Washington, DC – The stock market has been roller coastering this week in reaction to the collapse of an investment bank and the subsequent federal deal that kept it afloat. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett looks at the economy, the plans to fix it, and the lessons to be learned from history.
Albany, NY – Julia and David speak with Steve and Dede Leiber of Upstate Films about the Academy Award winning best documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side" with film maker Alex Gibney as well as current and upcoming local theater events. Upstate Films is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information visit, www.upstatefilms.org.
Albany, NY – In today's Congressional Corner, the discussion shifts from domestic issues such as the economy and health care to the U.S.'s foreign policy in Alan and New York's Congressman Maurice Hinchey's discussion.
Albany, NY – WAMC's Steve Felano reports about the rise in citizen journalism as an alternative source of news and information in today's media. Felano explored how the public has turned towards reporting the news themselves rather than relying on other sources of media. Recently bigger media companies such as CNN have accepted information from the public and perhaps this alternative source of information will become more important in the news.
Albany, NY – Julia speaks with book salesman Dick from Oblong Books about his weekly book picks. Oblong Books is located in Rhinebeck, New York and for more information about this bookstore, visit www.oblongbooks.com.
Albany , NY – Hudson Valley Bureau Chief, Susan Barnett, shares with the Roundtable her progress on her New Year's Resolution to lose weight that she calls "From Flab to Fit". Do people gain weight because of stress, tempting food, lack of exercise or bad genes? Susan Barnett explores these answers and more in her quest to become fit for life.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with professor Tudor Parfitt about his book, "The Lost Arc of the Covenant". This modern day Indiana Jones has attempted to recover the Ten Commandments that is so sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with physician and best selling author Jerome Grooman about his book, "How Doctors Think". The book explores why mistakes are made in health care, 80% of which are due to mistakes from doctors.
VT – A Chittenden County, Vermont planning group is updating plans to create an interconnected regional bicycle and pedestrian transportation network. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...