Vox Pop

Monday - Friday, 2pm - 3pm

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 regulars to Vox Pop such as our Science Forum and Gardening program.

Every Monday is a "Medical Monday."  Every Friday is a "Food Friday." 

There are several ways to join the conversation:

  • Call in during the show from 2-3 p.m. at 1-800-348-2551 (1-800-TALK-1)
  • Comment on the show page of the Vox Pop section of WAMC.org
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  • Tweet us @WAMCRadio and #VoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, March 30
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Nohara - Neuroradiology

Tuesday, March 31
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 1
Solar Energy

Thursday, April 2
Astronomy - Bob Berman

Friday, April 3
Food Friday - Pastries
 

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12:07 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Open Forum: St. Patrick's Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, a celebration of Irish heritage worldwide. Here in the United States however, it has become a troublesome holiday for authorities looking to crack down on drunken revelry, and a frustrating day for the LGBT community, which has long been excluded from official celebrations.

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11:01 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Medical Monday: Dr. David Ford: General Surgery

Joining us in the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. David Ford of Albany Medical Center. He is a general surgeon specializing in a wide range of surgical conditions, as well as minimally invasive techniques. 

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10:00 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Food Friday: Pi(e) Day

In honor of Pi Day, we welcome back food writer and educator Deanna Fox and Chef Paul Krebs, baking instructor at Schenectady County Community College.

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10:00 am
Thu March 12, 2015

Automotive Repair: Gordon Fricke : 3/12/15

Today on Vox Pop, we’re joined by Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber & Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York, to talk cars and car repair.

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11:42 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Vox Pop: Computers with Tony Yang - 3/11/15

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Its tech galore on this edition of Vox Pop; it's the computer show with Tony Yang of Gig Computers, hosted by WAMC's Ray Graf.

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10:25 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Open Forum: Who Will Be On The 2016 Democratic Presidential Ticket?

Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to take questions this afternoon from reporters about her use of a private email account while she served as secretary of state. Republicans are saying she avoided transparency and committed an ethical lapse. Could this spell the end of her shot at the White House? And if not Hillary, then who would headline the Democratic ticket?

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12:05 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Medical Monday: Dr. Cliff Connery : Thoracic Oncology

Joining us in the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Cliff Connery. He’s the medical director for the Dyson Center for Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, and medical practice director for HealthQuest’s Division of Thoracic Oncology. 

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11:40 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Food Friday: Culinary Science: 3/6/15

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  Ted Russin of the Culinary Institute of America joins Ray in the studio to talk about the emerging field of culinary science, from molecular gastronomy to the science of food systems.

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10:00 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Wildlife : Ward Stone : 3/5/15

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We’ll be discussing wildlife today on the show, and wildlife pathologist Ward Stone will join us to provide insight on everything from the deer population to what you see in your backyard. 

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10:18 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Fitness & Wellness : Caleb Nelson & Ian Hogan

The cold winter months can be tough on you if you’re trying to keep up your fitness and wellness routine. Personal trainers Ian Hogan and Caleb Nelson of Purebred Athletics in Clifton Park. 

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