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The Roundtable
1:30 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Newt Gingrich 5-17

Albany, NY – While mulling over a possible run for the White House, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has been trying his hand at novel writing. He and his co-author William Forstchen have recently completed a series of novels on the Civil War. Their latest is titled Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th. Gingrich speaks about how it came about.

Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th, by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen. Published by Thomas Dunne Books.

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10:30 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Word For The Wise #3244

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3244--05/17/07: An apology means never having to say you're sorry

WAMC New York News
8:18 am
Thu May 17, 2007

FOOD For A Healthy America

Albany, NY – Currently, more than 35 million Americans cannot meet their own food needs. The Food Outreach and Opportunity Development or FOOD, for a Healthy America Act would increase the supply and availability of locally produced foods by providing innovative financing for small and midsized family farmers and ranchers.

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WAMC New England News
4:32 am
Thu May 17, 2007

US Rep Takes Food Stamp Challenge

Worcester, MA – A Democratic congressman from Massachusetts is finding out this week what it is like to live on a food stamp budget. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
4:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Bicycling Commuters See Many Benefits

Northampton, MA – With gasoline prices hovering around 3 dollars a gallon, and an increased awareness about global warming there is some evidence to suggest more and more people are biking to work. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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The Roundtable
4:03 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Jennifer Nathan previews the independent film ARRANGED

Albany, NY – Arranged marriages may seem like a thing of the past, but for many cultures around the world--and in the United States--it is a time honored tradition. We'll meet an Orthodox Jew who bucked that tradition and made a movie about arranged marriages rather than entering into one herself. Her film ARRANGED is featured this weekend at the Berkshire International Film Festival.
www.biffma.com

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51 % The Women's Perspective
3:14 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Young women look for a new role

Albany, NY – First up, Full Frontal Feminism. Jessica Valenti is known for her chatty blog femenisting.com, which is targeted at women in their teens and twenties. She's just come out with a book written for the same age group called "Full Frontal Feminism." It's a quick, breezy guide to women's issues. I asked Valenti why some young women resist calling themselves feminists.

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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.

Upstate Film presents the "Watch a Movie With...Series."
www.upstatefilms.com
1-888-FILM-NUT

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.

www.begallery.com
(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.

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