Marcus Gardley, poet and playwright, talk about the new production of "X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation" focused on the life and struggles of Betty Shabazz following the assassination of Malcolm X.

Duration: 00:25:43


Confronting Sexual Abuse at USA Gymnastics

1/19/2018
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Alexandra Starr, WNYC reporter and contributor to Harper’s, discusses the latest developments in the trial of Larry Nassar, a former doctor for the USA Gymnastics team who has been accused of sexual abuse by over 140 women and girls. As a child gymnast, I marveled at the strength and resilience top gymnasts displayed on the floor before huge crowds. This week, I again applaud these same women for the same abilities, now on display in court. May rebounds abound for them all. January 19, 2018

Duration: 00:21:21


Breaking Down Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

1/18/2018
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Facing a $4.4B deficit, Governor Cuomo presented his budget plan this week. Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter, offer analysis.

Duration: 00:29:12


New Changes Are Coming to Your News Feed

1/18/2018
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Kurt Wagner, senior editor, social media, for Recode, explains the changes Facebook is making to its news feed plus how these changes will affect what users see, why the company is doing this and whether the fake news stories that popped up during the 2016 election have anything to do with this. You can also read his story about why these changes are unique on Recode. As a NJ business owner, I have seen the drastic changes in reach to customers using our Facebook page. Unless you...

Duration: 00:24:18


Bridging East and West

1/18/2018
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Gish Jen, novelist and author of The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap (Knopf, 2017), offers her take on the perennial question of what takes precedence, the community or the individual. Details about Gish Jen's event at the Museum of Chinese in America on January 24 found here.

Duration: 00:24:05


Bridging East and West

1/18/2018
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Gish Jen, novelist and author of The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap (Knopf, 2017), offers her take on the perennial question of what takes precedence, the community or the individual. Details about Gish Jen's event at the Museum of Chinese in America on January 24 found here.

Duration: 00:24:05


Bridging East and West

1/18/2018
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Gish Jen, novelist and author of The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap (Knopf, 2017), offers her take on the perennial question of what takes precedence, the community or the individual. Details about Gish Jen's event at the Museum of Chinese in America on January 24 found here.

Duration: 00:24:05


Breaking Down Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

1/18/2018
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Facing a $4.4B deficit, Governor Cuomo presented his budget plan this week. Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter, offer analysis.

Duration: 00:29:12


Breaking Down Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

1/18/2018
More
Facing a $4.4B deficit, Governor Cuomo presented his budget plan this week. Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter, offer analysis.

Duration: 00:29:12


The State of Trust in the News Media

1/18/2018
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Margaret Sullivan, media columnist with The Washington Post, discusses President Trump's "Fake News Awards" and Arizona Senator Jeff Flake's speech in which he criticized President Trump's reference to fake news and "alternative facts."

Duration: 00:32:30


The History Behind President Trump's First Year

1/17/2018
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Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, CNN political analyst, co-host of the podcast Politics and Polls, and author of the upcoming book The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment, puts Trump's first year into historical context and makes predictions for 2018.

Duration: 00:31:15


Gov. Phil Murphy's Inaugural Address

1/17/2018
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WNYC New Jersey reporter Karen Rouse talks about Gov. Phil Murphy's inaugural address and his first acts as New Jersey’s new governor.

Duration: 00:26:47


Porn and the Presidency

1/17/2018
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Michelle Goldberg, op-ed columnist for The New York Times and former Slate columnist, talks about how the president's own treatment of women and sex is informing and shaping the national conversation.

Duration: 00:26:47


Porn and the Presidency

1/17/2018
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Michelle Goldberg, op-ed columnist for The New York Times and former Slate columnist, talks about how the president's own treatment of women and sex is informing and shaping the national conversation.

Duration: 00:26:47


The History Behind President Trump's First Year

1/17/2018
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Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, CNN political analyst, co-host of the podcast Politics and Polls, and author of the upcoming book The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment, puts Trump's first year into historical context and makes predictions for 2018.

Duration: 00:31:28

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