Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen talks with author Nathaniel Philbrick about his latest book "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War." The National Book Award winner and finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History examines the history of Plymouth colony and brings into focus a period of American history often clouded in mythology.
Albany, NY – The Roundtable Hosts speak with Dr. Morton Meyers, author of Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs- When Scientists Find What They're NOT Looking For. They discuss the phenomenon of unexpected scientific discoveries.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Spring is here and Ward will have an update on how things are going--that includes what is happening with the Geese,beavers and dandelions. Plus, Ward will tell us about his concerns over Teflon. We will answer your letters on hiking, ticks, medicine and salamanders. In addition, if we are really, really lucky--Ward will tell his bat poop story!
Albany, NY – The Roundtable hosts speak with Dr. Morton Meyers, author of Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs- When Scientists Find What They're NOT Looking For. They discuss the phenomenon of unexpected epiphanies in science.
Albany, NY – The Roundtable hosts speak to Pam Mertz, member of the College of St. Rose's Fluency Council and the National Stuttering Association. Pam seeks to dispel some of the misconceptions about stuttering, and discuss some of the treatment options.
Northampton, MA – The spiritual leader of Tibet, the 14th Dalai Lama spoke to an audience of 5 thousand people today at Smith College in Northampton Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....