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." 

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  • Call in during the show from 2-3 p.m. at 1-800-348-2551 (1-800-TALK-1)
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Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, March 23
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Graziadei - Endocrinology & Diabetes

Tuesday, March 24
Open Forum

Wednesday, March 25
Pets & Vets - Dr. Susan Sikule

Thursday, March 26
Gardening - Fred Breglia & Greg Ward

Friday, March 27
Food Friday - Kitchen Gadgets
 

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11:00 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Astronomy: Bob Berman: 2/12/15

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

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11:21 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Plumbing & Home Care: 2/11/15

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Whether you’re finally getting around to updating that kitchen or bathroom of yours or dealing with a plumbing emergency, home maintenance and improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, we have two experts here with us today to answer your questions—Tommy Drummond and Ian Cowen of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

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12:06 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Open Forum: Economics : Robert Rebelein

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A dramatic drop in the price of oil has dominated business headlines in the last two months, and it’s affecting economies around the world. The outlook in the United States remains positive, but in countries like Russia and Ukraine, it could spell collapse.

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12:22 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Medical Monday: Public Health & Vaccination

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Public health expert Dr. Sean Philpott-Jones joins us in the studio to shed some light on the growing anti-vaccination movement in the United States, and what it means for public health.

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11:41 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Food Friday: Pizza & Italian Food

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Whether you’re looking for a good slice or you want to toss a whole pie, we have some pizza experts on hand to answer your questions about one of the country’s favorite foods. Paul Masiero of Baba Louie’s Pizza in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and Hudson joins us, as well as Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria in Troy.

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11:58 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Food Friday: Honey

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Today we’re talking about the universal, magical substance bees produce that is used in cuisine worldwide—honey! Food educator Diane Whitten of the Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension and beekeeper Rick Green of Ballston Lake Apiaries in the studio with us today.

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12:00 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Pets & Vets: Dr. Michel Hardaker & Dr. Kelly Spence

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It’s pets and vets today, and joining us in the studio are veterinarians Dr. Michel Hardaker and Dr. Kelly Spence of the Central Veterinary Hospital in Albany.

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11:39 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Open Forum: Winter Storm Juno

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  Yesterday there were dire predictions about a noreaster named Juno that would bring record-breaking blizzard conditions to the northeast. It prompted state-of-emergency declarations, mass transit shutdowns, school closings and road closings. For the most of the region, its bark was larger than its bite, as snowfall totals came in far under what was predicted. But some parts of our region did indeed get pummeled. 

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12:30 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Medical Monday : Dr. Dean Limeri : Primary Care

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Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Dean Limeri. He’s a board-certified primary care physician and Medical Director of Ellis Primary Care. He is also author of Medicine Is a Team Sport: How to Become a Team Player in Your Own Healthcare.

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12:23 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Food Friday: National Soup Month

    

January is National Soup Month! Shannon Beckwith of Healthy Living Market and Café in Saratoga Springs is in the studio with us today. 

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