Albany, NY – Valerie Martin Is known for her carefully crafted novels. Her new book "Trespass" combines a series of violations. A middle aged couple living in New York State seems to have a peaceful life. When their son takes up with an intense young woman from Croatia, intruders ranging from a poacher, to the unexpected pregnancy of the girlfriend, to the war in Yugoslavia completely upend their world.
Albany, NY – This week, Dr. Stieg talks with Josef Woodman, author of the book "Patients Beyond Borders." Woodman has written the first comprehensive guide for Americans considering medical tourism. Less about travel and all about healthcare choices, this consumer guidebook provides practical answers for the increasing numbers of Americans facing long-term financial insecurity due to challenging medical conditions.
Stockbridge, MA – Peter Berle, former head of National Audubon, a New York state Commissioner of Environmental Conservation, and WAMC contributor, has died from injuries sustained on his farm in the Berkshires this summer. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;
Albany, NY – If you look at most numbers, seems like Hillary Clinton is likely to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2008. Polls show women prefer Clinton. There's a sizable gap between Clinton and Barack Obama, who's running second. She's done well in presidential debates.
Albany, NY – Hillary Clinton is no newcomer to politics. We all know her as a Senator from New York and the former First Lady of both the nation and Arkansas. But Clinton started her political activism very young...in fact, she started out agitating for the Republican party, serving as president of Wellesley's College Republicans.
Burlington, VT – Tomorrow, rallies will be held around the country in a second Step It Up grassroots effort for climate change action. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley previews two rallies planned in Vermont.