The Roundtable http://wamc.org en Emmy Laybourne - Monument 14: Savage Drift http://wamc.org/post/emmy-laybourne-monument-14-savage-drift <p>Three years ago, <a href="http://emmylaybourne.com/">Emmy Laybourne</a> debuted her heart pounding trilogy <em>Monument 14</em>, where 14 kids and teens sought refuge in a Big Box store as the world outside was being ripped apart by violent storms, and a release of chemicals that targeted their blood types – making some blood thirsty killers, while rendering others sterile, or severely paranoid.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Katie Britton 94621 at http://wamc.org Emmy Laybourne - Monument 14: Savage Drift "Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business – And Won!" By Emily Arnold McCully http://wamc.org/post/ida-m-tarbell-woman-who-challenged-big-business-and-won-emily-arnold-mccully <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Emily Arnold McCully will be reading from her new biography, <em>Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business – and Won!</em>, at the Chatham Bookstore on Sunday from 2-4.</p><p>Born in 1857, Tarbell was one of America’s first investigative journalists, “a fascinating and complex person: quirky, opinionated, reserved, adventurous, independent – a woman proving herself in a man’s world.</p><p><a href="http://www.emilyarnoldmccully.com">Emily Arnold McCully</a> received the Caldecott Medal for <em>Mirette on the High Wire</em>. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues and she joins us this morning.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94620 at http://wamc.org "Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business – And Won!" By Emily Arnold McCully 7/11/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/71114-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, political activist Libby Post and newsman Ray Graf.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Obama Travel<br />German CIA Anger<br />Colorado Race for Women's Vote<br />Boehner's Lawsuit<br />Chinese Hackers</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94617 at http://wamc.org 7/11/14 Panel 7/10/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/71014-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Activist Libby Post and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Obama on Border<br />Off Label Drugs<br />Chinese Hackers<br />Nagin to Prison<br />Detroit Art</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94513 at http://wamc.org 7/10/14 Panel "I Said Yes To Everything" By Lee Grant http://wamc.org/post/i-said-yes-everything-lee-grant <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal in New York City, actress Lee Grant spent her youth accumulating more experiences than most people have in a lifetime: from student at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse to member of the leg­endary Actors Studio; from celebrated Broadway star to <em>Vogue</em> “It Girl.”</p><p>At age twenty-four, she was nominated for an Academy Award for <em>Detective Story</em>, and a year later found herself married and a mother for the first time, her career on the rise. And then she lost it all. Her name landed on the Hollywood black­list, her offers for film and television roles ground to a halt, and her marriage fell apart.</p><p>She has just written a new memoir entitled <em>I Said Yes To Everything</em>.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94424 at http://wamc.org "I Said Yes To Everything" By Lee Grant 7/9/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/7914-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Political Consultant, Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Hobby Lobby Override<br />Border Crisis Money<br />Holder on Anti-terrorism<br />Palin calls for Impeachment<br /><a href="http://touch.latimes.com/#section/1780/article/p2p-80747351/">Look, we found Small Pox!</a></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94423 at http://wamc.org 7/9/14 Panel Roundtable Music 7/8 http://wamc.org/post/roundtable-music-78 <iframe src="http://composer.nprstations.org/widgets/iframe/songlist.html?station=5187edcfe1c8156e5bf76f38&episode=5395458a2a0bfb00761957df&env=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.composer.nprstations.org%2Fv1" width="100%" height="500" frameborder="0" seamless></iframe> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 94369 at http://wamc.org "Redeemer: The Life Of Jimmy Carter" By Randall Balmer http://wamc.org/post/redeemer-life-jimmy-carter-randall-balmer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Evangelical Christianity and conservative politics are today seen as inseparable. But when Jimmy Carter, a Democrat and a born-again Christian, won the presidency in 1976, he owed his victory in part to American evangelicals, who responded to his open religiosity and his rejection of the moral bankruptcy of the Nixon Administration. Carter, running as a representative of the New South, articulated a progressive strand of American Christianity that championed liberal ideals, racial equality, and social justice—one that has almost been forgotten since.</p><p>In <em>Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter</em>, acclaimed religious historian Randall Balmer reveals how the rise and fall of Jimmy Carter’s political fortunes mirrored the transformation of American religious politics.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94297 at http://wamc.org "Redeemer: The Life Of Jimmy Carter" By Randall Balmer Josey Baker Bread: Get Baking - Make Awesome Bread - Share the Loaves http://wamc.org/post/josey-baker-bread-get-baking-make-awesome-bread-share-loaves <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.joseybakerbread.wordpress.com/">Josey Baker</a> (that's his real name!) is a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation.</p><p><em>Josey Baker Bread</em> combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers. Recipes start with the basic formula for making bread— requiring little more than flour, water, time, and a pan—and build in depth and detail as the user progresses to more complex loaves, including Josey's cult favorite Dark Mountain Rye.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 92137 at http://wamc.org Josey Baker Bread: Get Baking - Make Awesome Bread - Share the Loaves Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-9 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The heroin scourge is being felt across state lines.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there’s a link between guns and drugs.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93788 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty