20th Anniversary Show

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Friday, September 25, 2009

The Brian Lehrer Show is celebrating two decades on the air. On the 20th anniversary, live from WNYC’s Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore talks about his latest target--capitalism. Plus, a news quiz of the past 20 years with a host of special guests. And 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with a discussion about retaining youth and preventing brain drain from NYC and New Jersey.

See Brian's 20-Year Slideshow!

The Brian Lehrer Show is celebrating two decades on the air. Here what some of the other hosts at WNYC have to say about Brian's 20 years at the station.


Michael Moore

Capitalism: A Love Story

Along with Brian, filmmaker Michael Moore is also celebrating a 20 year anniversary: 1989 saw the release of his first film, Roger and Me. His latest documentary is Capitalism: A Love Story.

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30 Issues Day 5: NY and NJ Brain Drain

The Greene Space is full of 20-year-olds today, and the 30 Issues in 30 Days series takes a look at how New York and New Jersey can best remain an attractive and affordable place for young people. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Bob Hennelly discuss, along with Joel Kotkin professor at ...

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20 Year News Quiz

A 20-year news quiz looks at some of the biggest stories that Brian has covered - or missed while on vacation - since 1989. Guest quizmasters include WNYC President Laura Walker; Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page; actress Rosie Perez; Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice; author Sarah Vowell; Brian's long-lost ...

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Democracy's Living Room: Twenty and Counting

To celebrate 20 years on air, the BL Show has invited 20-year olds from around New York to join us in the Greene Space. They share their thoughts on how the world has changed over the course of their lifetime, and what to expect from the next two decades.

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