Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Judith Enck, Deputy Secretary for the Environment in the Paterson Administration. Enck talks about the transition to Governor David Paterson and what action the new governor has taken on environmental issues since taking office. They'll also talk about new support for an expanded bottle bill, the forest fire at the Minnewaska State Park and much more.
Albany, NY – Judith and Teresa from the The Catskill Ballet Company join the Roundtable to discuss their performance this weekend in Ulster, New York. A Midsummer's Night Dream is playing at the Ulster Performing Arts Center at 8pm tonight and tomorrow night and at 2pm Sunday. For more information, visit www.catskillballet.org.
Albany, NY – We turn back the pages of time to talk about a woman who hit it big in the Jazz Era. Peggy Lee is considered by some to be the greatest female jazz singer of all time. She had a different approach from the triumverate we hear about today - Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday. That's because Peggy Lee had a habit of almost whispering into the microphone when she sang.
Albany, NY – In today's Congressional Corner, the Roundtable's producer Andy Clegg concludes his discussion with New York Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand about Congress' plan to help diary farmers during this time of economic downturn.
Washington, DC – Vermont's Congressional delegation wants the Defense Department to explain why soldiers who have completed their tours of duty in Iraq can't get home. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Bethel, NY – An event that couldn't find a home forty years ago has become an enormous economic engine for the Hudson Valley and it's about to kick into high gear again. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.