The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Jamil Smith, Ana Marie Cox, Yvette Clarke and More
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
WNYC's Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. He joined us in The Greene Space at WNYC for a live broadcast of his Peabody Award-winning radio show.
A View of Politics from The Greene Space
Slate's Fred Kaplan, Jamil Smith, senior national correspondent for MTV News, and Ana Marie Cox, senior political correspondent for MTV News, founder of the blog “Wonkette” and contributor to The New York Times Magazine, discuss the latest political developments and offer their take on the stories circulating about the atmosphere in the White House.
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke on The Democratic Resistance
Yvette Clarke, U.S. Representative for the 9th Congressional District of New York, discusses the virtues of being an opposition congressperson in a Republican-controlled government and previews her Wednesday town hall which will tackle issues such as climate change and Obamacare.
In the Classroom: A Panel of New York and New Jersey Teachers
Anya Kamenetz, NPR's lead digital education correspondent, discusses the impact of issues teased out in the DeVos confirmation hearing with a panel of six teachers from across New York and New Jersey.
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