The Best of Our Knowledge
2:29 am
Mon April 21, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 918

WAMC New York News
2:06 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Ideas for Earth Day

Hudson Valley, NY – It's been 38 years since the first Earth Day. The issues it addresses are becoming increasingly more urgent. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports on efforts to find some creative answers.

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The Roundtable
12:52 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Chelsea Green- Pearls, Politics and Power (aired 4/21/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with VT's former governor, Chelsea Green, about her new book "Pearls, Politics and Power: How Women can Win and Lead". Joe and Chelsea discuss the message that she wanted to convey in her book.

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The Roundtable
12:48 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Jeff Gordinier- X Saved the World (aired 4/21/08)

Albany, NY – The editor of "Details Magazine" Jeff Gordinier, joins the Roundtable to discuss his book, "X- Saved the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything From Sucking". The book was inspired by an article he wrote for "Details Magazine" about the marginalization of Generation X.

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Media Project
2:56 am
Sun April 20, 2008

The Media Project #881

Albany , NY – (AIRS: 4/20/08 & 4/21/08)WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss issues confronting the media.

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Capitol Connection
2:26 am
Sat April 19, 2008

The Capitol Connection #816

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Jay Gallagher, Albany Bureau Chief for Gannett News Service. Alan and Jay discuss Governor David Paterson's handling of the budget process and the news about his relatively small charitable contributions. They'll also talk about why Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver blocked a vote on congestion pricing and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's political plans after he leaves office.

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WAMC News
11:47 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Bush Administration Challenges Vermont Emissions Ruling

Montpelier, VT – The Bush Administration wants a federal appeals court to set aside a ruling from a federal judge in Vermont that said states have the authority regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
10:59 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Peter Drummey - John and Abigail Adams Letters (aired 4/18/08)

Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Vassar College librarian, Peter Drummey about the exhibit of John and Abigail Adams' Letters. The letters are a way into the various aspects of their lives. For more information on the exhibit, visit www.vassar.edu.

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The Roundtable
10:53 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Judy Bart Kancigor - Passover Cooking - Cooking Jewish (aired 4/18/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Judy Bart Kancigor about her book, "Passover Cooking - Cooking Jewish". Kancigor discusses some Jewish recipes and the traditions of Passover for Jews and her family.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
10:31 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Cosmetic discussion

Albany, NY – Television programs like Extreme Makeover and The Swan have glorified cosmetic surgery as a cure-all for self-esteem and life difficulties. Doctors performed nearly 12 million cosmetic procedures in the U.S. last year. That's an 8 percent increase since the year 2000. Non-surgical treatments like Botox and laser treatments topped the popularity rankings. Among surgeries, liposuction and breast augmentation had the highest numbers.

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