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, April 14
Medical Monday
Dr. Jason Mouzakes

Tuesday, April 15
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 16
Poetry Forum

Thursday, April 17
Automotive Repair
Gordon Fricke

Friday, April 18
Food Friday
Theme: Brunch

Composer ID: 


November 15, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Beer Barrel Polka
Artist : Frankie Yankovic and His Yanks
Album : The Complete Standard Transcriptions
Composer : Roy Stone, Robert Russell Wise
Label : Soundies
2:40 PM
One Mint Julip
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Very Best of
Composer : Rudolph Toombs
Label : Rhino
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings


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1:06 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 9/19/13

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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1:15 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Vox Pop : Gardening : 9/18/13

Credit Sudarshan V / Flickr

Joining us for our Gardening edition of Vox Pop today is Gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and Horticulturist Bob Graves of Faddegon's Nursery.

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1:30 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Hillary in 2016? : 9/17/13

A new presidential poll out today says Hillary Clinton is crushing Vice President Joe Biden, 65 percent to 10. She hasn’t declared that she’ll make a 2016 bid, and Biden has only hinted at it. Meanwhile, the poll shows no clear front-runners on the potential GOP ticket. Is this poll a predictor of things to come?

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1:33 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 9/16/13

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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1:10 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 9/12/13

Credit Flickr/Martin Pettitt

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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1:26 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 9/11/13

It’s pets and vets today, and joining us in the studio is veterinary surgeon Dr. Courtney Fitzpatrick of Veterinary Specialties Referral Center in Pattersonville, New York.

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Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 9/10/13 : Syria

Credit CIA

Syria is now saying it will put its chemical weapons under international control as a diplomatic solution to avoid a U.S. strike. But the question of military action in retribution for an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed thousands in Syria last month still looms as Congress resumes session. Meanwhile, the president prepares to address the nation tonight.

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2:13 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Paul Pietrow - 9/9/13

Dr. Paul Pietrow

  Joining us this afternoon to respond to your questions and comments about urology and urological issues is Dr. Paul Pietrow of premier medical group of the Hudson Valley…. 

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2:00 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Vox Pop: Astronomy with Bob Berman: 9/5/13

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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2:00 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Vox Pop: Computers with Tony Yang - 9/4/13

Credit Tom Check / Flickr

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.