The Roundtable

Weekdays, 9:00am

WAMC's The Roundtable is an award-winning, nationally recognized eclectic talk program. The show airs from 9am to noon each weekday and features news, interviews, in-depth discussion, listener call-ins, music, and much (much) more! Hosted by Joe Donahue and produced by Sarah LaDuke, The Roundtable tackles serious and lighthearted subjects, looking to explore the many facets of the human condition with civility, respect and responsibility.

The show's hallmark is thoughtful interviews with A-list newsmakers, authors, artists, sports figures, actors, and people with interesting stories to tell. Since hitting the airwaves in May of 2001, The Roundtable has interviewed the likes of Arthur Miller, Kurt Vonnegut, Maya Angelou, Madeleine Albright, Jimmy Carter, John McCain, Bob Dole, Bill O'Reilly, Steve Martin, James Taylor, Bill Cosby, Stephen King, Melissa Etheridge and lots of other really cool people. Plus, Wilco does our theme song. What more can you ask for?

If you have any questions or you'd like to be on the show, email us at roundtable@wamc.org

"Book Picks" lists are here.

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Playlist

January 09, 2013

9:00 AM
Pieholden Suite
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Composer : Jeff Tweedy/Jay Bennett
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Reprise Records
10:00 AM
Pieholden Suite
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Composer : Jeff Tweedy/Jay Bennett
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Reprise Records
11:00 AM
Pieholden Suite
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Composer : Jeff Tweedy/Jay Bennett
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Reprise Records
11:58 AM
Pieholden Suite
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Composer : Jeff Tweedy/Jay Bennett
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Reprise Records

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Dave Hill - Tasteful Nudes

Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, and musician. He has written for The New York Times, Salon, The Huffington Post, NY Daily News, Guitar World and is a regular contributor to public radio’s This American Life. He has appeared on Comedy Central, BBC America, MTV, and Adult Swim and is a regular host on HBO and Cinemax.

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Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Leonard Slatkin

We welcome Maestro Leonard Slatkin to the program and speak with him about his new book, Conducting Business: Unveiling the Mystery Behind the Maestro, Tanglewood, and John Williams.

The Roundtable - Question of the Day
8:54 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Question of the Day - Drones?

This year, Congress directed the Federal Aviation Authority to open up this country’s civilian air space to drones by 2015. There are already some 300 federal permits to fly them. This has brought up immediate concerns by privacy advocates. A trade group of drone manufacturers and operators has released a voluntary code of conduct for domestic drone missions. But is it enough? Are you comfortable with unmanned aerial drones flying over your neighborhood?

Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival - Katori Hall

Xanthe Elbrick

The World Premier of Katori Hall's play, Whaddabloodclot!!!  is closing out this season on the Williamstown Theatre Festival's Nikos Stage.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Stuart Woods - Blue Water, Green Skipper

We welcome Stuart Woods and speak with him about the re-issue of his first book, Blue Water, Green Skipper: A Memoir of Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 2

Voters tell pollsters that the economy is the top issue of the fall election. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that jobs are a pressing issue in his upstate district.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Ophira Eisenberg

Anya Garrett - anyagarrett.com

Ophira Eisenberg will perform in Club B10 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA this Saturday, August 18, at 8pm. Ophira is a stand-up comic, actress, storyteller, and the host of NPR's Ask Me Another.

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Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Betty Buckley - Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway at The Mahaiwe

Myriam Santos

Stage superstar, Betty Buckley, will perform Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA on Sunday, August 19th.

Here we speak with her about that show, her memories of Marvin Hamlisch, and her upcoming performance with The Boston Pops at Tanglewood.

The Roundtable - Question of the Day
9:14 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Question of the Day - Biden?

In the wake of recent verbal miscues, there’s renewed speculation in some corners that President Obama may drop Joe Biden from the ticket. Should he? If yes, who should he pick to replace Biden?

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