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The Brian Lehrer Show
Who Owns Guns in New Jersey?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 31:55


Michael Anestis, associate professor at the Rutgers School of Public Health and the executive director of the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center, talks about the recent report that looked into who owns firearms in New Jersey, how many they own, and why they say they own a gun.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Fall Baseball is Here

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 18:23


With the playoffs approaching, it's a good year to be a New York baseball fan. Deesha Thosar, MLB writer for Fox Sports who covers the Mets and Yankees, previews what fall baseball will look like for the Mets and Yanks, plus talks about Aaron Judge's home run-filled season and previews rule changes that are going into effect next season.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Inside the Trump Presidency

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 31:54


Susan Glasser, staff writer for The New Yorker and CNN global affairs analyst and Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for The New York Times and political analyst for MSNBC talk about their new book, The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 (Doubleday, 2022), a detailed account of the four years of the Trump presidency. Plus, they offer analysis of current national news. →EVENT: Susan Glasser and Peter Baker will be speaking to historian Douglas Brinkley about The Divider next Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 at the New York Historical Society. In-person tickets are sold out, but livestreaming tickets are still available.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Cameras in the Subway Cars

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 27:27


Earlier this week Gov. Hochul announced a plan to put cameras in every single subway car, citing people's fear of crime on the trains as a reason. Stephen Nessen, transportation reporter for the WNYC Newsroom, talks about the civil liberties concerns this has raised, how much crime is actually happening in the system and if experts think it would help. Plus, Donna Lieberman, executive director for the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), shares her organization's privacy concerns with the plan for cameras in subway cars.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Brian Lehrer Weekend: COVID Brain Fog; UNGA and Climate; Thanking a Stranger

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 71:30


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. When COVID Gives You 'Brain Fog' (First) | Oxfam America CEO on the UNGA and Climate (Starts at 27:10) | Thanking a Stranger (Starts at 59:20) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Thanking a Stranger

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 15:43


Decades ago, NPR contributor and contributing editor at Esquire A.J. Jacobs and his sister got horribly lost in remote Alaska. Recently, he's been trying to find the group of strangers who came to his aid that day. A.J. shares this story, which he's written up in The New York Times, and listeners share their stories of the long-lost strangers they want to thank. → Sending Out an S.O.S. @BrianLehrer 2 wks after HS grad in 69 I almost drowned at the Jersey shore. A classmate whom I didn't know but was there because he knew one of the other girls was brave enough to pull me in when I was unable to help myself. Wish I could remember his name. — MsGadfly (@KarenBa80051817) September 22, 2022 @BrianLehrer When I was about 11 years old I went to Long Beach with my friend & parents. I'm not sure why I was by myself in the water, but a wave hit me, I couldn't get footing - I was panicking and probably drowning. Someone - not a lifeguard pulled me out. Forever grateful. — Mike recommends checking sources & applying logic (@MLNY) September 22, 2022 A stranger noticed I hadn't properly locked my bike so they locked it with their own lock and left a typed note under my seat with instructions on how to unlock their lock. — Danielle Carrick (@DanieC) September 22, 2022 I would thank two women at Co-op City in the Bronx. I had driven there—taking my elderly father home—but once out of the car I had to hold him up as he was unable to stand. These passersby climbed into my car and pulled my father into the back seat. — Phil Kalina 😐 #GetVaccinated & Boosted (@pkalina) September 22, 2022 @BrianLehrer thank you to the bus driver the week after 9/11 who found my phone on his bus! and took the time to drive the bus to meet me where i was at the end of his shift! nyc always gives us her best! xo — dale b. cohen (@dalebcohen) September 22, 2022 57 years ago I fell through the ice while skating in Chicago and four young hockey players pulled me out. It was only a few months ago that I found a list of their names in the “baby book“ my mother had made for me. I asked on Facebook if anybody knew them. I found & thanked them — MichaelSzuflita (@MichaelSzuflita) September 22, 2022 @BrianLehrer about 18 years ago I got off a redeye from CA and took a cab home. I had my bag on the backseat but my laptop bag was at my feet against the partition. I left it in the cab. Bad enough, but worse, my immigration papers were in there. 1/2 — Eddie Brannan (@eddiebrannan) September 22, 2022

The Brian Lehrer Show
51 Council Members in 52 Weeks: District 37, Sandy Nurse

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 28:25


The majority of the New York City Council members are new and are part of a class that is the most diverse and progressive in city history. Over the next year Brian Lehrer will get to know all 51 members. This week, Council member Sandy Nurse talks about her priorities for District 37, which includes Cypress Hills, Bushwick, City Line, Ocean Hill, Brownsville, East New York. Catch up with all the interviews here.

