Albany, NY – Joe speaks with best selling author, Nicholson Baker, about his book, "Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization". This book is a narrative that explores the vast social, political, economic and religious landscapes throughout the world and is a call for peace.
Albany , NY – Julia and Selma speak with Loise from the Woman's Club of Albany about this Sunday's fund raiser and about the organization. The fund raiser to restore their antique building on Madison Ave. in Albany will include raffles, entertainment, antique appraisals and fun this Sunday April, 6 from 10am- 5pm.
Albany , NY – Joe and Selma speak with Liza Donnelly, Barbara Smaller and Victoria Roberts about their book, "Sex and Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy of Modern Love...in 200 Cartoons". This book is a product of the product of what happens when ten women from New York come together to write about the craziness of modern love. For more information visit, www.lizadonnelly.com or www.twelvebooks.com.
Albany , NY – Julia speaks with economist Elena Panaritis about her book, "Prosperity Unbound: Property Rights, Informality and Tapping the Potential of Markets under Stress". Panaritis found through her research in Latin America that many property markets are informal and that there are no documents to prove ownership.
Albany , NY – Joe speaks with former Rhone Island Senator, Lincoln Chafee, about his book, "Against the Tide : How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President". Lincoln Chafee represented Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate from 1999- 2007, but he is best known as probably the only Republican in the Senate who voted against the war in Iraq. His book puts a spotlight on the performance of Congress.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Republican Senator, Lincoln Chaffe, about his book, "Against the Tide: How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President" and why he voted against the war in Iraq. Even though Chaffe voted for President Bush, he quickly became disillusioned.
Monticello, NY – The man known as the Donald Trump of Westchester is looking for the state to sweeten the deal as he prepares to build a gambling resort in Sullivan County. And the village that thought it was getting a casino is considering merging its services with the town to cut costs. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Montpelier, VT – Attorneys General from 17 states, including Vermont, New York and Massachusetts; and several environmental groups, are taking the EPA back to court in an attempt to force the agency to comply with a U-S Supreme Court ruling that rebuked the Bush Administration for inaction on global warming. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.