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 @WAMCVoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, July 21
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 22
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 23
Open Forum

Thursday, July 24
Science Forum

Friday, July 25
Food Friday 

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Playlist

January 15, 2013

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Who Are The Brain Police/Holiday in Berlin
Artist : Ed Palermo Big Band
Album : Big Band Zappa
Composer : Frank Zappa
Label : Astor Place Records
2:40 PM
Blues for Marili
Artist : T-Bone Walker
Album : T-Bone Blues
Composer : Aaron Walker
Label : Atlantic Records
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 7/8/14 : Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the 2016 Presidental Primary

  There’s a new blip on the 2016 presidential race radar, and her name is Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Is she the new Barack Obama? Could that spell trouble for presumed candidate Hillary Clinton? Primary Day 2016 may be over a year away—and no one has actually said they’re running—but it’s already shaping up to be an interesting political contest. What do you think?

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 7/7/14

Dr. Jennifer Michaels

Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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12:30 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Vox Pop : Astronomy : 7/3/14

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

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2:10 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Vox Pop : Plumbing & Home Care : 7/2/14

  Whether you’re finally getting around to updating that kitchen or bathroom of yours or dealing with a plumbing emergency, home maintenance and improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, we have two experts here with us today to answer your questions—Clint Kershaw and Drew Colwell of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley.

Vox Pop
2:13 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 7-1-14 : Court Cases

High courts are in the news this week, as justices hand down major decisions before their summer recess. Three decisions in particular have made headlines nationally and in the region. From contraception to unions to hydro-fracking, each of these rulings has sparked a powerful response from all sides.

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12:30 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Earl Zimmerman : 6/30/14

Albany Medical Center's Alzheimer's Center Director Dr. Earl Zimmerman joins Alan in the studio to discuss Alzheimers, dementia, and other neurological diseases of aging.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Food Friday : Culinary Science

Credit CIA

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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12:30 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Vox Pop : Gardening : 6/26/14

Credit Flickr/Karen Roe

 Joining us for our gardening program is Bob Graves of Faddegon's Nursery, Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum and Greg Ward of Ward's Nursery.

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12:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 6/25/14

Credit zaimoku_woodpile via Flickr

  It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Guilderland, New York.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 6/24/14 : Immigration

Immigration reform is making headlines today. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told the House Homeland Security Committee that the Obama administration is looking at every possible option to help respond to a flood of immigrants—many of them children without parents—crossing the border illegally in southern Texas. And in Massachusetts the mayor of Springfield is calling for a moratorium on sending refugees to the city.

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