Albany, NY – AHost Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Charles Kenny for a discussion about orthopaedic medicine. After more than 25 years of private practice of orthopaedic surgery in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Charles Kenny, M.D. now focuses on the non-surgical aspects of orthopaedics.
Albany, NY – It's a very special edition of Capitol Connection, as host Alan Chartock welcomes New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. In this informal, "soup-to-nuts" discussion, Governor Spitzer reflects on what has been a very eventful first term in office. Alan and the Governor run the gamut... from the controversy over Spitzer's plan to offer drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants, to NYRA....even to the resignation of Yankee Manager Joe Torre. It's a fascinating half-hour with the most powerful man in New York. Don't miss it!
Saratoga Springs, NY – It was a debate - with a difference. The 12 candidates for contested offices in the Spa City faced the public Thursday evening at the Lake Avenue School. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas attended the debate and has this overview.
Springfield, MA – While the radiation exposure claims of former workers remain in limbo in Washington DC the fate of their old factory in Springfield Massachusetts has been sealed. The Chapman Valve plant is being torn down. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....
Plattsburgh, NY – A National Day of Action is planned on Saturday to call on the Bush Administration to end the Iraq war, bring the troops home and use war funding instead for domestic needs. Thousands of anti-war protesters are expected to gather in cities across the country and activists are gearing up for gatherings in two cities in our region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – It's well-documented that Latinas are on the rise in the United States. Census data shows that for every eight people in our country, at least one is Latin American. Latin American cultures aren't known for empowering women. Hispanic men are known for their macho and dominating behavior. The theme of woman as traitor runs through much of Latin-American literature.
Montpelier, VT – A U.S. Senate panel is finishing up work on the 2007 Farm Bill, and Vermont's senior senator says it contains significant provisions to help his state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Montpelier, VT – New York and Vermont have joined other New England states in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to do more to control mercury pollution that's blowing into the region from the Midwest. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.