Albany, NY – Alan speaks with Congressman Richard Neal to give an update on Ireland's economic success and its relationship with the U.S. Neal will continue his conversation tomorrow with Alan as they continue to discuss more politics.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Steve Ettlinger about his book,"Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats". This book explores the mysterious ingredients that lie in the processed foods that we eat.
Albany, NY – James Howard Kunstler is the Roundtable Reads author for April and his book is "World Made by Hand". Joe speaks with Kunstler about how he came to write his new book about our current energy situation. Kunstler will be joining the Roundtable for a live discussion about this novel at the end of April, so start reading and stay tuned!
Albany, NY – A zip-code level analysis of home loan data reveals it will be months before New Yorkers feel the full impact of the subprime mortgage crisis. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports,
Springfield, MA – Officials from four public colleges in the Pioneer Valley hosted about 2 dozen Massachusetts State Legislators for a breakfast in Springfield Friday morning and urged them to increase funding for higher education in next year's state budget..... WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Lee, MA – General Electric has released its preferred PCB clean-up method for the next portion of the Housatonic River in Berkshire County and beyond. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, many residents are saying more could and should be done to remove the harmful chemical from those waters;
Currently, the EPA is accepting public comment on General Electric's Corrective Measure Study through April 21.
Albany, NY – The statistics are never easy to hear. As of 2004, the Centers for Disease Control reported that about one-quarter of people suffering from HIV and AIDS were women. According to a UN survey conducted last year, women's share of the disease was about half.
That disparity may show a vast increase in women who've contracted the HIV/AIDS. It may show the nebulous data that different organizations put out about the disease. Or, it may show a little bit of both.
Albany, NY – Calling all sweet tooths! The Roundtable ends their live broadcast at the CIA on a sweet note with pastry chefs, Alison McLoughlin and Kate Cavotti. Joe, Julia and Alan talk about, but mostly eat, sweets in this live broadcast at the CIA.