Kingston, NY – The inauguration of Governor David Patterson is an exciting day for many disabled people across the country; particularly the visually impaired. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett looks at the changes they hope will result from the breaking of another barrier.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with one of the best liberal authors, Eric Alterman, about his new book, "Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook for Post-Bush America". According to Alterman, the term "liberal" has turned into a dirty word and his book opens up the liberal political discourse about what modern day liberalism really is.
Albany, NY – The composer, musician, artist and conductor David Amram joins Joe and Julia in the Roundtable to discuss his work. He will be appearing at the 2008 Northeast Horn Workshop at Skidmore College. The Washington Post has called Amram the most versatile musician of our time.
Albany, NY – Joe and Julia speak with David Boren who has served as U.S. governor and senator for his home state Oklahoma about his essay entitled, "A Letter to America" that discusses the problems with bipartisanship.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 3/14/08 and 3/\\15/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer resigns amid allegations that he was involved in a prostitution ring, we'll have reaction from lawmakers and our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis, and we'll take a look at how the Spitzer scandal goes beyond a personal and perhaps criminal misstep.
Montpelier, VT – Vermont lawmakers are considering a bill that would tune up the state's mental health parity law, a decade-old measure designed to make sure health insurer cover illnesses of the mind to an equal degree as those of the body. Sarah LaDuke has more...
Albany, NY – Connecticut governor Rell is to be in Albany, to stand by a man who shares something common with her rising to the job of governor because of another governor's fall. Sarah LaDuke has more...