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

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Playlist

November 20, 2012

9:00 AM
Pieholden Suite
Artist : Wilco
Album : Summerteeth
Composer : Jeff Tweedy/Jay Bennett
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Reprise Records
9:59 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
11:12 AM
Season of the Witch
Artist : Donovan
Album : Sunshine Superman
Label : Epic
11:28 AM
Time to Run
Artist : Lord Huron
Album : Lonesome Dreams
Label : IAmSound
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
11:10 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Shadow of the Sphinx at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Mummy Portrait Mask (detail) Egyptian, Greco-roman period, 332BC-395 AD. Plaster, pigment, gold. Robert J. Hubbard Collection Cazenovia Public Library Cazenovia, New York.
Richard Walker

Anna D'Ambrosio, Director and Chief Curator of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art joins us to tell us about their Shadow of the Sphinx exhibition which is on display through November 25th at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney - Part 1

Republicans are gearing up for their convention next week in Tampa. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a liability for the GOP.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Stageworks/Hudson - Tomorrow in the Battle

stageworkshudson.org

Kieron Barry’s new play, Tomorrow in the Battle, finds Simon, a heart surgeon, in a heated affair with Jennifer who is a successful a young investor that he met at an opera. Though oblivious to her husband’s betrayal, Simon’s wife Anna has contrived a romantic seduction of her own. With their secrets deepening in risk and intensity, the past and present intertwine, thrusting them toward a desperate moment that changes their lives forever.

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The Roundtable
9:09 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Question of the Day - Fracking?

Anti-fracking coalition plans big rally in Albany - story from The Times Union.

Bill McKibben and Josh Fox were in studio today and taking listener calls.

What do you think New York's policy on shale gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing should be?

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #95

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the effect of religious association on classical music.

Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Joe Iconis' The Black Suits presented by BSC's Musical Theatre Lab

Will Roland, Harrison Chad, Ben Platt and Jason Hite in The Black Suits at Barrington Stage
Kevin Sprague

The Black Suits is a musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Iconis and Robert Emmett Maddock. The show is presented as part of Barrington Stage’s Musical Theatre Lab (William Finn, Artistic Producer). Directed by John Simpkins, with musical direction by James Sampliner, The Black Suits runs September 2 at BSC’s St. Germain Stage in Pittsfield, MA.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Matt Doheny - Part 2

Republicans are targeting several Democratic seats in the fall election, including a key rematch in the North Country. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Matt Doheny — who is attempting to unseat incumbent Democratic Representative Bill Owens in New York’s new 21st district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he supports safe hydrofracking.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Naumkeag

Naumkeag is a National Historic Landmark in Stockbridge, MA run by the Trustees of Reservations. This architectural masterpiece is, at its heart, a family home. Joseph Choate, a leading 19th-century attorney, hired the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White to design the 44-room “cottage,” Naumkeag, which would serve as a summer retreat for three generations of Choates.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Steven Ujifusa - A Man and His Ship

Turns out that the wonderful cruises we enjoy today are a direct result of the visionary naval architect William Francis Gibbs, who was obsessed with building the greatest ocean liner of all time a century ago and putting the USA at the top of the industry. Author Steven Ujifusa joins to discuss his new book, A Man and His Ship.

The Roundtable
11:45 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Dave Thompson - singer-songwriter boom recalled in Hearts of Darkness

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with rock journalist Dave Thompson, author of Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter.

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