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Performance Place
4:45 am
Thu May 22, 2008

The Wood Brothers

Albany, NY – Julia hosts this Performance Place featuring The Wood Brothers.

Performance Place
4:18 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Marjorie Thompson

Albany, NY – Howard hosts Marjorie Thompson who - according to everyone we've spoken to - plays as well as anyone they've ever seen and better than most.

WAMC New York News
4:17 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Oneida Nation Scores Land Trust Victory

Albany, NY – This week the federal government issued the Oneida Indian Nation over 13-thousand acres of trust land, essentially exempting the land from state taxes and laws. That decision has raised eyebrows up and down the Mohawk Valley, as we hear in this report from Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.


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WAMC New York News
3:53 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Digging Deeper in Natural Gas Drilling

Sullivan County, NY – The Rush to get at natural gas buried deep beneath the ground is making some people rich, changing the landscape above it, and making legislators in the state involved take a closer look at environmental laws. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett takes a closer look at the gas rush of 2008.

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Performance Place
3:42 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Mother Daughter Stringband

Albany, NY – The Mother-Daughter Stringband is:
Lyn Hardy & Abby Newton and their daughters Ruth Ungar Merenda & Rosie Newton. The join Howard Glassman on this Performance Place.

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WAMC News
3:38 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Energy costs could price residents out of their homes

Pittsfield, MA – Several people focused on affordable housing issues in the Berkshires say there needs to be more state support for incorporating energy efficiencies into homes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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Vox Pop
3:36 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Governor Paterson on Vox Pop 5/22/08

Albany, NY – New York Governor Paterson returns to the WAMC airwaves for another appearance on our live Vox Pop program. This hour long show features the Governor taking questions and comments from WAMC listeners. This marks his first appearance on WAMC since undergoing eye surgery earlier in the week. Alan Chartock hosts.

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Performance Place
3:32 am
Thu May 22, 2008

The Barefoot Boys

Albany, NY – Howard hosts The Barefoot Boys at The Linda on this Performance Place.

WAMC New York News
3:26 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Blind Win Court Ruling on US Currency

Albany, NY – On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that since all paper money feels pretty much the same, the government is denying blind people meaningful access to the currency.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports that the decision could force the Treasury Department to make bills of different sizes or textures, print them with raised markings, or employ other distinguishing features.

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Performance Place
2:27 am
Thu May 22, 2008

Rick Udler

Albany, NY – Julia Taylor speaks with basa guitarist Rick Udler and he allows us to enjoy tracks from his CDs.

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