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They Might Be Giants Play the Brian Lehrer Theme Live!

Monday, February 25, 2013

The band They Might Be Giants visited the studio, and played our theme live - a Brian Lehrer Show first! Listen to the full interview with TMBG here. (By the way, here's the original version of the theme from Marden Hill)

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WNYC News

Lhota: Discussion on Mayor's Race Began Last June

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

WNYC

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota said Wednesday that he began having "discussions" about running for office as early as last June, just months after he was sworn in as MTA chief. But Lhota said he made no decision until after Sandy.

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Spinning on Air

Spinning On Air in The Greene Space with Yoko Ono, John Zorn, and others

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Spinning On Air's 25th anniversary was celebrated in WNYC's Greene Space on November 14th. Special guests Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Zorn, Diane Cluck, Vashti Bunyan, Jean Rohe, Nels Cline, Isabel Castellvi, Anders Griffen, Ryan Maxwell, Pauline Kim, Conrad Harris, and Brian Lehrer joined David Garland for an evening of ...

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: How WNYC Celebrates Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

WNYC host Brian Lehrer, WQXR host Terrance McKnight, and On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone talk about how they celebrate Thanksgiving and share some of their favorite holiday recipes.

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Radiolab

A Calm Voice in the Storm

Thursday, November 01, 2012

A quick note of appreciation from Jad for WNYC's Hurricane Sandy coverage throughout a devastating storm, and difficult recovery, here in NYC.

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New Jersey News

Kevin Smith Says Growing Up in ‘Toxic Waste Dump’ NJ Emboldened Him to Create

Friday, October 12, 2012

Comic book guru Kevin Smith, a New Jersey native whose new TV “Comic Book Men” is set in the state, said growing up in the Garden State emboldened him to push himself artistically.

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Schoolbook

City Schools Bracing for Big Reforms

Friday, August 31, 2012

On WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, reporters Beth Fertig and Yasmeen Khan explain the new big initiatives that city parents, teachers and students will encounter this coming school year. The public schools are expanding their use of the Common Core learning standards. At the same time, there's a push to include more students with special needs in mainstream classes at all schools whenever possible.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: What Should Brian Read or Listen to on Vacation?

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Brian's off for his annual summer vacation starting tomorrow. As we do every year, we ask: What should Brian listen to or read on his trip? And please limit your suggestions to recent releases - we'll compile them below!

 Listen below to a mix of some of your picks - we'll add more as they come in.

Summer Vacation Picks from blshow on 8tracks.

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Schoolbook

City Sees Special Ed Reforms as Costly but Necessary

Monday, July 30, 2012

Speaking on WNYC, the city's chief academic officer, Shael Polakow-Suransky, said the city was opening its hot line this week for parents of special education students ahead of this fall's overhaul of special education programs. Listen to the conversation, and share your comments.

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The Takeaway

Brian Lehrer on the End of War

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Back in February The Brian Lehrer Show, which appears on our co-producing station WNYC, began a series. It was called “The End of War,” and it featured conversations about whether or not war is inevitable. On the last day of the series, we’re talking with host Brian Lehrer and John Horgan, the author of “The End of War,” the book that inspired the series.

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The Takeaway

Preview of the new Brian Lehrer Show series "End of War"

Monday, May 28, 2012

Is war inevitable? That question has been put to professionals from all backgrounds in the new Brian Lehrer Show series "End of War," which questions the conventional wisdom behind explanations for mass violence. Celeste sat down with Brian Lehrer, host of our co-producer WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show," and John Horgan, author of "The End of War," to discuss what – if anything – can be done to stop future wars.

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Transportation Nation

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About NYC's Bike Share Program

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

(Photo Andrea Bernstein)

WNYC listeners had questions about New York City's impending bike share program -- and TN's Andrea Bernstein had answers. Cost? Liability? Docking station locations? Length of ride? She fielded phone calls on Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show on all of these topics.

And want to hear her response to Miriam in Greenwich Village, who complained that "bicycle riders are not very good about following traffic rules -- they don't stop for red lights"? Listen to the segment below.

And go to the Brian Lehrer Show web page as well to read the healthy conversation in the comments section.

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Features

60-Second Stir-Fry: Rick Field of Rick's Picks

Friday, March 23, 2012

WNYC

If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen and away from my iPod touch video camera!

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Schoolbook

Following Shooting, Bullying Is Again in the Spotlight

Monday, March 12, 2012

School communities are turning yet again to issues of bullying, guns and violence following the shooting rampage two weeks ago at Chardon High School near Cleveland. On WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show" on Monday, Jessie Klein, an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Adelphi University, makes the case that bullying, while hardly a new phenomenon, is a growing crisis in American schools that stems from a culture of competition and aggression.

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It's A Free Country ®

Watch | It's A Free Country Does Super Tuesday!

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Voters across the country, from Alaska to Vermont, voted on Super Tuesday. Political reporter Anna Sale hosted our Super Tuesday event brought to you by It’s a Free Country.

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Schoolbook

Looking at Education as a Civil Right

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

WNYC’s Martin Luther King Day celebration this year is focusing on a civil rights battle Dr. King embraced but left for Americans to finish: equal education for all. Share your thoughts on this important subject. Is education a civil right shared by all? And, teachers, what are your best tips for teaching about the civil rights movement?

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Schoolbook

Anticipating M.L.K. Day

Friday, January 06, 2012

How do you think the civil rights movement should be taught? What can be done to freshen the content and stimulate students' understanding of this crucial period of American history? We ask as schools commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16 and head into Black History Month in February.

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Schoolbook

More School Choice Questions From Parents

Friday, December 09, 2011

"What happens to students that schools don't 'compete' for?' "Why do all the kids have to be tutored to get into the specialized schools?" "I just moved to Harlem and found out I'm in District 5 with almost no choice for middle schools. Why is this?" These are a few of the questions that were never presented to Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott at a SchoolBook event because of time limitations. We will do our best to get some answers for you.

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Schoolbook

Walcott: School Choice Is Not Too Much of a Good Thing

Friday, December 09, 2011

A few hundred people, the vast majority of whom were parents, turned out for SchoolBook's first community event on the campus of the Pratt Institute, where Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott staunchly defended the school choice process. Audience members were able to validate feelings of anxiety and confusion, but came away with few concrete tips to help navigate the process. So those of you who have been through choosing a New York City public school: Please share your tips and advice.

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Schoolbook

New York Rated Tops in Nation for School Choice

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A report by the Brookings Institution rates New York No. 1 in the nation when it comes to school choice, finding that it provided the most freedom to students and parents and the most relevant information on educational performance.

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