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
4:18 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Alzheimer's Asso. of Northeastern New York

In early March, Alzheimer’s Association released its new facts and figures on the extent of the disease and its toll. They report that, in the United States, an estimated 5.4 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including at least 800,000 who live alone. 

According the report, unless something is done to change the trajectory of the disease, as many as 16 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050.

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The Roundtable
5:27 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Ryan + Trevor Oakes: The Periphery of Perception at EMPAC

We learn about Ryan + Trevor Oakes: The Periphery of Perception at EMPAC and the panel discussion related to it, this week.http://www.empac.rpi.edu

The Roundtable
5:24 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Book Picks - Battenkill Books

This week's Book Picks List from Connie:

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cheryl Strayed
London Under by Peter Ackroyd
The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert
Grave Mercy by Robin Lafevers
Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes by Lauren Child
Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit by Chris Van Dusen

The Roundtable
4:42 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

We welcome Kevin Alterman and discuss his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
4:20 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

The Book Show #1239 - Lionel Shriver

Photograph: David Azia/AP

In The New Republic: A Novel, acclaimed author Lionel Shriver—author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That, The Post-Birthday World, and the vivid psychological novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, now a major motion picture—probes the mystery of charisma in a razor-sharp new novel that teases out the intimate relationship between terrorism and cults of personali

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The Roundtable
12:29 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close - and more - at The Arkell Museum

Diane Forsberg, Deputy Director & Chief Curator of The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, joins us to talk about the exhibition, "Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen: Life Observed Up-Close" and this coming Sunday's Earth Day family events.

The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

100th Anniversary of the RMS Titanic - Richard Davenport-Hines

Richard Davenport-Hines is the acclaimed biographer of W. H. Auden and the Macmillan dynasty. His most recent book is Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From.Music - "Moonstruck" - Ian Whitcomb conducting The White Star Orchestra on the album, Titanic: Music As Heard On The Fateful Voyage

The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri April 13, 2012

100th Anniversary of the RMS Titanic - Nicholas Wade

Nicholas Wade is the grandson of teacher and author Lawrence Beesley, a survivor of the RMS Titanic. Wade has written the afterward for the book, Titanic, First Accounts. We speak with him about his grandfather's story.
Music: "That Mesmerizing Mendelssohn Tune" - Ian Whitcomb conducting The White Star Orchestra on the album, Titanic: Music As Heard On The Fateful Voyage

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