The Brian Lehrer Show
What's Happening at the UNGA

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 36:34


The world's leaders are in town for the United Nations General Assembly. Nahal Toosi, senior correspondent for foreign affairs and national security for Politico, and Gideon Rose, distinguished fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, the former editor of Foreign Affairs and author of How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle (Simon & Schuster, 2010), recap the major themes so far, which include the war in Ukraine, China's relationship to the US and others and the many looming conflicts happening around the world.

The Brian Lehrer Show
NY Attorney General Sues Trump

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 6:46


Jon Campbell, Albany reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, talks about the breaking news that New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Donald Trump, his company, and some of his adult children alleging fraud.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Adnan Syed Released From Prison

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 20:27


The subject of Serial's first season, Adnan Syed, has been released from prison after 20 years. Sarah Koenig, host and co-creator of "Serial," joins us to discuss the news. →Serial, Season 1, Episode 13: Adnan is Out (Sept. 20, 2022)

The Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC's New Sounds Turns 40

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 18:44


John Schaefer, host of WNYC's New Sounds, discusses his show's 40th anniversary and previews some fall music events to look out for.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Colonialism and The Commonwealth of Nations

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 16:06


Ishaan Tharoor, foreign affairs columnist at The Washington Post, discusses the history of colonization and the Commonwealth of Nations and what the Commonwealth's future might hold.

The Brian Lehrer Show
51 Council Members in 52 Weeks: District 38, Alexa Avilés

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 20:55


The majority of the New York City Council members are new and are part of a class that is the most diverse and progressive in city history. This year Brian Lehrer will get to know all 51 members. Today, Councilmember Alexa Avilés talks about her priorities for District 38, which includes parts of Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and portions of Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Borough Park. @NYCCouncil38 Council member Alexa Avilés' "show-and-tell" item is... Sunset Park!! https://t.co/ztzSkP20YC — The Brian Lehrer Show and A Daily Politics Podcast (@BrianLehrer) September 21, 2022 Catch up with all the interviews here.

The Brian Lehrer Show
A Push for Peace in Yemen

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 26:25


As world leaders gather in New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, Tim Lenderking, U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen, talks about a recent trip to Yemen, the struggles of Yemeni refugees and ongoing peace talks in the region.

Rehoboth Social podcast
S2 Ep309: Marissa Levy Lerer - Listening Booth

Rehoboth Social podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 61:31


Great to sit down and chat about The Listening Booth. Trying to bring live music to Delaware.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The U.S. Surgeon General on Mental Health, COVID and More

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 25:08


U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks about why he is prioritizing the nation's mental health, especially among young people, plus talks about the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Why Venezuelans Are Seeking Political Asylum

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 35:02


Many of the people who have arrived in New York City in search of asylum are from Venezuela. Maryann Tharappel, attorney in charge of Immigrant and Refugee Services at Catholic Charities Community Services of the Archdiocese of New York, explains the asylum seeking process. And William Neuman, former New York Times reporter and Andes region bureau chief, now the author of Things Are Never So Bad That They Can't Get Worse: Inside the Collapse of Venezuela (St. Martin's Press, 2022) discusses the conditions in Venezuela that are leading many people to leave to seek asylum here in the United States.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Hurricane Fiona Update

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 28:23


Yarimar Bonilla, director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) and professor of Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies at Hunter College, discusses the latest on Hurricane Fiona, including severe flooding and power outages in Puerto Rico, how the deadly storm is traveling through the Caribbean, plus listeners with personal ties to affected areas call in.

The Brian Lehrer Show
#BLTrees: A Year in the Life (September)

