David Furst

Host, WNYC/WQXR News

David Furst appears in the following:

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree's History of Avian Abduction

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

You eat small mammals. You sleep by day and hunt at night. You preen. You make spooky owl calls. And then, one day, you ride 170 miles on a flatbed truck to midtown Manhattan.

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This Long Island School District is Moving to In-Person Learning Five Days a Week

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

WNYC
The South Huntington School District has been transitioning students back into the classroom full-time since mid-November.

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Borough President Jimmy Oddo on Staten Island's COVID Surge

Monday, November 16, 2020

"We are quickly approaching, if not at that moment, Staten Islanders. Let's rise up to the occasion yet again."

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Progress Fighting Lead Poisoning in NYC Hampered By the Pandemic

Friday, November 13, 2020

New York City has made a lot of progress on reducing lead exposure in kids. But now, that progress has been disrupted by the pandemic.

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SUNY's Chancellor on Holidays and Keeping Students Safe

Friday, November 13, 2020

The chancellor of the State University of New York talks about the system’s approach to the holidays.

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All-Remote DOC NYC Festival Starts Today

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

WNYC
DOC NYC will start showing films online starting Wednesday.

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Why Polling Was So Off... Again

Friday, November 06, 2020

A New Jersey pollster says people might not have been forthcoming about their vote because of social pressures. 

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New Jersey Election Results: Democrats Hold Onto Congressional Seats

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Incumbents hold onto congressional seats, legal marijuana passes. 

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New York Elections Results Recap, With More Votes To Be Counted

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

More than 2.3 million city voters turned out to vote during early voting and Election Day in New York. WNYC’s Brigid Bergin joined host David Furst with the latest.

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Does Your Vote Really Matter? The Problems With The Electoral College

Monday, November 02, 2020

Studies show that presidential candidates spend more time campaigning in swing states, and swing states get disproportionately more federal funding.

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Early Voting Sets Records And Spurs Calls For Reform

Monday, November 02, 2020

WNYC's City Hall and politics reporter Brigid Bergin joins host David Furst to discuss the end of early voting and preview Election Day.

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Why A Billionaire GOP Donor Is Donating Millions Of Dollars To New York State Senate Races

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Ronald Lauder, the billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder Companies, has donated almost $5 million dollars to elect Republicans to the State Senate. 

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116 Years of Manspreading, Hot Platforms, and The Most Incredible Subway System in the World

Monday, October 26, 2020

The city's subway system turns 116 years old Tuesday, and while a lot has changed since 1904, a lot remains the same. Author John Morris breaks down how far we've come. 

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Here's How Trump And Biden's Tax Plans Would Affect Americans

Monday, October 26, 2020

Taxes -- who has to pay them and how much -- is a major point of contention in this fall's presidential contest.

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Record Breaking Early Voting Turnout For First Weekend - With Some Caveats

Monday, October 26, 2020

Nearly 194,000 voters cast ballots on opening early voting weekend — more than the number that voted during all nine days in 2019 and in the 2020 primary combined.

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Early Voting is About to Start in New York

Friday, October 23, 2020

Here's what you need to know. 

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A Swing District On Long Island Went For A Trump Ally In 2018. This Time?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Democratic challenger Nancy Goroff has established herself as the anti-Trump candidate. 

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Trump and Biden Both Promise To End the Pandemic. Most Public Health Experts Believe One More Than The Other.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Voters rank controlling the pandemic toward the top of their priority list. 

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Your Voter Guide To The 2020 Election In New York And New Jersey

Friday, October 09, 2020

WNYC/Gothamist, in conjunction with City Limits and Gotham Gazette, is releasing its 2020 voter guide for New York and New Jersey. 

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New Allegations About The New Museum

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Former and current workers say the museum's success has come at a high cost. 

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