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The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Chris Thile, Freshman Class of House Members and a Pay Raise for Taxi Drivers

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

(Matthew Septimus)

Watch a live video stream as WNYC's Brian Lehrer broadcasts his Peabody Award-winning radio show from The Greene Space. 

On this show: newly elected U.S. Representatives Max Rose, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill discuss their priorities as they prepare to take office, and Grammy Award-winning musician and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile talks about hosting Live From Here, the show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion.

See full segment details below the player. 


New to Congress: Max Rose, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Three newly elected U.S. Representatives from our area – all Democrats who replaced Republicans – discuss their priorities as they prepare to take office.

A Pay Raise for Taxi and For-Hire Vehicle Drivers
11:00 am - 11:30 am

After a tough year for cabbies and for-hire vehicle drivers, with economic troubles and driver suicides, Meera Joshi, the Taxi and Limousine commissioner, talks about new rules that the TLC says will raise the pay of for-hire vehicle drivers, and that will benefit some yellow-cab drivers.

Live From Here From The Greene Space
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
While Live From Here's tour stops by New York City for the month, host Chris Thile
the Grammy-winning musician and MacArthur Fellow, joins to talk about hosting the public radio show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion. He'll also discuss his residency at Carnegie Hall and give a live performance on stage at The Greene Space.



Tom Malinowski, Max Rose, Mikie Sherrill and Chris Thile

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Brian Lehrer


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Comments [2]

Nina Goldman

Saw a tweet that VP Pence looked like " an elf on the shelf " in the oval office yesterday with Trump and Senators Pelosi and Schummer.

Dec. 12 2018 10:22 AM
Susan from Chatham NJ

I'm a constituent of Mikie Sherrill. Please ask her to talk about her decision to caucus with the Blue Dog Democrats.

Dec. 12 2018 10:22 AM

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