Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge

Credit Courtesy of Sean Eldridge for Congress

  The Common Core has divided many Americans.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — discusses education with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue July 22, 2014

The 7th Annual Mount Tremper Arts Summer Festival

Katie Workum’s Black Lakes

  The 7th annual Mount Tremper Arts Summer Festival is up and running through August 23rd featuring groundbreaking music events, visceral dance works and boundary-pushing theater. The festival showcases risk-taking work, but also fosters an environment where audiences and artists can come together to form a community that values dialogue and experimentation.

The festivals remaining events this year include four world premieres!

Co-founder and Artistic Director Mathew Pokoik and Executive Director Abigail Guay join us to tell us more.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Book Picks - Battenkill Books

  This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.

List:
The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War by Jacqueline Winspear
A History of the Future: A World Made by Hand Novel by James Howard Kunstler (Event 9/12/14)
Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alistair Bonnett
Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black by Chris Tomlinson
Travels with Casey by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
Conversion by Katherine Howe
Anna & Solomon by Elaine Snyder and illustrated by Harry Bliss (Event 7/31/14)

Vox Pop
9:53 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 7/22/14 : What To Do About Putin?

Credit Sven Teschke via Wikimedia Commons

The world has been watching Russia and Ukraine since last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet that killed 298 civilians. Even as investigators comb the contested site, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to blame Kiev for breaking a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists. What should the U.S. do about this global hotspot? And is Putin soul-less, as Vice President Biden reportedly told the Russian leader, or just cynical?

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

7/22/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and political consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include:
Crash Investigation
Rikers Injuries
Guard Deployed to Border
NYC Chokehold
Marathon Bombing Trial

WAMC News
7:42 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses lowering pensions in Detroit, China tensions choking off tourism to Vietnam, and NYC reviewing assaults on inmates on Riker's island.

Hudson Valley News
6:58 am
Tue July 22, 2014

NY Congressman Touts America Gives Legislation

Credit Courtesy of Scenic Hudson

A New York congressman from Columbia County says a recently passed bill in the House of Representatives helps promote conservation easements.

Read more
Weather
6:50 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast

Credit WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Read more
Sports
6:15 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Sports Report: Red Sox Wins Fifth Straight; Celtics Get New Logo

MLB:

In the American League, the Texas Rangers beat the sloppy New York Yankees 4-2 last night. Miles Mikolas earned his first win as a starter, pitching into the eighth inning. New York committed five errors — three by starting pitcher Shane Greene. Second baseman Brian Roberts and shortstop Derek Jeter made the other errors for the Yankees.

Read more
New England News
10:15 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont Preparing To Gauge Turkey Health

Wild turkeys
Credit D. Gordon E. Robertson/Wikimedia Commons

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for help from the public in gauging how well the state's turkey flock is reproducing.
Read more

Pages