Albany, NY – Congresswoman Kristen Gillibrand represents New York's twentieth congressional district. In these four installments of the Congressional Corner, the congresswoman speaks with Alan Chartock about farm subsidies, education, economic growth, and giving soldiers longer times at home between deployments.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 8/19/07 & 8/20/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld, and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss whether it's Herman or Herbert and "name mistakes" by the New York Times, whether journalists should be polite when asking questions, and much more.
Albany, NY – Aidan Delgado was in the process of enlisting in the US Military when terrorists struck the World Trade Center on September 11th. He was also exploring Buddhism. Then in 2003 Delgado was deployed to Iraq and assigned to the Abu Ghraib prison. Eventually he filed for, and was granted, status as a contentious objector. In this interview on The Roundtable, Delgado speaks of his experiences and his new book - The Sutras of Abu Ghraib.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/17/07 and 8/18/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Democrats begin speaking up for the Governor over the scandal known as Troopergate, the state attorney general announces a 4.5 million dollar final payments have been sent out to over five thousand dairy farmers statewide.
Montpelier, VT – Governor Jim Douglas says he's willing to consider using bonds to help pay for repairs to Vermont's roads and bridges. But he will only consider bonds if it doesn't increase the state's bond debt. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Saranac Lake, NY – The Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake has received a Center of Excellence designation for their bariatric surgery center. WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains.