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

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3:00 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vox Pop : Food and Cooking : 5/1/13

We’re talking about a subject close to all of our hearts and stomachs today, food, and specifically how to prepare food in tasty and exciting ways.

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3:00 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Vox Pop : Voter Apathy : 4/30/13

Voters are going to the polls today in Massachusetts to choose one Democrat and one Republican to run for the U.S. Senate seat vacated earlier this year by now secretary of state John Kerry.

Elections officials in Massachusetts are estimating as few as five percent of registered voters will take a part in today’s primary. Today we’re looking at voter apathy, especially when it comes to primaries, and we want your take. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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4:25 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Nina Sax : 4/29/13

Joining us today on Medical Monday is Dr. Nina Sax, gastroenterologist and WAMC co-host of The Health Show. WAMC's Bob Barrett hosts.

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3:00 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Vox Pop : Gardening : 4/25/13

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Joining us today to answer your gardening questions are two folks you may already know, and two new guests.

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3:00 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets - Dr. Ron Scharf : 4/24/13

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It's Pets & Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Death Penalty and Torture for Terrorists : 4/23/13

Dzokhar Tsarnaev
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal officials yesterday with using a weapon of mass destruction and more charges lay ahead as Massachusetts prosecutors expect to charge him separately in the killing of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier who was shot in his cruiser Thursday night on the school's campus in Cambridge.

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3:00 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Paul Lemanski : 4/22/13

Joining us today on Medical Monday is Dr. Paul Lemanski, founder and director of The Center for Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health, assistant clinical professor of medicine at Albany Medical College, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 4/18/13

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. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 4/17/13

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts to answer your science questions. On today's show:

Dr. Ed Stander is a professor of geology and astronomy at the State University of New York at Cobleskill.

Dr. George Shaw, professor of geophysics (retired) in the Geology Department, Union College, will also join us.

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3:00 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Terror in Boston : 4/16/13

The aftermath of yesterday's terror attack at the Boston Marathon.
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Yesterday marked a sad day for both our region and Massachusetts capital city as three people perished and hundreds of others were injured in what has been described by officials as an act of terror.

Today we’re opening the lines for you to hear your stories of what many are now calling the Boston Marathon bombing, and your reactions as the investigation continues to develop. We’ll also be monitoring the wires for the latest news on the investigation and bring it to you if and when it becomes available.

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