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The Roundtable
2:09 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Steve & Dede Leiber and Hart Parry 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Our two favorite independent theatre owners, Steve and Dede Leiber, join Academy Award winning film maker Hart Perry to discuss the screening of his film Harlan County: USA.

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Hart Parry's screening of Harlan County USA will be on Friday, May 18th, 2007 at 7pm

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Barbara Esmark 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Barbara Esmark is the owner of Be Gallery in High Falls, NY. She discusses the current exhibit-- Crossing Borders: Contemporary Mexican Art and Folk Art which includes whimsical depictions of village life contrasted with the sharp lines and frenetic energy of urban Mexico. It will be on display through June 12th.

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(845)687-0660

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The Roundtable
1:09 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Listener Essay: MK. McCarty, Spring 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Mary Kate McCarty remembers sharing the arrival of spring with her mother and siblings.

The Roundtable
12:57 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Alan Chartock speaks with Arthur Penn 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Arthur Penn, a three time Oscar nominee is being honored with a lifetime achievement award. He speaks about his films, the actors, and his latest honor which is being presented at the Berkshire International Film Festival.

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WAMC New York News
12:26 am
Thu May 17, 2007

EPA Announces Brownfields Grants for Rensselaer

Rensselaer, NY – The Environmental Protection Agency will make four hundred thousand dollars in brownfields grants available to The City of Rensselaer. The funds will be used to assess the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites along The Hudson River. WAMC's Steve Felano has more.

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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WAMC New York News
12:13 am
Thu May 17, 2007

NY Racing: More Changes Planned?

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) hopes to continue to operate the Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct tracks.

Albany, NY – Sweeping Changes may be in store for New York's Racing Industry... According to a report on the website run by racing publication "BLOODHORSE" New York may scrap the current bidding process to operate Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga. Aqueduct would be put up for sale. Karl O'Farrell, CEO of Capital Play, doesn't see the wisdom in closing Aqueduct.

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Media Project
12:12 am
Thu May 17, 2007

The Media Project #832

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 5/13/07 and 5/14/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss a letter about the AP and Ann Coulter, the press holds a story at the request of law enforcement, Bill O'Reilly's name calling gets added up, and much more.

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Media Project
12:12 am
Thu May 17, 2007

The Media Project #832

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 5/13/07 and 5/14/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss a letter about the AP and Ann Coulter, the press holds a story at the request of law enforcement, Bill O'Reilly's name calling gets added up, and much more.

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