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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Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, December 22
Medical Monday

Tuesday, December 23
Cooking with Knives & Carving Skills

Wednesday, December 24
Holiday Movies

Thursday, December 25
No Show - Special Programming

Friday, December 26
No Show - Special Programming

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12:04 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Medical Monday: Dr. Angela Keleher

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Angela Keleher, the lead breast surgeon at the Dyson Center for Cancer Care in at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. She’s one of our region’s foremost surgical oncologists, and is here to answer your questions.

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12:19 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Food Friday: Food Banks

Credit Billy Brown, flickr

We’re fast approaching the holiday season, and while many are already planning and shopping for their holiday celebrations, others are struggling to figure out how they will get food on the table. We’re here with Natasha Pernicka of the Food Pantries for the Capital District to talk about food banks and how we get food to those in need.

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1:53 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Astronomy: Bob Berman : 11/6/14

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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11:45 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Open Forum: 2014 Mid-Term Election Results

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Election night is over, and the results are in. The Republicans re-take control of the Senate and clinch key governorships, while contentious races in our region offered up a few surprises.

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9:25 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Open Forum: Election Day & Low Voter Turnout

Credit Wikimedia Commons

  Pollsters are predicting low voter turnout around our region and around the nation this Election Day. Yet this year’s midterm elections are drawing a lot of media coverage, as leadership at the state and federal level hangs in the balance. So how come people don’t vote?

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10:56 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Arsyl De Jesus

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is radiation oncologist Dr. Arsyl De Jesus of New York Oncology Hematology. She’s here to answer your questions about cancer treatment and radiation therapy.

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12:03 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Food Friday: Candy & Confections

Credit "Orange peeps" by Jackie - Flickr

Candy is a staple of Halloween—or any holiday for that matter—and it just wouldn’t be All Hallow’s Eve without it. Candy comes in all shapes and sizes: Gooey, chewy, hard, glazed, chocolate, cherry, you name it, there’s a candy out there that has it. We have three of the finest confectioners in our region in the studio with us today.

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12:30 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Gardening : 10/30/14

Credit The Mount: Edith's Warton Home

Joining us for our gardening program is gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and arborist Fred Breglia of the Landis Arboretum in Esperance, New York.

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12:30 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Pets & Vets: 10/29/14

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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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12:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Open Forum: What Should We Do About Ebola?

Credit "Ebola virus particles" by Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine/Wikimedia Commons

The Ebola scare around the world has reached a fever pitch. With travel bans and mandatory quarantines going up all over the world, and controversy raging over the right way to contain the outbreak, we’re all left wondering, what are we really supposed to do about Ebola? 

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