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
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  • 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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12:05 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Vox Pop : Wildlife : 5/21/14

Credit US Fish & Wildlife Services

We’ll be discussing wildlife today on the show, and wildlife pathologist Ward Stone will join us to provide insight on everything from the deer population to what you see in your backyard. 

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1:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 5/20/14 : Casinos

Over the last few years, states in the region have tossed the dice on allowing for the development of Las Vegas-style casinos. Today, two development groups dropped out of the running to build a casino in upstate New York, and a new bidder has proposed a casino in the city of Schenectady.

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9:03 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Russell Cecil : 5/19/14

Credit Mohawk Valley Orthopedics

In the studio today on this Medical Monday is Dr. Russell Cecil, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York. He is founder of Mohawk Valley Orthopedics and his practice focuses on joint replacement and hand surgery.

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12:30 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Food Friday : Cheese : 5/16/14

Happy Food Friday! The studio today is very fragrant. We’re getting a whiff of the sometimes smoky, sometimes stinky smell of cheese! 

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12:30 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair : 5/15/14

 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.

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1:33 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Vox Pop : Plumbing & Home Care : 5/14/14

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—Clint Kershaw and Drew Colwell of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley.

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12:30 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 5/13/14 : Fracking Waste

The issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing make headlines nearly every day. This afternoon in Albany, State Senate Democrats held a public forum on the environmental risks posed by fracking by-products—specifically with regard to public water supply.

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12:30 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Matthew Lynch : 5/12/14

Credit Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Matthew Lynch, a neurologist with the Perth Primary and Specialty Center at Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home

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12:30 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Food Friday : Growing Food : 5/9/14

Thinking of growing some veggies in your garden? Want to know how to cook with what you grow and what you find at the farmers’ market? You’re in luck. We have some folks who can answer your questions. 

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12:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 5/8/14

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

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