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3:59 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Word For The Wise #3255

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3255--06/01/07: Famous grits from history

The Roundtable
2:33 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Marilyn Nissenson 5-31-07

Albany, NY – Dorothy Schiff was the owner of the New York Post for almost 40 years. She was best known as Dolly and she presided over the paper during the first stirrings of feminist politics in the workplace, the high tide of American Liberalism and the excitement of muck-raking journalism. Journalist Marilyn Nissenson paints a vivid picture of Schiff in her new book, The Lady Upstairs: Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post.

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The Roundtable
2:24 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Howard Glassman 5-31-07

Albany, NY – Howard Glassman of WAMC's Performing Arts Studio, The Linda, tells us what events are coming up.

www.thelinda.org

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The Roundtable
2:12 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Mitchell Rose 5-31-07

Albany, NY – Dancer-actor-comedian-filmmaker Mitchell Rose, architect of the genre shattering Mitch Show tells us all about it.

www.mitchellrose.com

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The Roundtable
2:02 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor speak with Meira Blaustein 5-31-07

Albany, NY – You don't have to travel to Sundance or hop a plane to Cannes to keep up with the latest independent film. Just drive over to Woodstock where the locals get to see everything first. It's all thanks to the Woodstock Film Festival and its new summer film series. Meira Blaustein, Co-Founder and Festival Director of the Woodstock Film Festival tells us all about it.

The Roundtable
1:49 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Jane Swift and Laura Flanders 5-31-07

Albany, NY – Julia Taylor previews WAMC's women's show, 51%, on which issues of women in politics, and how the landscape is changing with a female presidential candidate like Hillary Clinton are discussed. She interviews two women from each side of the aisle: Republican Jane Swift, former governor of MA, and Laura Flanders, host of RadioNation on the left-wing Air America.

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The Roundtable
1:38 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Khaled Hosseini 5-31-07

Albany, NY – Khaled Hosseini's new novel A Thousand Splendid Suns is the first book pick of "Reading with the Roundtable." He speaks about his new novel and what it was like to follow up such a successful novel as The Kite Runner.

A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini. Published by Riverhead.

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The Roundtable
1:14 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Ferber 6-1-07

Albany, NY – Dr. Richard Ferber, one of the nation's foremost authorities on children's sleep problems, has some sound ideas for helping your child fall and stay asleep at night and perform well during the day.

Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems, by Richard Ferber.
Published by Fireside Books.

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The Roundtable
1:06 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Jennifer Nathan speaks with Jack Larkin 6-1-07

Albany, NY – Jack Larkin is the author of Where We Lived: Discovering the Places We Once Called Home, and as he found in his research, many of our ancestors wrote down the nuances of their daily lives. With the help of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Larkin gathered 400 black and white photos and combined them with evocative text to take us on a journey of American homes of the late 18th and 19th centuries. He tells us what it is about the home that captures both the sublime, and the ordinary nature of everyday life.

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WAMC New England News
1:05 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Bicyclists Hired To Empty Downtown Trash Barrels

Northampton, MA – Starting today the city of Northampton Massachusetts is using bicyclists to haul away some of its municipal trash. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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