Albany, NY – Spring is here... and so are our favorite gardening experts. Fred Breglia of the Landis Arboretum and Larry Sombke of BeautifulEasyGardens.com join host Julia Taylor for an hour of talk designed to get you in the mood for planting season. Dig it!
New Paltz, NY – 71 thousand New Yorkers are in the active military right now. Over a million more are veterans. And a program established after 9-11 is finding the treatments that helped survivors of that attack are helping solders in trouble. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Springfield, MA – More than a hundred people, including urban planners, environmentalists and students attended a green city forum in Springfield Massachusetts Friday. The city put on the one day symposium to promote ways municipalities can adopt more environmentally friendly practices and protect and expand green space... WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with best selling author, Nicholson Baker, about his book, "Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization". This book is a narrative that explores the vast social, political, economic and religious landscapes throughout the world and is a call for peace.
Albany , NY – Julia and Selma speak with Loise from the Woman's Club of Albany about this Sunday's fund raiser and about the organization. The fund raiser to restore their antique building on Madison Ave. in Albany will include raffles, entertainment, antique appraisals and fun this Sunday April, 6 from 10am- 5pm.
Albany , NY – Joe and Selma speak with Liza Donnelly, Barbara Smaller and Victoria Roberts about their book, "Sex and Sensibility: Ten Women Examine the Lunacy of Modern Love...in 200 Cartoons". This book is a product of the product of what happens when ten women from New York come together to write about the craziness of modern love. For more information visit, www.lizadonnelly.com or www.twelvebooks.com.
Albany , NY – Julia speaks with economist Elena Panaritis about her book, "Prosperity Unbound: Property Rights, Informality and Tapping the Potential of Markets under Stress". Panaritis found through her research in Latin America that many property markets are informal and that there are no documents to prove ownership.
Albany , NY – Joe speaks with former Rhone Island Senator, Lincoln Chafee, about his book, "Against the Tide : How a Compliant Congress Empowered a Reckless President". Lincoln Chafee represented Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate from 1999- 2007, but he is best known as probably the only Republican in the Senate who voted against the war in Iraq. His book puts a spotlight on the performance of Congress.