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.
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On the show:
When Trump and Putin Meet
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, a global research professor at New York University, foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME and the author of Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World (Portfolio, 2015) talks about President Trump’s meetings with Vladimir Putin, and what they mean for the investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections and other related affairs.
Sexism Since the Election
10:30 am – 10:55 am
Susan Chira, senior correspondent and editor on gender issues for The New York Times, talks about her reporting project, talking to women about whether they’re noticing that men have less shame expressing sexist attitudes and remarks since the presidential election and her recent discussions with women executives on why so few make it over
Governing Our 21st Century Cities
11:00 am – 11:30 am
Dan Zarrilli, New York City’s chief resilience officer, Atyia Martin, Boston’s chief resilience officer and Dr. Arnoldo Matus Kramer, Mexico City’s chief resilience officer, discuss what it takes for a metropolis to thrive and survive in the 21st century, and how they are working to do just that.
Journalists of Tomorrow
11:30 am – 11:59 pm
Between the president’s attacks on the media and the closing of many local news outlets, we check in with some young journalists on their view of the future of the profession. Nineteen Bronx high school journalists weigh in on how their neighborhoods are covered and what stories they want to follow.
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.
*This live event was originally slated for July 18, and was moved to this date due to a scheduling conflict.