Albany, NY – (Airs: 9/07/07 and 9/08/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer makes his selection for who should continue to run the state's three thoroughbred race tracks, Senator Bruno makes a major, high-speed rail announcement, and a project billed as the biggest in generations in the Catskills was announced this week.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 9/09/07 & 9/10/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and WTEN News Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss how the White House Press Corps was in the dark on the Presidents surprise visit to Iraq, some media in Rochester are accused of amplifying a grieving families pain, newspaper ads that stink, and much more.
Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield, Massachusetts unveiled details of its latest public art exhibition Monday morning. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report on the fall-themed project, which invites the public to become an artist for a day;
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan talks about hospitals and healthcare policy with former New York Lieutenant Governor Betsy McCaughey. Since her time in state government, Dr. McCaughey founded the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, a non-profit organization devoted to providing safer and cleaner hospital care. She tells Alan what New York and other states can do to prevent patient sickness and death from hospital infections, reduce healthcare costs and move toward universal access to healthcare.
Albany, NY – William Cope Moyers is the son of famed journalist Bill Moyers. Before becoming the vice president for external affairs at the Hazelden Foundation, Cope Moyers struggled with and recovered from an addiction to alcohol and crack cocaine. In this interview on The Roundtable he speaks of the struggle, and his book on the experience: Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption.