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Vox Pop
3:46 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Editorial Page: The Pentagon's 9/11 Case and the Military Commission System

Albany, NY – Host David Galletly welcomes Laurie Shanks, a Clinical Professor of Law at Albany Law School.

WAMC New York News
3:45 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Governor Says New York's Future is Upstate Agriculture

Albany, NY – Governor Spitzer is banking on the future of UPSTATE New York, which he believes is in its orchards, vineyards, pastures and fields. On Wednesday, Spitzer addressed Farmers in Central New York who have pledged to support his One Billion Dollar Upstate Revitalization Fund. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
3:23 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Area Community Colleges Want Dorms

Hudson Valley, NY – When New York's community colleges first opened, they were seen as local alternatives which allowed students to earn college credit while living at home. But they say that role is changing and the road isn't smooth. Susan Barnett reports.

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The Book Show
12:59 am
Thu February 21, 2008

The Book Show #1022

Albany, NY – Susan Choi's remarkable novel, "A Person of Interest," follows an aging and reclusive math professor from Asia who is suspected of being a letter bomber.

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WAMC News
12:48 am
Thu February 21, 2008

GE to proceed with PCB testing

Pittsfield, MA – In Pittsfield, Massachusetts General Electric has received state approval to test for PCBs in an abandoned fire suppression system. The news has yielded a two-fold reaction from some local environmentalists. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC News
12:07 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Connecting farmers and land

Great Barrington, MA – Concerned that the demand for local food is exceeding the supply, a Berkshire County organization is hopeful it is planting seeds that will sprout new farms. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New York News
11:47 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Murder-Suicide Foreshadowed in Blog

West Hurley, NY – State police in Ulster County are investigating what appears to be a murder suicide...but there's a strange and somewhat disturbing 21st century twist to the case.
Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
11:06 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Chip Kidd (aired 2/20/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with book cover designer, Chip Kidd, about his new book, "The Learners". Kidd has been credited for changing the way modern books are packaged. He claims that his new book is an creative as his book jacket covers.

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The Roundtable
10:48 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Michael Pollan (aired 2/ 20/08) 2 of 2

Albany, NY – Joe continues his discussion with Michael Pollan about his book, "In Defense of Food". Pollan speaks about how the healthy dietary knowledge that was once passed down from generation to generation has now become confused with food marketers, nutritional scientists and journalists.

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The Roundtable
10:36 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Terrie Williams (aired 2/19/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Terrie Williams about her book, "Black Pain". Williams started a black public relations firm and has suffered from years of depression. Her book empowering explores her emotional pain that relates to the unique black experience.

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