Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain. David Guistina moderates.
Topics include: What might Obama find in Syracuse? Bon Jovi/Cuomo/NYS Fair Egypt authorizes use of live ammunition against pro-Morsi protesters Syrian Electronic Army hacks Washington Post Web site Chief judges of 87 US courts decry funding cuts Smithsonian unearths a new species of mammal: The olinguito
The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor rebounds and other politicians make New Yorker’s ashamed in a new poll, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the state of hydro-fracking in the state, and we’ll check the latest report card rating the state’s hospitals.
Alan interviews Donna Burkhart, Acting Executive Director of Gould Farm - a highly-regarded residential therapeutic community in the Berkshires dedicated to helping adults with mental illness since 1913.
The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: On this week’s Gazette: Governor Andrew Cuomo says it’s now up to the voters to decide whether they want to expand gambling in the State,Our Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts Patrick Bulgaro, a key appointee of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver who resigned from the board, and a small business organization is cheering the overturning of New York City's soda ban.
Alan speaks with Helen Epstein about her New Yorker Magazine article about Melita Maschmann, a former Nazi who wrote a memoir. Epstein is also the author of six books including the multi-generational memoir Where she came from: A Daughter’s Search for her Mother’s History; the first book on inter-generational trauma Children of the Holocaust: and the biography Joe Papp: An American Life. She also reviews theater and music in the Berkshires for the online arts magazine The Arts Fuse.
(Airs: 7/28 & 7/29/13) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of Anthony Weiner and the NYC Mayoral race, the advertorial and the controversy about it in print journalism, your letters and much more.