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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:35 am
Mon August 4, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 933

Albany, NY – NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SERIES

THE SOUNDS OF PROGRESS: THE CHANGING ROLE OF GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SCIENCE AND MATH: DIVERSITY AND THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CONTEXT -

It seems not so long ago that advanced math and science courses in high
school were predominately the domain of boys. But as times changed, and
more girls started taking these tougher courses, their friendship groups'
became an important part of the equation, so to speak.

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Vox Pop
3:29 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Medical Monday 8/4/08

Albany, NY – "Is there a rheumatologist in the joint?" Why yes, yes there is! Dr. Martin Farber joins Alan Chartock and WAMC listeners for an hour of questions and answers.

WAMC News
3:02 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Bill Signed To Expand Broadband In Mass.

Goshen, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill that promises to bring high speed broadband internet access to every corner of the state....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
2:36 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Hinchey: "Bush Administration Spreads More Lies"

Kingston, NY – One New York Congressman who's a long time critic of the Bush administration says the latest focus on offshore oil drilling is just another PR move to keep the country distracted from the real answers. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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Performance Place
12:27 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Wilco

Albany, NY – Jeff Tweedy tells Sarah LaDuke which song from each of Wilco's albums is his favorite - and why.

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The Roundtable
12:24 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Jeff Tweedy - Wilco (aired 8/4/08)

Albany, NY – Sarah LaDuke speaks with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy prior to the bands August 12 appearance at Tanglewood.

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Capitol Connection
11:21 am
Sat August 2, 2008

The Capitol Connection #831

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Peg Breen, President of New York Landmarks Conservancy and Jay DiLorenzo, President of the Preservation League of New York State. Both groups are calling on Governor David Paterson to sign recently passed legislation which would expand tax credits for the restoration of historic building. They'll talk about how restoration of historic structures can provide a boost to local economies and support city centers. They'll also discuss the arguments against tax credits, who would be eligible and much more.

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The Roundtable
7:03 am
Sat August 2, 2008

Marilyn Nissenson - The Lady Upstairs (aired 7/31/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Marilyn Nissenson about her book, "The Lady Upstairs:Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post"

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The Roundtable
7:00 am
Sat August 2, 2008

Robert Morgan - Boone: A Biography (aired 7/31/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Boone biographer Robert Morgan.

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WAMC New York News
11:52 am
Fri August 1, 2008

SUNY Campuses to Host 150 Chinese Students Affected by May Earthquake

Albany, NY – State University of New York campuses across the state will be accepting 150 undergraduate students from the province in western China that was devastated by a massive earthquake in May. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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