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Song Travels, hosted by the renowned "Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," Michael Feinstein, uncovers the intimate journey singers and songs take with one another, each changing the other through the course of a lifetime. For Feinstein,...

The Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen,"  is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our...

TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes riveting excerpts from the renowned TED stage where some of the world's deepest thinkers and innovators are...

Take a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create.  The TED Radio Hour team takes the most compelling talks and organizes them around a common theme. But we don't stop with the TEDTalks. Host Guy...

From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners' personal experiences of life-changing travel…the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News...

The Academic Minute features researchers from colleges and universities around the world, keeping listeners abreast...

Highlights of WAMC's popular Monday Vox Pop programs that spotlight some of the region's medical professionals.

Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge...

Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers. 

As the son of a librarian, Joe has been part of the book world since...

Maybe you voted for them and maybe you didn't, but either way, what they do and how they think affects you. You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you...

Maybe you voted for them and maybe you didn't, but either way, what they do and how they think affects you. You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you...

Each week, more than 2 million listeners across the country and around the world tune in to the Diane Rehm Show for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international...

The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation designed to help you “win” your weekend dinner parties. In every episode you’ll learn a joke… bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a...

Wanda Fischer began as the host of "The Hudson River Sampler" on September 18, 1982.  She began listening to the type of music she broadcasts more than six decades ago, at the feet of her father, who was a schoolmate of members of the famous...

Wanda Fischer brings listeners a program of the very best folk music, bluegrass and blues. If you have a question or suggestion for the show, why not drop Wanda an e-mail.

The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor Rosemary Armao, and 

Join us each Saturday, from December through May, as we hear performances from The Met.  Listeners in Albany can hear regularly scheduled programming on WAMC 1400 AM.

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The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise...

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!...

The Splendid Table continues is a celebration of food and the roles it plays in our lives. The Splendid Table has been at the forefront of food issues and policies since its inception. Long before eating local became a catchphrase and farmers'...

The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight. The two-hour weekly show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations, along with feature reports and regular commentators Dr...

One of NPR's most popular music programs is created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. When you turn your radio on, you're there too.

On The Thistle & Shamrock®, award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music...

PRI's "The World" brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. Each weekday, host Lisa Mullins guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on This American Life.  Each week he picks a theme, then gives his writers and performers the freedom to weave real stories from real people around that theme in a manner...

Take in a slice of Americana with critically acclaimed host Ira Glass on This American Life...

Tim Coakley began doing a jazz show on WAMC in 1987. Over the years he has tried to present a broad range of jazz styles with an emphasis on swing and melody. Many of the programs have a theme, such as performers on a specific instrument, a...

Tim Coakley began doing a jazz show on WAMC in 1987. Over the years he has tried to present a broad range of jazz styles with an emphasis on swing and melody. Many of the programs have a theme, such as performers on a specific instrument, a...

A weekly public radio show, featuring fascinating guests and great travel talk.

Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America's most respected authority on European travel. Rick took his first trip to Europe in 1969,...

Vox Pop is WAMC's live call-in talk program. Guests with expertise in areas ranging from Astronomy to George Washington speak with WAMC's hosts and answer questions posed by WAMC listeners. We also have a number of forums and guests who are...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR.

During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might...

WAMC Bluegrass Time brings listeners the best in bluegrass music, from the current chart-toppers to the cherished classics. Add to that new releases, perennial favorites and an occasional trip to Vinyl Ville, and you’ve got the complete picture...

WAMC's Alan Chartock talks to artists, politicians, writers and interesting people of every stripe.

Northeast Report and Northeast Report - Late Edition are two half hour magazines of news and information, aired every weekday from 3:30PM-4:00PM just before All Things Considered... and again from 6:05PM - 6...

Weekend Edition Saturday, hosted by Scott Simon, has a unique and entertaining roster of other regular contributors. Marin Alsop, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, talks about music. Daniel Pinkwater, one of the biggest names in...

Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour...

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to...

Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the stage where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes improv, sketch comedy, conversation, music and genuine...

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