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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.