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 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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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
1:30 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

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

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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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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Michael Dailey : 12/2/13

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It’s that time of year again – the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and wintertime can be an exciting time for family, friends and cold-weather sports. But for hospital emergency rooms, it’s a time for hypothermia, frostbite, carbon-monoxide poisoning and snow-shoveling safety.   

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Vox Pop : Computers with Tony Yang : 11/27/13

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Cyber Monday is coming up, and computers and digital gadgets are likely to play a huge role in your holiday season this year. It’s the computer show on today’s Vox Pop, with Tony Yang of GIG Computers. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
2:12 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 11/26/13 : Newtown Report

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Almost a year after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the State’s Attorney has released a report profiling the killer, 20-year-old Adam Lanza.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - National Diabetes Month : 11/25/13

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November is National Diabetes Month. Joining us on this Medical Monday to talk about the disease that afflicts more than 25 million Americans, is endocrinologist Dr. Gregg Gerety and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins.

Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 11/21/13

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  Today's panel:  Barbara Brabetz, Ed Standard and Helen Ghiardella. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Vox Pop : Holiday Cooking with Chef Ric Orlando: 11/20/13

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Thanksgiving is upon us, and today we’ve got a guest who is sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cooking. From your plate to your airwaves – today we’re pleased to welcome Chef Ric Orlando, chef-owner of new world home cooking company in Saugerties, New York and chef-manager of New World Bistro Bar in Albany.

Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Vox Pop : Women in Politics : 11/19/13

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Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan joins Alan Chartock on the Vox Pop today to talk about women in politics.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Drs. Amy Novatt & Rachel Masch : 11/18/13

Dr. Amy Novatt, left, and Dr. Rachel Masch.

Joining us today on Medical Monday to answer your questions on obstetrics and gynecology are Drs. Amy Novatt and Rachel Masch.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 11/14/13

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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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