WNYC’s Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
Join us for a live broadcast of his Peabody Award-winning radio show in which Brian will take questions from callers and the audience at The Greene Space. Guests and topics to be announced.
Catherine Rampell, opinion columnist for The Washington Post, talks about the national political news of the day.
Michael D’Antonio, executive editor of The Harris Poll and co-author (with John Gerzema) of The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future (Jossey-Bass, 2013), and Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and the author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press 2013), discuss the findings of the Brian Lehrer Show and Harris poll with a look at what unites Americans.
Dr. Sherrill D. Wilson, urban anthropologist; former director of the Office of Public Education and Interpretation at the New York African Burial Ground Project; professor at Manhattan College and author of New York City’s Black Slaveowners: A Social and Material Culture History (Garland Pub. Co, 1994), and Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much About” series and In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives (Henry Holt and Co, 2016), talk about the legacy of Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery, in the age of mass incarceration, Black Lives Matter and the reappraisal of the Confederate monuments.
Please note: The Brian Lehrer Show is a daily news program. All guests are subject to change based on the news of the day and the needs of the show.
About the Brian Lehrer Show Live
Every third Tuesday of the month, Brian takes his show outside of the studio and into The Greene Space at WNYC for a live broadcast in front of a studio audience.