Albany, NY – Ned Depew and Bob Barrett talk shop in this Home Improvement edition of Vox Pop. Ned and Bob tackle questions posted by WAMC listeners about improving and protecting the interior and exterior of the place you hang your hat.
Albany, NY – Fred Breglia, Larry Sombke, and Dorthe Hviid join Glenn Busby in Studio A to answer WAMC listenener questions on gardening. Weed control, weeping cherry trees, Hawthorne trees, other trees, winterizing geraniums and more!
Albany, NY – Independent producer Jay Allison is well known to fans of Public Radio. One of his recent projects is This I Believe. It is a reincarnation of a radio show that began in the 1950s under the leadership of Edward R. Morrow. Jay Allison has now put together a book of collected essays from the show. On this interview on The Roundtable, he talks about This I Believe and the book.
Tupper Lake, NY – While New York officials touted the agreement over a new resort development in the Catskills, what wasn't commented on was that it was a stripped down version of the original proposal. An advocacy group in the Adirondacks is now pointing to a large development proposal there and saying the Belleayre agreement is an omen for a Tupper Lake development proposal. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Berkshire County – The Massachusetts Farm Energy program aims to increase energy conservation, help farms generate their own renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program has just become available to farmers and WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Farmers can contact Darlene Monds by calling 413-256-1607 ext. 1 or at Darlene.Monds@ma.usda.gov
Albany, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey Represents New York's twenty-second district. In this Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock about US foreign aid to Africa, outgoing Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and the final months of the Bush Administration.
Albany, NY – In this Poll Question segment, Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor read listener responses to the previous day's poll question: What time-table for withdrawal from Iraq would you like to see? We also ask listeners to think about whether shock therapy is ever justified?
Albany, NY – Jack Kerouac's book On the Road has been required reading for rebels and romantics for fifty years. But at least one person thinks the book might not be all that revolutionary. John Leland is an author and journalist, and recently wrote Why Kerouac Matters: Lessons of On the Road. They're not what you think. In this interview on The Roundtable, Leland speaks about his observations.