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 20:58


We check in on our year-long project #BLTrees, following the seasons through the trees around us with Marielle Anzelone, urban botanist and ecologist and the founder of NYC Wildflower Week. This month, she and Brandi Cannon-Force, botanist and science educator, talk about the many trees that bear fruit -- the kinds we eat, like apples, and the kinds we don't, like sweetgum balls.   #bltrees @nycbotanist #wildflowerhourMajestic MapleLooking GORGEOUS! pic.twitter.com/iCAFFfMsMj — Lisa Smith (@lgjsmith) September 15, 2022 #BLTrees Here are my September photos of:1. Japanese maple, front yard;2. Sugar maple, back yard. pic.twitter.com/dXJ88xcRkm — Bill Bartosik (@BillBartosik) September 15, 2022 Trying to survive what the summer #BLTrees pic.twitter.com/gfnf8G1Zrl — Simone Bell (@SymoneBe) September 10, 2022 @corbe27 #BLtrees - My Bronx St. tree gearing up for Fall pic.twitter.com/V6dh0i46AH — Corbde (@corbe27) September 16, 2022 Observed but failed to post my #bltrees this summer. Sept, Aug, July looking happy pic.twitter.com/glJhF4Qe9t — Lyna (@LynaSaid) September 16, 2022 Happy September from Holmdel Ginkgo! Have survived the drought and avoided the Spotted Lanternflies so far. Stay safe everyone. @BrianLehrer #BLTrees pic.twitter.com/aQZf22DCWi — Ana (@AnaCVW) September 19, 2022

The Brian Lehrer Show
Updates on Your Work Life

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 13:05


The Partnership for New York City surveyed more than 160 employers in Manhattan and their recent findings indicate that hybrid schedules are popular for office workers in the city, with 49% reporting to their workplace on an average weekday. Listeners call in to share what their work lives have been like recently.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Right to Shelter in NYC and the Future of NYCHA

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 28:09


David Brand, senior reporter and editor covering housing and homelessness at City Limits, shares updates on the continued fallout of the arsenic scandal at NYCHA and the city's right to shelter as asylum seekers arrive.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Monday Morning Midterm Politics

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 41:49


Steven Shepard, senior campaign and elections editor and chief polling analyst for Politico, shares his analysis on the state of the midterm elections, including a recent New York Times/Siena poll where Democrats appeared stronger than some thought, and how the issue of migrants seeking asylum is playing out in campaigns. Plus, Nancy Solomon, WNYC reporter and editor, host of the “Ask Governor Murphy” monthly call-in show and of the new podcast "Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery, talks about her reporting on the tight Congressional race in NJ-7, between Tom Kean Jr. and the incumbent, Tom Malinowski.

The Brian Lehrer Show
When COVID Gives You 'Brain Fog'

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 26:40


Ed Yong, staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers science, shares his reporting on brain fog, what he calls one of long COVID's "most misunderstood symptoms."

The Brian Lehrer Show
The People's Guide To Power: New York's New Electoral Maps

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 48:01


WNYC/Gothamist senior political reporter Brigid Bergin hosts a conversation about how recent redistricting has changed what politics and campaigning looks like in New York. NYC's New District LinesFirst, we'll take a look at the new electoral map being drawn up for New York City. Dennis Walcott, chair of the New York City Council Redistricting Commission and CEO and president of the Queens Public Library, joins to discuss the new district lines, and the process that's gone into shaping them. Meaningful Representation For Communities Of InterestNext, Jerry Vattamala, democracy program director at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund unpacks the community advocacy that's gone into the redistricting process, and why his group is pushing to keep Asian American communities 'whole'. [Begins at 24:16] Reporter Roundtable: Policy, Power and RedistrictingThen, NY1 political reporter Emily Ngo, and Ben Max, executive editor of Gotham Gazette and the host of the Max Politics podcast, break down what the new district lines could mean for the politics and policy ambitions of New York's local, state and federal legislators. [Begins at 35:25] Visit The People's Guide To Power for more information and episodes.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Brian Lehrer Weekend: Lin Manuel Miranda, Andy Borowitz , Biden's Cancer Moonshot

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2022 80:04


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Lin-Manuel Miranda On Politics, Art and Mentorship (First) | Andy Borowitz on Ignorance (Starts at 7:12) | Inside Biden's 'Cancer Moonshot' Initiative (Starts at 36:38) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Latest January 6th Committee Updates

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 31:31


Zachary Cohen, national security reporter for CNN, joins with the latest updates on the January 6th Committee's investigation.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Should Alcohol Come With a Warning Label?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 25:21


Marissa G. Hall, assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School's Department of Health Behavior, faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center and a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the link between alcohol and cancer, and why better warning labels might be effective in helping consumers make better choices for their health.

