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 7
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 8
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 9
Copyright Forum

Thursday, July 10
Open Forum

Friday, July 11
Dining out with kids

Composer ID: 


November 21, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
I Can’t Help It
Artist : JC Stylles
Album : Exhilaration
Composer : Stevie Wonder
Label : Motema
2:40 PM
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio
Album : Wonderful!
Composer : Stevie Wonder
Label : Origin Records
2:56 PM
Up Jumped Spring
Artist : Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Album : Three Bline Mice Vol. 1
Composer : Freddie Hubbard
Label : Blue Note Records


Vox Pop
1:55 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/17/13 : Mega Millions

Credit Robert S. Donovan/flickr

The Mega Millions lottery has soared to a whopping $636 million jackpot. By tonight, it could break a record. And if no one wins by the end of this week, could the Mega Million become the Mega “Billion”?

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1:30 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 12/16/13

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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9:27 am
Thu December 12, 2013

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

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

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1:30 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Vox Pop : The Copyright Forum : 12/11/13

Credit WIkimedia Commons/Xander

Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are artist Polly Law, intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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2:10 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/10/13 : Reconciliation

Credit Nelson Mandela / South Africa The Good News

Leaders from around the world gathered in South Africa today to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died Friday at age 95. 

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1:30 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Hassan Shawa : 12/9/13

Credit Albany Medical Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Hassan Shawa, of the Albany Medical Center Endocrinology Division. He specializes in thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance and treatment of gland tumors, and is here to respond to your questions on these topics.

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9:58 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Vox Pop : Remembering Nelson Mandela : 12/6/13

Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, Gauteng, May 13, 2008
Credit Nelson Mandela / South Africa The Good News

Today on Vox Pop, we open the phones for a remembrance of human rights icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at age 95.

You can post your questions and comments here, on our Facebook page, tweet us @WAMCVoxPop, email voxpop@wamc.org, or call 1-800-348-2551.

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1:30 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 12/5/13

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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1:30 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Vox Pop : Cooking with Dominique Brialy : 12/4/13

  The holiday season is upon us, and today we’ve got two guests who are sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cooking!

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1:30 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/3/13 : NTSB Investigation

Credit wikipedia commons

As the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the deadliest train derailment New York has seen in more than two decades, alarming details are emerging about just what happened to the Metro North commuter train Sunday morning and why.  

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