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The Roundtable
11:13 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Daniel Schorr; Parts 1 and 2 (aired 12/17 and 12/18)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with esteemed newsman Daniel Schoor about his new book "Come to Think of It : Notes on the Turn of the Millennium"

In Our Backyard
9:01 am
Tue December 18, 2007

In Our Backyard #136

Albany, NY – There is a Global Warming Conference coming up in Hawaii and Ward will share his thoughts. Joe and Ward will answer your letters, as they always do. They are all over the board this week, from lead to ladybugs to bears and much, much more!

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8:50 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Word For The Wise #3397

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3397--12/18/07: Going and coming and coming and going

WAMC News
5:25 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Congress Includes Passport Delay in Spending Bill

Washington, DC – The end-of-the-year spending bill to be voted on this week in Congress includes a provision that would delay the passport requirement at all U.S. border crossings that is currently set to begin next year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:47 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Tips Offered To "Green" The Holidays

Pittsfield, MA – State officials say Massachusetts residents, on average, produce 25 percent more trash during the holiday season. Energy use goes up 5 percent this time of year. Experts say there are ways to celebrate in a more...green...manner. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
3:34 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Airlines Challenge NY Passenger Rights Bill

Albany, NY – A Federal judge in Albany today heard arguments challenging New York's law requiring airlines to give passengers food, water, clean toilets and fresh air when they're delayed on planes for more than three hours. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:24 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Antiquarian Books 12/18/07

Albany, NY – What's that old volume on your bookshelf worth? Our antiquarian book expert Dan Dwyer is here again to let you know. Joe Donahue hosts.

WAMC New York News
3:16 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Food Pantries Struggling to Meet Demands

Kingston, NY – Soup kitchens say they aren't just seeing the unemployed anymore. They say their customers are increasingly members of the workforce.

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The Roundtable
3:13 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Judith Barnes (aired 12/18/07)

Albany, NY – Judith joins Joe and Julia in Studio A to talk about her compilations of essays, "Good to be Here: A Book of Moments."

1:47 am
Tue December 18, 2007

Part 2: Keep Those Boomers in the Work Force

Albany, NY – Data compiled by the Federal Census Bureau shows the baby boom is playing a significant role in shifting demographics. With much of the boomer generation on the job today, policymakers are trying to figure out how to maintain a workforce facing mass retirement. As WAMC's Steve Felano reports, efforts to keep the skill and knowledge of aging employees in the workforce are taking hold at the state level...

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