We begin today with a brief note about the very recent passing of visionary science fiction writer, Sir Arthur C. Clarke. Clarke was the author of 100 books and was an impassioned promoter of the idea that humanity's destiny lay beyond the confines of earth.
Washington, DC – The head of a Western Massachusetts veteran's organization wants Congress to establish a permanent housing program designed to address the problem of homeless veterans. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Utica, NY – Oneida County has been spending money to improve the newly-designated County airport at the former Griffiss Air Force Base. But can the new facility resurrect the County's floundering economy? Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas takes a look.
Albany , NY – When we last talked with Ward he had rod and reel in hand and was ready to kick-off the trout fishing season - we will get an update. The frogs are mating and one listener has been watching ... and listening and wants to know more - we'll explain. The bats are still in the news and you have been writing about them - so Ward will answer your questions. Plus, why is the dead deer in my yard moving?
Albany , NY – Katie speaks with Maureen Ogle about her book, "Ambitious Brew : The Story of American Beer". After seeing a beer truck, Ogel decided to research and write her next book about the history of beer in America. Her book explore the deception, how lager came to America, prohibition and how microbreweries started.
Albany, NY – Joe and David speak with Scott Meyer, the owner of Merritt Books in Redhook and Millbrook for this week's book picks. For more information, visit www.merrittbooks.com or visit The Roundtable's website for a complete list of the book picks.
Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Harriet Ruben about her book, "La Pincessa: Machiavelli For Women". Ruben's book looks back at the Machiavelli's concept of power. She will be given a lecture that is free and open to the public at the Russel Sage College April 17.