Albany, NY – Legendary prosecutor and bestselling author, Vincent Bugliosi has spent 22 years and 1,700 pages on defending the Warren Commission report and coming to the same conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in shooting the President. He speaks about how he came to this massive project.
Reclaiming History by Vincent Bugliosi. Published by Norton.
Albany, NY – For 22 years, Tom Brokaw served as the anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News. Since leaving the desk in 2004, he has been a staple on the network with prime time specials and assisting in the coverage of breaking news. Brokaw was the commencement speaker for Skidmore College's 96th Commencement held at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Joe speaks with Brokaw about his career, missing the anchor desk and what wisdom he wants to impart on the Skiddies.
Albany, NY – Simon's Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington will hold its 38th commencement ceremonies tomorrow. Robert Greifeld, the President and CEO of the NASDAQ Stock Market, will deliver the keynote address to the more than 150 graduates, their families and guests. Greifeld spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock about his speech, the world of finance, and what advice he plans to offer to the class of 2007.
Albany, NY – While mulling over a possible run for the White House, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has been trying his hand at novel writing. He and his co-author William Forstchen have recently completed a series of novels on the Civil War. Their latest is titled Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th. Gingrich speaks about how the new novel came about.
Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th, by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen. Published by St. Martin's- Thomas Dunne Books.
Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg welcomes Dr. Riley J. Williams, an orthopedic surgeon at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery and a team physician for both the New York Mets and New York Giants. Dr. Williams talks about his love for sports medicine, the tips he shares with patients who aren't professional athletes, and the level of steroid use in pro sports. (Replay of show #006)
Northampton, MA – The City of Northampton Massachusetts , located in a region with a rich history of local agriculture, has been without a locally owned food co-op since the 1980s. But that will soon change, as we hear from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief, Paul Tuthill.....
Albany, NY – Lobbyists for The Community Service Society met Tuesday in Albany with members of The Black, Puerto Rican, Asian and Hispanic Caucus, advocating for the rights of the "formerly incarcerated," calling for new state laws and public policy. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.
Albany, NY – Silda Spitzer was joined by her husband, Governor Eliot Spitzer at the State Capitol, as she announced an initiative designed to reverse downward trends in "youthful" population - Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.