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 28
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 29
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 30
Pets & Vets

Thursday, July 31
Gardening

Friday, August 1
Food Friday 

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Playlist

December 11, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Taxman
Artist : Soulive
Album : Rubber Soulive
Composer : George Harrison
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Royal Family
2:40 PM
Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
Artist : Terry Gibbs
Album : Feelin' Good: Live In Studio
Composer : Mercer Ellington
Label : Mack Avenue
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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Vox Pop
1:00 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 7/17/13

Bob Berman

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

One of the best-known and most widely-read astronomers in the world, Bob can translate complex scientific concepts into terms that are easily understood by the casual stargazer, yet meaningful to the most advanced researchers.

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3:00 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Acquittal Of George Zimmerman : 7/16/13

Marchers in Austin, TX at a demonstration following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, July 14, 2013.
Credit Flickr/Ann Harkness

Across the country, communities are continuing to react to Saturday’s acquittal of Sanford, Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

On Sunday, the U.S. Justice Department said it is reviewing evidence in the case to determine whether federal criminal civil rights charges are warranted.

Today we want to hear your take on the verdict and whether George Zimmerman should face charges of racially motivated criminality. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Doug Tumen : 7/15/13

Dr. Doug Tumen

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop - podiatry and podiatric surgery with Dr. Douglas Tumen of Hudson Valley Foot Associates. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 7/11/13

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

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3:00 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Vox Pop : The Copyright Forum : 7/10/13

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 Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Political Scandals And Comebacks : 7/9/13

Eliot Spitzer

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is back in the spotlight this week as he has declared a run for Comptroller of the City of New York. 

Spitzer is among a slate of politicians from around the country who are making comebacks after having been embroiled in sex scandals, a list that includes former New York Congressman and now NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, and embattled South Carolina Governor turned Congressman Mark Sanford.

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1:18 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Michael McBiles : 7/8/13

Dr. Michael McBiles
Credit Courtesy Nathan Littauer Hospital

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Michael McBiles, radiologist at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, New York. 

Dr. McBiles formerly served as the radiologist at the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam in Houston, Texas. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Vox Pop : Cooking And The Summer Harvest With Chef Ric Orlando : 7/3/13

Chef Ric Orlando
Credit http://www.ricorlando.com

The Fourth of July is upon us, and today we’ve got a guest who is sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cook outs and barbecues.

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. WAMC's Patrick Donges hosts.

You can get more information on Chef Ric Orlando, New World Home Cooking, New World Bistro Bar, and recipes online at www.ricorlando.com.

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1:30 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Casinos : 7/2/13

Today casino operator Mohegan Sun unveiled a new architectural design for its proposed casino in Palmer, Massachusetts. The project would include a 250,000 square-foot casino, two hotels, retail space, a conference center, an outdoor pavilion, and an indoor-outdoor water park. 

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3:00 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 7/1/13

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 Ray Graf hosts.

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