The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed October 1, 2014

'Curious: The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It' By Ian Leslie

    

  Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning, and discovering as they grow older. Those who do so tend to be smarter, more creative, and more successful. So why are many of us allowing our curiosity to wane?

Ian Leslie writes about the importance of curiosity in Curious: The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed October 1, 2014

'Brown Girl Dreaming' By Jaqueline Woodson

    

  Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jaqueline Woodson always felt halfway home in each place.

In Brown Girl Dreaming she uses vivid poems to share what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

The Roundtable
10:50 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival – Bruce Greenwood

Bruce Greenwood and Ella Purnell in Wildlike.
Credit Wildlike

Actor Bruce Greenwood has been a familiar face on screen for decades, with credits including the new Star Trek series, Capote, Meek’s Cutoff, Flight, St. Elsewhere, Knots Landing, and dozens more.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival - David Broza

David Broza
Credit Ilan Besor

    The 15th annual Woodstock Film Festival's kick-off event will be the World Premiere of Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman's feature documentary East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on Wednesday, October 15 at the Woodstock Playhouse. Filmmaker Erez Miller and two of the film's subjects, David Broza and Steve Earle, will partake in a Q&A after the screening followed by a live acoustic concert featuring David Broza and Steve Earle.

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New York News
10:18 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Queens Assemblyman Arrested

Assemblyman William Scarborough

A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival - Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass
Credit Vanity Fair

 

     This year’s Woodstock Film Film festival will inaugurate a new award at their Maverick Awards Gala when they present the Fiercely Independent Award to producer, actor, director, writer - Mark Duplass. We welcome him to the show and speak with him about the award, working with his brother, their new HBO show, and more.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

10/1/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Ebola in the US
Secret Service and White House
Ken Lovett exclusive on Cuomo/Ethics panel
Drones

New York News
8:16 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Skidmore College Campus Reopens After Lockdown

Credit Lucas Willard

UPDATED 10:14 a.m.

The campus is reopen as of 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

UPDATED 8:42 a.m.:

According to a post on Skidmore College’s website, the Saratoga Springs campus remains closed this morning as State Police are conducting an evidence search after arresting 25-year-old Shane Harding. The police were searching for Harding, who was wanted on parole violation and suspected of rape in Schoharie County.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, continuing Secret Service issues, and protests in Hong Kong.

WAMC News
6:58 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about forecasts about lower heating costs and a fight over a proposed Walmart.

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