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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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Foreign Policy and the Election : 9/25/12

A spotlight has been cast on the foreign policy positions of the presidential candidates following recent violent protests in the Middle East.

Today we want to know what you think would be best for the United State’s place in the world – four more years of President Barack Obama, or the proposed policies of Mitt Romney? WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 9/24/12

Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services joins us on this edition of Medical Monday Vox Pop to handle all your questions and comments about the many issues surrounding addiction and mental health. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 9/20/12

We’re talking automotive maintenance and repair on this edition of Vox Pop with Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Vox Pop : Copyright Forum : 9/19/12

Today we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum with guests intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, medical illustrator Bill Westwood, and artist and illustrator Polly Law. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Romney's '47 Percent' Video : 9/18/12

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has again found himself the focus of negative publicity following the posting of video of the candidate by the progressive news outlet Mother Jones during which he told supporters that he will never convince “47 percent” of Americans who he said will, “support the president no matter what,” because they believe they are “victims” entitled to be cared for by the government.

Today we want your reaction to Romney’s comments and to what people are saying about those comments today. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Eric Plakun : 9/17/12

On this edition of Medical Monday is Dr. Eric Plakun of the Austen Riggs Center – a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist practicing in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Vox Pop : Gardening : 9/13/12

Joining on this edition of Vox Pop is arborist Fred Breglia, gardener Greg Ward, for this breezy, warm September edition of WAMC’s gardening program.

Our dynamic gardening duo is here for your questions on everything from bark to begonias. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets : 9/12/12

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.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Are Politicians Inherently Bad? : 9/11/12

From the first days of Watergate, to pay-to-play in the Massachusetts state legislature, to the most recent allegations of sexual harassment and a subsequent secret settlement in New York, politicians just cannot seem to stay out of trouble.

On today’s edition of Vox Pop, we will try to answer the question of whether those electeds who end up in hot water would’ve found themselves in a similar situation had they not held public office.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Zubair Jafar : 9/10/12

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday to discuss interventional cardiology and cardiac wellness is Dr. Zubair Jafar, Director of Interventional Cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and director of the Cardiac Research Program at the Hudson Valley Heart Center. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

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