Joe Donahue

Vice President, News and Programming

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book. 

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The Roundtable
12:14 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

2nd Annual Michael and Kitty Dukakis Public Policy Lecture at MCLA - Senator George J. Mitchell

George Mitchell was appointed to the United States Senate in 1980 to complete the unexpired term of Senator Edmund Muskie, who resigned to become Secretary of State. He was elected to a full term in the Senate in 1982 in a stunning come-from-behind victory. Mitchell went on to an illustrious career in the Senate spanning 14 years.

In 1988, he was reelected with 81 percent of the vote, the largest margin in Maine history. He left the Senate in 1995 as the Senate Majority Leader; a position he had held since January 1989.

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The Roundtable - Book Picks
10:10 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Book Picks - Odyssey Bookshop

Emily Crowe from The Odyssey Bookshop joins us with this week's Book Picks.

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The Roundtable - Question of the Day
8:58 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Question of the Day - Who Will Win?

Since all the public opinion polls and experts are predicting a close race between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday, we though our question of the day would put you on the spot and ask – Who do you predict is going to win the Presidential Election?

We are not asking who should, or who you want – just who you think is going to win.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon November 5, 2012

The Mount's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Julian Fellowes

Julian Fellowes and Joe Donahue

Julian Fellowes, creator of the PBS smash Downton Abbey, received the 2012 Edith Wharton Lifetime Achievement Award in Boston on Saturday. But, he extended his first trip to the Bay State by one day to have time to visit The Mount in Lenox. We met up with him there and spoke with him about Wharton and his work.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon November 5, 2012

New York Council for the Humanities - Community Conversation - Democracy

As our nation approaches 250 years of independence and its 57th presidential election, Community Conversations invites New Yorkers to discuss the role democracy plays in their lives as members of local, national, and global communities.

This morning we will partner with the New York Council for the Humanities and welcome two experts to have an in-depth discussion about civic participation and the meaning of democracy.

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The Roundtable
9:50 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home by Susan Clark

Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home is a new book that chronicles the ways in which ordinary people have mobilized to find local solutions to local problems. It invites us to bring the advantages of "slow" to our community decision-making.

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The Roundtable - Question of the Day
8:51 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Question of the Day - Fair Election?

With the race for President deemed too close to call, we ask you: Are confident it will be a fair election?

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri November 2, 2012

The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell

We welcome Patricia Cornwell back to the program and speak with her about her latest Scarpetta novel, The Bone Bed.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at The Theatre Institute at Sage

The Theatre Institute at Sage is putting on a production of Edward Albee’s classic, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. The play, which turns 50 this years, is directed by David Baecker and pits two couples in a long night of vicious games. This blended student and faculty staging in the Meader Little Theatre stars David Bunce and Leigh Strimbeck – who joins us to to talk about the production.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri November 2, 2012

The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden - the preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces - joins us to talk about his new book, The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden.

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