The Book Show
10:37 am
Wed May 23, 2007

The Book Show #984

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, talks with Ron Carlson about his novel "Five Skies." The novel is set in a remote section of Idaho where three men, all emotionally damaged and at different stages in life, come together for a summer-long construction project.

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WAMC New England News
5:21 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Homeless To Move To Subsidized Housing

Springfield, MA – If all goes as planned, 100 chronically homeless people will be moving into apartments of their own in the city of Springfield Massachusetts during the next few months. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
4:07 am
Wed May 23, 2007

AAA Petitions for Cell Service

Plattsburgh, NY – Triple-A Northway is mounting a petition campaign calling on officials involved in an agreement to bring cell phone service to the Adirondack Northway to implement service by this winter. But those involved in the agreement say a winter startup isn't feasible. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
3:40 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Duchess County Tax Revaluation Uproar

Kingston, NY – Hundreds of southern Duchess County taxpayers are hoping they'll get some satisfaction after yesterday's Grievance Day. Some communities haven't had a revaluation since the 70s and home prices have skyrocketed since then. Officials agree that the new figures may not be perfect, but they're hoping this year's mistakes will make next year go much more smoothly. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has more.

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The Roundtable
3:26 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Poll Question 5-23-o7 on China's economy

Albany, NY – How do you think China's changing economy is impacting the United States and the rest of the world?

WAMC New York News
3:26 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Duchess County Tax Revaluation Uproar

Kingston, NY – Hundreds of southern Duchess County taxpayers are hoping they'll get some satisfaction after yesterday's Grievance Day. Some communities haven't had a revaluation since the 70s and home prices have skyrocketed since then. Officials agree that the new figures may not be perfect, but they're hoping this year's mistakes will make next year go much more smoothly. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has more.

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The Roundtable
2:28 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Women Making Music: Erin McKeown 5-21-07

Albany, NY – Where do Judy Garland and Starbucks intersect? In singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. She shares her penchant for the Northeast and her admiration for Ms. Gumm in Women Making Music.

The Roundtable
2:19 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Vincent Bugliosi 5-21-07

Albany, NY – Legendary prosecutor and bestselling author, Vincent Bugliosi has spent 22 years and 1,700 pages on defending the Warren Commission report and coming to the same conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in shooting the President. He speaks about how he came to this massive project.

Reclaiming History by Vincent Bugliosi.
Published by Norton.

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The Roundtable
2:06 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Tom Brokaw 5-21-07

Albany, NY – For 22 years, Tom Brokaw served as the anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News. Since leaving the desk in 2004, he has been a staple on the network with prime time specials and assisting in the coverage of breaking news. Brokaw was the commencement speaker for Skidmore College's 96th Commencement held at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Joe speaks with Brokaw about his career, missing the anchor desk and what wisdom he wants to impart on the Skiddies.

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