Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The death of Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD officers last month has triggered a backlash against police commissioner Bill Bratton and his "broken windows" policing strategy. Bill Bratton depended his department on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show Tuesday morning. Later that day, Brian analyzed the interview.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
WNYC’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes uptown to the historic Apollo Theater Sunday, January 19, 2014.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Inspired by Ken Burns' call to action, we made our own video of the Gettysburg Address as read by Brian Lehrer, Brooke Gladstone of On The Media, Studio 360's Kurt Andersen, and other producers from WNYC.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
By Beth Fertig
On Thursday's The Brian Lehrer Show, New York Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch acknowledged this is a "very stressful time" for schools because of the shift to higher learning standards known as the Common Core, and the tests that come with them. She cautioned New Yorkers not to be discouraged by this year's low test scores because the state is "in a moment of transition."
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Were you paying attention in 2012? Test your memory of the the serious and not-so-serious news of the year with Brian and guest quiz-master Ken Jennings!