Brian Lehrer appears in the following:
Thursday, July 30, 2009
The Brian Lehrer Show revealed its winner for the Your Uncommon Economic Indicators video contest today in a live broadcast from The Greene Space. Judging the finalist were Mark Elijah Rosenberg from Rooftop Films, Thomas Keefe from The Blackout Film Festival and Marja Samson, owner of The Kitchen Club restaurant ...
Friday, July 24, 2009
Along with the various public officials and religious leaders arrested yesterday, 58-year-old Levy Izhak Rosenbaum of Brooklyn was charged with trying to arrange a kidney donation for $160,000. Anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes has investigated the illegal organ racket for almost a decade. She talks to Brian about how she blew the ...
Thursday, January 22, 2009
— WNYC's Brian Lehrer on Caroline Kennedy's decision to withdraw her name for consideration for the vacant New York senate seat
Monday, March 17, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Friday, February 29, 2008
On WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, Lorin Maazel, the music director of the New York Philharmonic, and John Schaefer , the host of WNYC's Soundcheck and New Sounds, debrief after the New York Philharmonic's trip to North Korea.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Saturday, September 22, 2007
New Yorkers are choosing up sides over Columbia University’s plan to hold a forum on Monday with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer says in his opinion, Columbia is doing the right thing.
Full disclosure: I’m a Columbia alum. That said, here are five reasons why the forum is for ...
Saturday, July 28, 2007
Politics and media junkies in New York have been obsessed this week with the scandal involving Governor Spitzer’s office trying to smear Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno. But for non-junkies, the case can be a confusing mess. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer has this listener’s guide to the scandal and some unsolicited ...
Monday, July 16, 2007
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said this week that he has a gut feeling a terrorist attack may be coming inside the U.S. sometime this summer. WNYC's Brian Lehrer hopes Chertoff's gut is as off base as his judgment can sometimes be.
Chertoff's gut feeling made national headlines, even though he ...
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the stunning step of leaving the Republican party and switching to unaffiliated. This certainly heightened the speculation that he's joining the presidential race despite his repeated denials.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The US Senate has postponed a vote on its controversial immigration bill until next month, but the floor debate is in full swing and groups across the political spectrum are weighing in. On his show, WNYC's Brian Lehrer has spent the last couple of days focusing in on key aspects ...
Sunday, May 13, 2007
It’s been an interesting week for Rudy Giuliani in the presidential race. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer says it should get more interesting before it gets dull.
Friday, May 11, 2007
Presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani told an audience at a small Christian university in Houston to look past his support for abortion, and see the other issues that unite him to conservative Republican values. His defense of his long-held position marks a shift in strategy since his ambivalent response to an ...
Saturday, March 10, 2007
A special election for New York City Council is being nullified, in part because of an interview on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show. Brian has some thoughts now on what happened in the Brooklyn race, and what should happen next.
LEHRER: The 40th City Council district in Central Brooklyn had a ...
Sunday, January 14, 2007
Sunday Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum, WNYC will be sponsoring an event called Looking for Martin: are Dr. King and His Dream still Relevant? WNYC’s Brian Lehrer will be one of the participants, and has these thoughts about one aspect of Dr. King’s legacy.
BRIAN LEHRER: If I were to say ...
Saturday, December 02, 2006
The police shooting in Queens one week ago this morning has caused outrage in New York’s Black community. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer wonders: where’s the outrage from other New Yorkers?
REPORTER: I don’t usually begin a commentary by stating my race. But in this case, I think it’s necessary. I’m white. White ...
Sunday, October 22, 2006
When Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village were sold to the highest bidder this week, there was a loud outcry from those concerned with our area’s affordable housing shortage. WNYC’s Brian Lehrer says one notable voice was a little more muted.
LEHRER: First, a little history. Stuy Town and Cooper Village ...