David’s Recent Stories
Nation Jul 13The night New York City went dark
On July 13, 1977, a massive electricity outage plunged all of New York City into darkness. PBS NewsHour's David Coles was working as a bartender in Greenwhich Village that day and shares his memories of those 25 hours.
Politics Apr 26Trump has undone a lot of ‘damage’ in his first 100 days, Mulvaney says
Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff that any shortcomings of Trump’s first 100 days should be attributed to a dysfunctional Congress.
Arts Dec 06Watch jazz greats Redman and Mehldau share a musical ‘conversation’
Jazzmen Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau have been teaming up -- Redman on saxophone, Mehldau on piano -- then going their separate musical ways for 20 years or more, ever since they first crossed paths at the Village Vanguard and…
Politics Oct 21Chicago PD Superintendent on alleged secretive interrogation sites: ‘It’s simply not true’
The Chicago Police Department is again being accused to have violated the civil rights of suspects and is under the microscope.
Arts Feb 12From glamorous to ordinary, Vivian Maier’s street photography captured America’s mid-century urban life
In a matter of a few short years, Vivian Maier went from a reclusive and mysterious, largely unknown woman to widely recognized as one of the greatest street photographers of the 20th century.
Science Sep 14Deepwater Horizon Oil Report Fingers BP’s Safety Lapses
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in 2010; Photo by U.S. Coast Guard. A government report out Wednesday finds that British oil giant BP bears the lion's share of blame for the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig…