Kingston, NY – Over the past few years there's been a gradual change in attitude toward renewable energy. It's gone from science fiction to hybrid cars and solar powered city halls. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with one scientist who fears it may be too little too late and people who are already disconnecting from western civilization.
Plattsburgh, NY – It has been just over 63 years since the most notorious concentration camp in history was liberated and survivors were able to tell the world of the atrocities that occurred at Auschwitz. More than a million-and-a-half men, women and children died in the crematoriums, and many of those who survived honor them by assuring that the world never forgets. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley recently spoke to a man who survived the death camp and has written a book about his experiences.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 5/23/08 and 5/24/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A report recommending a property tax cap has been delayed, but it hasn't stopped opponents from organizing against it, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a controversial new bill to combat domestic violence, and we'll examine a package of legislation that would provide greater benefits and protections to the state's military personnel.
Albany, NY – DAILY LESSONS: INSIDE WESTERN GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY SERIES
GRADUATION AND THE MEANING OF HIGH SCHOOL -
It's graduation time for high school students all across North America. It's a time of joy and celebration. But it can also be bittersweet. Students are leaving friends, and may be unsure of their future. For us, it's also a time to consider graduation rates and how they've declined over the decades.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. Alan asks Assemblyman Ortiz about some of the unpopular bills he's sponsored over the years including banning the use of cell phones while driving and requiring restaurants to post nutrition information on menus. They'll also talk about his latest controversial ideas including legislation to prevent DWI's, a bill to prevent domestic violence and much more.
Hudson Valley, NY – What may be one of the biggest natural gas finds in years is lying beneath New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Gas companies are quietly negotiating multi-million dollar leases with private landowners while states are scrambling to find out if their environmental laws can plug holes left in federal laws. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports those holes are custom made for gas and oil exploration