James Oddo, Staten Island Borough President (R), quizzes listeners on how well they know Staten Island.
The Questions on the Ballot
Before early voting starts this weekend, David Cruz, WNYC/Gothamist news editor, explains the 5 questions on the ballot and why they matter.
Friday Morning Politics: Budget Reconciliation Bill Latest
Luke Broadwater, congressional reporter in the Washington bureau of the New York Times, breaks down the latest on the budget reconciliation bill talks and how the House has voted to find Stephen Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress for obstructing the investigation into the January 6th insurrection.
COVID News on Mixing and Matching Booster Shots, Vaccines for Children Under 12, and More
Céline Gounder, infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at NYU and Bellevue Hospital, host of the podcasts Epidemic and American Diagnosis, and member of the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, discusses latest COVID news including an FDA decision on booster shots and the White House plan to roll out vaccines to children ages 5-11.
8-Minute Explainer: Kenneth Davis on Halloween History
For this membership drive, we'll feature a brief explainer on a different topic each day. Today, Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About History and Don't Know Much About Mythology, explains the pagan origins and evolution of Halloween traditions.