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WAMC New York News
6:15 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Sullivan County public defender system got a C

Sullivan County, NY – The New York State Defenders' Association has given the Sullivan County public defender system no grade higher than a C in its annual report card. In fact, the association gave the county system a C for independence, minimum qualifications, continuous representations and a C- for client confidentiality. The association gave the county program a D for prompt appointment of counsel and for accountability, and a grade of F for reasonable workloads, resource parity and for training. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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The Roundtable
3:38 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Nancy Pearl - Action Librarian (aired 5/20/08)

Albany, NY – Nancy Pearl (author of Book Lust, More Book Lust, and Book Crush) joins Joe and Sarah to discuss what it means to be a librarian with an action figure.

Vox Pop
3:34 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Genealogy 5/20/08

Albany, NY – Our favorite archivist is back to talk genealogy! Jean Nudd takes on-air questions from listeners who are barking up their family trees. Bob Barrett hosts.

The Roundtable
3:31 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch (3 of 3 - aired 5/20/08)

Albany, NY – Alan and Peter Welch discuss the effect of endowments on university tuition.

The Roundtable
3:28 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Fort Ticonderoga War College (aired 5/20/08)

Ticonderoga, NY – North Country Bureau Chief's story about the Fort Ticonderoga War College.

WAMC News
3:25 am
Tue May 20, 2008

More Funding Sought For Domestic Violence Programs

Holyoke, MA – Members of a statewide coalition in Massachusetts are seeking a robust increase in the 2009 state budget to fund programs that address domestic violence and sexual assault. ...WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC News
2:57 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Mammography Patient Cost Bill Signed into Law

Burlington, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas was at Fletcher Allen Health Care Tuesday to sign into law a bill that is intended to increase the number of women getting mammographies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
12:46 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Book Picks (aired 5/20/08)

Albany, NY – Marggie Skinner joins Joe and Sarah in Studio A and they have a great time talking about what they all love most - books!

The Roundtable
12:43 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Sue Halpern (aired 5/20/08)

Albany, NY – Sue Halpern joins Joe and Sarah to fill them in on the updates in memory research - we'll see if they can remember what they learned! Sue Halpern's new book is called "Can't Remember What I Forgot: The Good News from the Front Lines of Memory Research."

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