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The Roundtable
11:15 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Cokie Roberts (Part 2) - Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation (aired 3/30/08)

Albany, NY – Joe concludes his conversation with Cokie Roberts as they talk about her book, "Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation". The second part of this interview discusses the women who have influenced our country.

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WAMC News
5:48 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Governor Expected to Veto Decommissioning Bill

Montpelier, VT – Governor Jim Douglas is expected to veto a bill from the Vermont Legislature that would require the owners of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to guarantee its decommissioning fund if the company reorganizes. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:46 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Regional approach stressed by Rooney

Pittsfield, MA – The new leader of the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation
stressed the importance of regional marketing of the county. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports,

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Vox Pop
3:21 am
Wed April 30, 2008

The Weather 4/30/08

Albany, NY – Newschannel meteorologist Jason Gough joins host Brian Shields for a fascinating discussion about the weather. Tornados, global warming and the jet stream are all touched upon in this classic edition of Vox Pop.

3:20 am
Wed April 30, 2008

How to Save Your Life #081

Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Jeffrey Moses, Director of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Heart disease is the number one killer in America. Dr. Moses explains different treatments for heart disease including stents and new minimally invasive procedures. They'll also discuss the role of lifestyle in preventing and treating heart disease.

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The Book Show
3:12 am
Wed April 30, 2008

The Book Show #1032

Albany, NY – Leif Enger, whose novel "Peace Like a River" was a big bestseller, has followed it with "So Brave, Young, and Handsome," an homage to the Wild West of 1915.

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The Roundtable
12:50 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Dr. Sharon Moalem - Survival of the Sickest (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Dr. Sharon Moalem about his book, "Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Illness and Longevity". This book discusses discusses the ways in which humans are genetically designed to survive as a way to open up topics of medical research.

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The Roundtable
12:44 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal 3 of 3 (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal about the combative relationship between Congress and President Bush in today's Congressional Corner.

The Roundtable
12:42 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Culinary Corner- Aztec Shrimp (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – Roundtable producer Andy Clegg joins chef Sean at The Rattlesnake restaurant in Bennington, VT to make Aztec shrimp in today's Culinary Corner.

The Roundtable
12:37 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Listener Essay by Susan Thompson (aired 4/30/08)

Albany, NY – In Susan Thompson's listener essay, she offers a beautiful description of what spring means to her.

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