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Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.

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Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.

    The City's First Official Residential Trash Can

    The City's First Official Residential Trash Can

    Jessica Tisch, commissioner of the New York City Department of Sanitation, discusses NYC’s first "official trash can."

    • 28 min
    Thursday Morning Politics: The Buzz from the RNC

    Thursday Morning Politics: The Buzz from the RNC

    McKay Coppins recaps the happenings at the Republican National Convention and reflects on political violence in the United States.

    • 39 min
    Democracy's 'Shadow'

    Democracy's 'Shadow'

    Zack Beauchamp explores the resistance to democratic ideals that has always accompanied progress toward greater freedom.

    • 28 min
    Celebrating an American Anthem: 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    Celebrating an American Anthem: 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    Classical pianist Lara Downes previews a free outdoor concert in which she'll perform a new arrangement of George Gershwin's groundbreaking "Rhapsody in Blue."

    • 12 min
    Reporters Ask the Mayor: FDNY Chief Steps Down, Adams Gets Angsty With Press

    Reporters Ask the Mayor: FDNY Chief Steps Down, Adams Gets Angsty With Press

    Elizabeth Kim, Gothamist and WNYC reporter, recaps what mayor Adams discussed at this week's off-topic press conference.

    • 25 min
    Summer Bests, So Far

    Summer Bests, So Far

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

Lcilight ,

I start my day every day with Brian

I’ve been listening to The Brian Lehrer Show for decades, but now it’s even more important to me. It’s a one place that I am sure that what I am hearing is clear, unambiguous, and free of personal prejudice. Brian is infinitely.upbeat, understanding and very, very good at managing calls, particularly those that need stopping or redirecting Brian Lehr is a gem

c-j-a ,

Follow Me

Important topic!! Going further, consider a deep dive into how location tracking data is sold to brokers and eventually marketing companies. But worse it is also sold to scammers. Is there a program / phone app to “track” safely where your data is not sold?

JS from NYC ,

Brian, thought you were better than this

You had a woman on who said it is ok for people to break in and occupy Columbia because “thats what happens in protests”, you need to be better as a media host. Im really disappointed that you didnt even bring up the fact that jewish students werent allowed to go to class which is against federal law. You just took this ladies pro hatred talking points and didnt counter at all.

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