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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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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3:00 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Drs. Amy Novatt and Rachel Masch : 4/15/13

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.

A member of the Mid Hudson Medical Group practicing in Rhinebeck and Kingston, Dr. Amy Novatt is a graduate of New York Medical College in Manhattan.

Formerly the chief resident at Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, Pennsylvania, Novatt received certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and gynecology in 2009.

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3:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 4/11/13

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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 April 10, 2013

Vox Pop : Poetry Forum : 4/10/13

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April is National Poetry Month, and today we’ll celebrate the likes of Whitman, Frost, and Ginsberg by welcoming readings of your favorite poems and recollections of how you discovered and fell in love with those words. 

Today in studio we welcome our very own Paul Elisha and poet Sarah Weist who will be reciting some of their poetry favorites. We will also be joined via telephone by Stu Bartow and a special guest poet. We welcome your favorites as well. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Gun Control : 4/9/13

United States President Barack Obama attends a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 28, 2013.
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Today could mark a big step towards reforming gun control policies across the nation as U.S. Senate Democrats meet with their Republican counterparts to try and broker a deal on legislation filed yesterday following a GOP filibuster threat.

Also in Washington today are 11 relatives of the victims of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. They will be meeting with legislators and pushing for reforms.

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3:00 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Ronald Stram : 4/8/13

Dr. Ronald Stram

Dr. Ronald Stram, founder of the Stram Center for Intergrative Medicine in Delmar, New York, specializes in integrative medicine, which combines mainstream medical treatments with complementary and alternative medicine. He takes your questions on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 4/4/13

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. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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