Albany, NY – In May 2007, Bob Edgar was named President and CEO of Common Cause, a national nonpartisan, non-profit "citizens" lobby working to make government at all levels more honest, open and accountable, and to connect citizens with their democracy.
Albany, NY – The shrinking world is opening new doors and making new demands on students. One local school district is stepping up to the plate with an innovative language arts program. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Author Scott Spencer speaks with Joe about his new book, "Willing", that describes a humorous love tale. Spencer has been hailed by Publisher's Weekly as the contemporary master of the American love story.
Albany, NY – WAMC's resident business and financial expert, Rich Honen, joins the Roundtable to discuss why the federal government bailed out Bear Sterns. Honen also comments on the new governor and the impending release of the New York budget.
Albany, NY – WAMC's Dave Lucas reports about the high rate of sexual transmitted diseases among young women. In March, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention gave its results of the alarming rate that young women are infected with STD's. These results are global, national and local and is the first study of its kind. Lucas explores the significance of this study.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with a book seller from Northshire Bookstore in this week's book nook. They discuss poetry picks in honor of National Poetry Month. Northshire Bookstore is located in Manchester, VT. For more information about this bookstore and the book picks, visit www.northshire.com.
Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Michael Stewart, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Stewart is an expert on ear, nose and throat disorders. He tells listeners how to recognize the signs of an allergic reaction and the best way to treat allergies. They'll also discuss snoring and sleep apnea in depth and much more.