Brian Lehrer hosted a forum with seven mayoral hopefuls "2013 Race for Mayor: What's in it for Low-Income New Yorkers?" sponsored by The Community Service Society (CSS) sponsored the event in partnership with Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, the Center for Popular Democracy, and United New York. Full audio above.
Twenty years ago last month, tennis great Arthur Ashe called the show to comment on the competing, and possibly converging, visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. This week, former NYC mayor David Dinkins, now professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University, spoke with Brian about his friend Arthur Ashe.
Each year, The Brian Lehrer Show interviews the filmmakers behind the Oscar-nominated documentary features. Here we've compiled all five interviews into one podcast.
Below, some of the Brian Lehrer Show's favorite recent segments about love and relationships, from advice on finding a date to some surprising research on why we fall in love.
President Barack Obama delivered the first State of the Union speech tonight of his 2nd term tonight. Brian Lehrer special guests Emily Bazelon and David Plotz of Slate's "Politics Gabfest" live-chatted during the address.