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
  • Comment on the Vox Pop status update at WAMC's Facebook page
  • Tweet us @WAMCVoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, July 14
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 15
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 16
Stamps and Coins

Thursday, July 17
Automotive Repair

Friday, July 18
Food Friday - Seafood

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Vox Pop
12:46 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Vox Pop : College and Financial Aid : 2/12/14

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February is Financial Aid Awareness Month, and planning for college is the focus of today’s program. Certified educational planner Lynell Engelmyer is in the studio this afternoon to talk more about it.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 2/11/14 : Shirley Temple

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The world has lost several iconic folks in the last few months. Nelson Mandela, Pete Seeger, and now Shirley Temple. They lived long and impactful lives, and their loss has been felt deeply by many who found inspiration in their life’s work.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Andalib Nawab : 2/10/14

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It’s National Heart Month, and joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Andalib Nawab, a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of Schenectady. She’s here to respond to your questions about heart disease and prevention of heart disease and stroke. 

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Vox Pop
1:46 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Food Friday : Vegetables and Vegetarian Cuisine

It’s Food Friday again! Today we’re talking about veggies and vegetarian cuisine. Nutritionist, chef and Culinary Institute of America professor Jennifer Stack is here with us, along with New World Bistro chef Ric Orlando.

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Vox Pop
11:00 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Vox Pop : Winter Gardening : 1/30/14

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Joining us for our winter gardening edition of Vox Pop today is Gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum.

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Vox Pop
1:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Vox Pop : Sports : 1/29/14

The Big Game is this weekend, and in just a few weeks, the big games will kick off across the world. So there’s no shortage of exciting sports news, and definitely no shortage of controversy surrounding it. We’re talking sports today with our WAMC sports commentator Keith Strudler and producer Jessica Bloustein Marshall, who is also a competitive figure skater.  

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Vox Pop
2:50 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Vox Pop : Pete Seeger : 1/28/14

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It’s a day of mixed emotions today as we remember the iconic Pete Seeger. The sadness of his passing last night at the age of 94 is eased by the celebration of his long and impactful life. Today we want to talk about our friend Pete.

Pete Seeger, remembered - Hour 1

Pete Seeger, remembered - Hour 2

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Alice Brown, NP : 1/27/14

Credit By US National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Alice Brown, a nurse practitioner at the Alzheimer’s Care Center at Albany Medical Center. She’s here to respond to your questions on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, Parkinson’s, and taking care of loved ones battling neurological diseases.

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Vox Pop
10:43 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Vox Pop : Food Friday : Bread and Baking

It’s Food Friday again! Today we’re talking about breads and baking. Matt Funiciello of Rock Hill Bakehouse is here with us, along with grain industry expert June Russell of GrowNYC

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 1/23/14

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  Today's panel:  Jim Pickett, Ed Stander and Michael Murphy. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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