The Brian Lehrer Show
NYC's Right to Shelter, Migrants Seeking Asylum and the Housing Crisis

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 39:18


Errol Louis, political anchor of Spectrum NY1 News, host of Inside City Hall, New York Magazine columnist and host of the podcast You Decide, explains NYC's right to shelter and looks at the larger issue of the affordable housing crisis and the political gamesmanship involving migrants being bused to the City from Texas.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Has Your Style Changed Since the Pandemic?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 12:33


The pandemic has caused many people to make changes in their lives for various reasons. Listeners call in to share how what they wear has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Trouble With College Rankings

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 36:24


The influential college rankings from U.S. News & World Report were released earlier this week and Columbia University dropped from number 2 to 18.  Francie Diep, senior reporter covering money in higher education for The Chronicle of Higher Education, reports on the incident, which involved one of Columbia's own professors questioning the data, and what it reveals about the college ranking system as a whole.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Updates on Russia's Partial Withdrawal in Ukraine

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 25:16


More than six months into Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian forces have reclaimed large swaths of territory in the northeastern Kharkiv region. Masha Gessen, New Yorker staff writer and the author of Surviving Autocracy (Riverhead Books, 2020), discusses the latest news and how Russian politicians and media are spinning the retreat.

The Brian Lehrer Show
NJ's Single-Use Bag Ban Runs Into Some Problems

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 18:12


New Jersey single-use plastic and paper bag ban went into effect earlier this year, but it has had some unintended side effects. New Jersey State Senator Bob Smith (D-District 17), chair of the Senate environment and energy committee, talks about how they might amend the law to cut down on the large number of reusable grocery bags people are hanging on to.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Nina and Ruth

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 30:41


Nina Totenberg, NPR legal correspondent and the author of Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships (Simon & Schuster, 2022), looks back on her 50-year friendship with the woman who would become a Supreme Court Justice and how they each fought to overcome barriers and face personal challenges.  

The Brian Lehrer Show
Inflation and You're Making Do

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 11:01


While gas prices may be coming down, recent data shows that inflation in many other categories is still very high. Listeners call in to share where they are feeling the squeeze the most and how they are coping. @BrianLehrer Sunday morning takeout (Queens): Sesame bagel w veggie cream cheese and smoked salmon and sliced red onion: $12 + Medium Iced Coffee $3.75 + sales tax: I handed the cashier a $20 bill and told her to put the change in the tip cup. Yikes! — Speak to Someone on the Telephone (@HerbSpeaks) September 14, 2022 @BrianLehrer one dollar books at alabaster books on 4th Ave are now $2! pic.twitter.com/raJ7zrORp4 — ttwc (@piippuuu) September 14, 2022 The @BrianLehrer Show is doing a call in re: inflation and listener Justina is pointing out the increase in the price of cat food. YES JUSTINA I have noticed this too — Kate Hinds (@katehinds) September 14, 2022 @BrianLehrer I am paying the higher price for eggs and compensating by buying cheaper gin (it all tastes the same to me)! — barbara raab (@bbabbo1) September 14, 2022

The Brian Lehrer Show
When Protecting a Coastline Means Demolishing a Park

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 19:35


New York State's South Battery Park Resiliency Project aims to protect the coastline from rising sea levels and flooding. But the plan has garnered criticism from some community residents because it would involve the demolition and reconstruction of Wagner Park. Samantha Maldonado, reporter at The City covering climate and resiliency, joins to discuss the project and its opposition.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The History of Biden and Obama's 'Bromance'

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 30:06


Gabriel Debenedetti, national correspondent at New York Magazine and author of The Long Alliance: The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama (Henry Holt and Co., 2022), joins to discuss his latest book on the unlikely partnership between former president Barack Obama and President Joe Biden and how it has transformed American politics.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The New York Times Investigates 'Failing' Private Hasidic Schools

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 48:58


A New York Times investigation found layers of problems at private religious schools in Hasidic communities in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley. Eliza Shapiro, New York Times reporter covering New York City education and Brian Rosenthal, investigative reporter on the Metro desk of The New York Times, report on their findings, plus talk about how the story has developed as politicians react and New York State has implemented new rules that will require more stringent standards for private schools.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Reading Prison Letters

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 23:58


Having written for the New York Times Magazine about the exoneration of a prisoner who wrote her a letter about his case, staff writer Emily Bazelon, co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School and author of Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration (Random House, 2019), received many more letters from others wishing to have their cases reexamined. She talks about the launch of the "Prison Letters Project" to read them all and make the information available, as well as a new newsletter.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Listeners Weigh in on 'Quiet Quitting'

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 17:45


Listeners call in to talk about whether they've engaged in "quiet quitting" at their job -- where they put in the minimum amount of effort to get by -- and how it's going over in their lives and with their employers.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Inside Biden's 'Cancer Moonshot' Initiative

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 42:58


In a speech on Monday, President Biden announced the next steps of his administration's so-called Cancer Moonshot initiative, which aims to prevent deaths from the disease. Sarah Owermohle, Washington correspondent at STAT News, and Barrett Rollins, MD, PhD, chief scientific officer emeritus at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and author of the forthcoming book In Sickness: A Memoir (Post Hill Press, November 2022), discuss the details of the president's initiative.

