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The News Olympics Prize

Friday, August 20, 2004

A Brian Lehrer Show t-shirt!


The attire of champions


The 'other side' of champions

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CB Radio

Friday, August 20, 2004

MW writes: I'm curious about Chris, who's doing a wonderful job subbing for Brian. Chris's vocal quality is unique, and I like his his on-air personality. Put his photo on your website! Thanks.


With CB at the helm, you'll never run adrift

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Not So Silly Season

Thursday, August 19, 2004

The silly season hasn't seemed all that silly this year. What with the Governor McGreevey scandal and the recent intelligence hearings in Congress. But we producers are finding the majority of potential show guests have finally packed up and gone on vacation. Given that, we thought it ...

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A Touch of Class

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Inspired by a positive review in the New York Times, one of us just caught the new reality show on Fox, “Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy” and can’t stop going on about it. In the episode rebroadcast last night, the two mothers live in such disparate worlds: ...

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You Already Paid For It!

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Errol Louis wrapped up his tour as guest host today with a 'super nerd' conversation with Dr. Michael Dolfman of the New York office of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Despite the somewhat dry subject matter, the phones lit up with your calls, proving that some people ...

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Michael Moore Strikes Again

Monday, August 16, 2004

While filming Fahrenheit 911 Michael Moore sent out a producer to speak to Rep. Porter Goss, the results never made it into the movie and ended up on the cutting room floor. However since President Bush nominated the Congressman to the post of Director of ...

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Jim Dandy

Friday, August 13, 2004

OK, we have now all duly noted that Jim McGreevey's campaign slogan in 2001 was "straight talk"...But how long has this been going on?

Gordon Bishop of the Atlantic Highlands Herald insinuated it last May.

WNYC's own Bob Hennelly told us today:

"I will say that I was told ...

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Thursday, August 12, 2004

This is the blog entry we writing just before Jim McGreevey made his speech this afternoon:

By now you must know that James McGreevey has resigned as Governor of New Jersey. But do you remember that he's the sixth governor in four years? The others were Christie Whitman (resigned to ...

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Not just for kids

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

A story broke after the show about Toys R Us getting its etch-a-sketch all shaken up by Wal mart.

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Watch and Learn

Monday, August 09, 2004

News that a European group will monitor the Presidential elections might be a little humbling for the powers that be. Officials from the OSCE will send over observers to monitor balloting in November to avoid potential irregularities. Although the US signed up to an agreement to monitor ...

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All Dressed Up....?

Friday, August 06, 2004

Casual Fridays have extended themselves into Thursdays, Wednesdays and even Mondays! What does it say about our productivity in a global economy? Would July’s employment numbers have been better if we had better dress sense?

One anonymous Public Radio employee told us that she would not give ...

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Ridge over Troubled Waters?

Thursday, August 05, 2004

Tomorrow on the show: WNYC's Chris Bannon welcomes Admiral James Loy, Deputy Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. He'll be our first guest from the Department since it was created in November 2002.

The New York Times ran a blistering editorial about Tom Ridge's periodic terror alerts ...

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What To Do When You're Expecting Elephants?

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Q: What do you do when you're expecting elephants in just a few weeks' time?

A: Roll out the red carpet, put the china in the attic, and get ready for a wild ride!

Now that the Democratic Convention in Boston is behind us, we're thinking a lot about how ...

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Hospital Horrors

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

We’re still catching up on some of the news we missed during last week's all-consuming convention coverage. A few days ago, a study found 195,000 Americans die of medical errors a year – the 6th leading cause of deaths. The story drew many stories from listeners today and inspired some of these emails. Let us know what you think.

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The Monday After

Monday, August 02, 2004

Here are some left-over photos from the end of last week. We saved them for you because they're so good!

Friday

The BBC's Robin Lustig chats with Brian & Co at WBUR. Just passing through, old chap!

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The Ghosts in the Machine

Friday, July 30, 2004

Today was the first time in a week we covered anything other than the convention – albeit for the last 20 minutes. We’ll be back to our normal coverage by Monday (though the convention news will invariably crop up in the politics roundup).

I must say it was ...

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The Blogger Becomes the Blogged!

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Deutsche Welle's website has included the Brian Lehrer Show Blog in a feature on convention bloggers (in German).


It's always Brian Lehrer Show time on the web

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It's Getting Hot in Here

Thursday, July 29, 2004

It's 5:26 pm and for the first time, this blogger has enocuntered a line of more than two minutes to enter the Fleet Center. Apparently one of the two main entrances has been closed, and demonstrators and police are gathering at the perimeter.

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John! Hillary! Robert (Reich)!

Thursday, July 29, 2004

John Kerry did a dry run today on the main podium this morning at about 11:45...

Hillary did her first 'in studio' with us today

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The Final Push

Thursday, July 29, 2004

[unity, unity, unity]
Coming up this morning: Hillary Clinton and Elliott Spitzer. Listen for any chink in their message of unity. As one reporter remarked to us yesterday, all this talk of getting together behind one candidate is making things awfully boring for us! We know, everyone wants to put the bruising '01 mayoral and '02 gubernatorial primaries behind them--not to mention unseat Bush--but you gotta give us some red meat!

[political buttons]

Taking poetic license with Teresa's words

[Stakeout: Louisbourg Square]

The Kerry-Heinz-Kerry (?) residence is somewhere near the far corner, according to a secret service agent

Also convening in Boston this week: followers of Falun Gong

This is what we see every day on the way to and from the Fleet Center


Kerry-Edwards not working for you? Try this.

What do you want to see? Email us!

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