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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Playlist

January 16, 2013

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Upper Kern
Artist : Larry Carlton
Album : Sleepwalk
Composer : Larry Carlton
Label : Rhino/Warner Bros.
2:40 PM
Senator Sam
Artist : Buddy Rich
Album : The Roar of 74
Composer : Ernie Wilkins
Label : LRC
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 9/6/12

On this edition of Vox Pop, renowned astronomer Bob Berman talks stars, moons, and the multi-verse from the comfort of our studio. It's our astronomy show, hosted by Ray Graf.

Vox Pop
3:28 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Democratic National Convention - 9/5/12

The Democratic National Convention kicked off last night with impassioned speeches by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and First Lady Michelle Obama.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we want your take on this political convention season – what do you make of the DNC thus far, what did you think of the RNC, and what do you think of the idea of party conventions in general? WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Election 2012 - 9/4/12

Today at 5 p.m., Democratic delegates from across the country will be called to order in Charlotte, North Carolina for the first evening of the Democratic National Convention, where on Thursday President Barack Obama will accept the party’s nomination and make his case for re-election.

The DNC follows last week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, which concluded with a speech by GOP candidate Mitt Romney that some say gained him some ground with undecided voters.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 8/30/12

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 August 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 8/29/12

It's 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 August 28, 2012

Vox Pop : Computers with Jake Cunningham : 8/28/12

It's computers on this edition of Vox Pop, with Jake Cunningham of Brown Trout LLC. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Lewis Britton : 8/27/12

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop to discuss cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery is Dr. Lewis Britton, head of cardiac surgery at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. Britton specializes in a full range of cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeries, including aortic surgery, complex coronary surgery and minimally invasive valve surgery.

A graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, Dr. Britton completed his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and is board certified in thoracic surgery. WAMC’s Bob Barrett hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 8/23/12

Bird is the word on this edition of Vox Pop as we welcome our experienced birder Rich Guthrie. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Akin and the GOP : 8/22/12

Since apologizing earlier this week for his remarks on rape and pregnancy, Republican Missouri Rep. Todd Akin has been rebuked by democrats and republicans alike, with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney saying he should, “Exit the senate race,” and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus telling him, “not to come,” to next week’s Republican National Convention.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Condoms in Schools : 8/21/12

Public school officials in Springfield, Massachusetts will be mailing letters and making telephone calls to the parents and guardians of thousands of middle and school students to let them know about the district’s new condom availability policy.

Starting September 1, condoms will be available to students from school nurses. parents and guardians who do not want their children to have access to condoms can opt-out of the policy, but at least one school committee member has called idea that condoms could be given out in school to 12-year-olds, “unnerving.”

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