Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Fighting Crime with Astronomy at Inwood Hill Park

Thursday, June 23, 2011

On Friday night, a new tool will be used to fight crime in Inwood Hill Park: a $12,000 telescope. Following a string of sexual assaults in the area, the urban astronomer Jason Kendall will mix stargazing with discussions on community safety in what he's calling “Take Back the Park” nights.

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President Obama Weighs Options for Afghan Pullout

Monday, June 20, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs President Obama's gameplan in Afghanistan and a former ambassador's decision to enter the race for the White House.


29th Annual Mermaid Parade Comes to Coney Island

Friday, June 17, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with Brooklyn borough historian Ron Schweiger about the past and present of the parade.


Five GOP Senators Who Could Decide Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

As momentum builds for a vote on gay marriage in the final week of the legislative session, five GOP state Senators are considering a yes vote.  Four formerly undecided senators — three Democrats and one Republican — said on Monday that they would support the bill, and Governor Andrew Cuomo said he plans to introduce the bill by the end of the week.

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U.S. Said to Have Stopped North Korean Missile Shipment to Myanmar

Monday, June 13, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on arms shipments from North Korea to Myanmar, the Chinese and American economies, and President Obama on the campaign trail.

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City Council Seeks to Further Regulate Pedicab Industry

Monday, June 13, 2011

Pedicab drivers could soon be required to display a bill of rights for passengers in their cabs and provide detailed receipts even before a trip begins.

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Stagehands' Union Plans to Picket the Tony Awards

Friday, June 10, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Jeff Spurgeon speaks with New York Times theater reporter Patrick Healy about a spat between the stagehands' union and the producers of the Tony Awards. 

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Obama Administration Considers Faster Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Monday, June 06, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on a potential troop reduction in Afghanistan, American interests in Yemen, and the latest unemployment figures.


Summer Music Festivals Come To New York City and Upstate

Friday, June 03, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with WQX-Aria blogger and Q2 host Olivia Giovetti about local summer music festivals. 



Terrence Malick's Tree of Life Opens in NYC

Friday, May 27, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with New Yorker film critic Richard Brody about Terrence Malick's new film The Tree of Life.


Brooklyn F and G Train Riders Get Service Back -- for Now

Sunday, May 22, 2011

F and G train riders at two stops in Brooklyn are getting Manhattan- and Queens-bound service back Monday.

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Sen. Kerry in Pakistan, IMF Head in NYPD Custody

Monday, May 16, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on Sen. Kerry's trip to Pakistan and the allegations against IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.


National Jukebox Revives Early 20th Century Music

Friday, May 13, 2011

Musicologist Mark Katz discusses the National Jukebox, a new collection of historical recordings now available from the Library of Congress and Sony Music Entertainment.

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U.S. Steps Up Pressure on Pakistan After Bin Laden's Death

Monday, May 09, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on the increased pressure on Pakistan by the United States following the death of Osama bin Laden.


"West Side Story" Writer Arthur Laurents Dies at 93

Friday, May 06, 2011

New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley discusses the life and work of Arthur Laurents, who wrote the books for "Gypsy" and "West Side Story."

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Osama Bin Laden Killed By American Forces

Monday, May 02, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on the implications of Osama bin Laden's death.


Listening to the Royal Wedding Music

Friday, April 29, 2011

WQXR's Elliott Forrest talks with Kerry Nolan about the music played at this morning's Royal wedding.

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Washington Report: Wikileaks Documents on Guantanamo Bay

Monday, April 25, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in a recently released trove of Wikileaks documents.


Ring Cycle: Die Walküre at the Metropolitan Opera

Friday, April 22, 2011

Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette talks about the Met's new production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

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Two Visions for a Federal Budget and Gadhafi's Future

Monday, April 18, 2011

NYT's David Sanger weighs in on two budget plans and the future for Moammar Gadhafi.

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