Albany, NY – The Oakland Athletics have found some pretty innovative strategies for building their team over the years. Author and columnist Michael Lewis spent some time with the team and discovered their secret for finding the best players for the least amount of money.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael Lewis. Published by Norton.
Albany, NY – Menopause the Musical uses four female characters to explore the changes women face as they age. Producing Artistic Director Maggie Cahill, brand new Managing Director Elizabeth Doran and actress Nancy Slusser discuss Capital Repertory Theatre's production of Menopause the Musical.
Albany, NY – This week's show focuses on West Point, which has accepted a record number of women in its entering class. We hear from Mindy Kimball who graduated from West Point in 1966, and has stayed beyond her 5-year military service commitment.
Springfield, VT – Springfield, Vermont won the internet vote and has been named the home of the Simpson's. The town will host the premiere of The Simpson's Movie in a week and a half. But winning this contest means more than hosting a movie. It's a chance to capitalize on tourism promotion for the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.