The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Town Halls Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/31178/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Legislators across the country have been holding town hall meetings about health care reform--and it's been quite an experience. Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and the author of Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, and Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer, president and founder of AmericaSpeaks, talk about the history of the town hall format.