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 21
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 22
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 23
Open Forum

Thursday, July 24
Science Forum

Friday, July 25
Food Friday 

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3:00 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Your End of the World Bucket List : 12/12/12

December 21, 2012, by some accounts, will mark the end of the world as we know it. seeing as that’s only 9 days away, today we want to know your plans for what could be, but most likely aren’t, the final 9 days of human existence.

What are those things that – if you knew the world was ending – you would want to do, see, or accomplish before the end? Maybe a trip to an exotic locale, or trying a vegan diet for the last week ever.

Whatever it is, on this edition of Vox Pop, we want to hear about your end of the world ‘bucket list.’ WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Your 'Person of the Year' - 12/11/12

The latest edition of Time Magazine will hit newsstands next week donning a cover photo of Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for 2012.

While Time’s editors will have the final say on who the person, or people, of the year are, they are giving readers a chance to vote in an online poll as well.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we want to know who your person of the year is, whether a politician, artist, or someone close to you. Who do you think should be on the front cover of time this month?  WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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3:31 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Paul Lemanski : 12/10/12

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

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3:08 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Incredible Stories of Heroism : 12/6/12

Today, in the midst of the debate surrounding the front page publication of a photo of a New York City man who was shoved in front of a subway car this week, we want to hear your harrowing tales of heroism, or lack thereof.

Was there a time in your life when you could have acted but did not, or maybe you rose to the challenged and saved a life, or two? Time to tell your incredible story! WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:08 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Vox Pop : The Copyright Forum : 12/5/12

Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our gyests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:29 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Medical Monday: Addiction and Recovery

Dr. Jennifer Michaels returns to WAMC's Studio A for another interesting one hour session with Alan Chartock and WAMC listeners.  Dr. Michaels is a psychiatrist currently practicing in Pittsfield, MA. 

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3:00 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 11/29/12

It’s the birding show on this edition of Vox Pop, with bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 11/28/12

Its Pets and 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 November 27, 2012

Vox Pop : Financial Planning and Charitable Giving : 11/27/12

On this edition of Vox Pop, joining us to discuss personal finances, including estate planning and charitable giving, is a panel of financial experts.

Thomas Brockley is senior vice president, financial advisor and branch director in the portfolio focus program at Royal Bank of Canada’s Wealth Management division in Albany, New York.

Bill Ringham is vice president and senior wealth strategist, also with RBC Wealth Management, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bill works with high net worth clients in the firm’s north region.

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3:00 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Anthony Piana : 11/26/12

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop we’ll take your questions on cancer detection and medical thermal imaging with Dr. Anthony Piana, co-founder and director of Breast Thermography International.

A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Piana formed BTI in 2008 to educate doctors on the scientific principles of thermology and to train technicians to properly perform exams.

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