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 28
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 29
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 30
Pets & Vets

Thursday, July 31

Friday, August 1
Food Friday 

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November 27, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings
Composer : Ellington
Catalog : RCA 09026-63386-2
Label : RCA
2:40 PM
Opus 1
Artist : Tommy Dorsey
Album : Yes Indeed!
Composer : Sy Oliver, Sid Garris
Label : RCA Victor
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings


Vox Pop
3:36 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Asher Weiner : 8/5/13

Dr. Asher Weiner

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Asher Weiner, an ophthalmologist with Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region in Troy, New York.

Vox Pop
1:58 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Vox Pop : Genealogy : 8/1/13

Genealogy is the focus of this edition of Vox Pop, with WAMC's Ray Graf and guest Jean Nudd

Jean Nudd is an archivist with the National Archives and Records Administration in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she does reference work, helping people find information, as well as processing records so that people can use them. Jean earned her Bachelors degree in history from Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire and her Masters from Arizona State University in local history.

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Vox Pop
1:24 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets : 7/31/13

Credit Public Domain

It's another edition of our popular "Pets and Vets" Vox Pop.   We welcome Dr. Carrie O'Loughlin of the Delmar Animal Hospital.   Dr. O'Loughlin is a graduate of Cornell University.  She's been with the Delmar Animal Hospital since 1998.   Today's program hosted by Ray Graf.

Vox Pop
2:06 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Acquittal Of Bradley Manning : 7/30/13

Credit United States Army

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks.  The military judge hearing the case, Army Col. Denise Lind, announced the verdict Tuesday. The charge was the most serious of 21 counts. It carried a possible life sentence without parole. Manning was convicted of five espionage counts, five theft charges, a computer fraud charge and other military infractions.  Manning's sentencing hearing is set to begin tomorrow.   Now Manning is by no means out of the woods yet.   If the possible sentences for all the charges of which he WAS convicted are added up,  Private Manning could be looking at over 100 years in prison.

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Vox Pop
1:57 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Vox Pop: Medical Monday - Dr. Arif Asif: 7/29/13

Dr. Arif Asif
Credit Albany Med

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Arif Asif, chief of nephrology and hypertension at Albany Medical Center.

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Vox Pop
2:20 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 7/25/13

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts, Andrea A. Worthington, Dr. Nancy Slack, and Dr. Ken Welles, to answer your science questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Vox Pop : Gardening : 7/24/13

Credit Berkshire Botanical Garden

Joining us today to answer your gardening questions is our panel of gardening experts.

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Vox Pop
1:19 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Vox Pop : How Smart Are Animals? - 7/23/13

Peter Bellino teaches his dog to read the New Yorker.

 According to a recently released study,  dolphins call each other by name. Scottish scientists showed that Dolphins use unique whistles to identify individuals. From Science Daily.com comes recent news that scientists at  the University of Vienna have shown that an the Goffin Cockatoo has the ability to solve complex mechanical problems.  There was a study released last fall that showed Beluga whales can achieve human-like speech patterns. 

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Frederick Fletcher : 7/22/13

Dr. Frederick Fletcher

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Frederick Fletcher, an orthopedist specializing in total joint replacement at OrthoNY.

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 7/18/13

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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