The Brian Lehrer Show
City Agencies Told to Tighten Their Belts

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 25:31


The Adams administration is ordering city agencies to significantly cut their budgets over the next couple of years. Elizabeth Kim, reporter who covers mayoral power for the People and Power team at Gothamist and WNYC, reports on how agencies might do this, and how it might affect city services.

The Brian Lehrer Show
PEN at 100

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 18:39


As PEN America celebrates its 100th year, Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America, the human rights and free expression organization, and Ayad Akhtar, president of PEN America, playwright and novelist and the author of Homeland Elegies: A Novel (Little, Brown and Company, 2020), talk about today's gathering of renowned writers from around the world to talk about drawing on the organization's history to fight threats to free expression going forward.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Andy Borowitz on Ignorance

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 29:22


Andy Borowitz, author, comedian, and creator of The New Yorker's “Borowitz Report,” a satirical news column, and the author of Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, 2022), talks about his new book that skewers politicians of the past 50 years.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The State of Food Insecurity in NYC

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 23:51


New data from City Harvest shows that visits to food pantries and soup kitchens in the first half of 2022 were up about 69 percent compared to 2019. Jilly Stephens, CEO of City Harvest, joins us to discuss rising food insecurity in the city.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Latest on State Abortion Restrictions

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 35:11


Michigan voters will decide whether the right to an abortion should be in the state's constitution and lawmakers in South Carolina failed to pass a near total abortion ban. Shefali Luthra, health reporter covering the intersection of gender and health care for The 19th, surveys the landscape of abortion-related news as the fallout from the Supreme Court's landmark opinion that overturned Roe v Wade continues.

The Brian Lehrer Show
The People's Guide To Power: New York Politics After 9/11

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 49:31


How have the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 changed the political landscape of New York? Senator Gillibrand On Securing Government Aid For Victims And First Responders:First, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) discusses how the events of 9/11 and its aftermath impacted her decision to seek elected office, and what political obstacles she faced in her efforts to secure aid money for those directly impacted by the attack. Muslim-American Identity And Activism After 9/11: Next, New York City Council Member Shahana Hanif (District 39) and Mariama James, community organizer and co-founder of the Coalition For a 100% Affordable World Trade Center Tower 5, talk about how the terror attack led them to activism, and how it changed the politics of Muslim-American identity. [Begins at 25:17] How The Media Covered The Crisis And Its Aftermath:Then, a look at how news coverage has molded the public narrative about that day, and how those narratives carry over to the political issues at play in this year's midterms. WNYC's Brian Lehrer and Errol Louis, political anchor of Spectrum NY1 News, host of Inside City Hall, New York Magazine columnist and host of the podcast You Decide discuss. [Begins at 41:30]   Visit The People's Guide To Power for more information and episodes.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Brian Lehrer Weekend: Electric Vehicles In California; The New COVID Booster; Today's Reconstruction

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 82:12


Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. California's Ban on Gas-Powered Car Sales (First) | What to Know About the New COVID Booster (Starts at 26:20) | Today's Reconstruction (Starts at 53:16) If you don't subscribe to the Brian Lehrer Show on iTunes, you can do that here.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Your Reflections on Queen Elizabeth II

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 21:32


Anne McElvoy, executive editor at The Economist and host of "The Economist Asks" podcast, reflects, along with listeners, on the Queen's life and legacy and this huge moment in the U.K., which also includes a new prime minister, Liz Truss.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Quitting Time: Why Transportation Workers are Leaving the Job

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 15:35


All week, the Brian Lehrer Show is checking in with jobs where workers are in short supply. Today, former transportation workers call in to talk about why they've left their jobs. This includes pilots and other airline workers, school bus drivers, public transit workers and others.

The Brian Lehrer Show
Music, Art and Mentorship with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Agustina San Martín

The Brian Lehrer Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 14:59


Songwriter, actor, director and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda and the filmmaker Agustina San Martín talk about their mentor/mentee relationship, the art, music and films they are working on and more. EVENT: Panel discussion at BAM with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Spike Lee, Carrie Mae Weems and others - Saturday, Sept. 10 at 11am