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

December 11, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Taxman
Artist : Soulive
Album : Rubber Soulive
Composer : George Harrison
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Royal Family
2:40 PM
Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
Artist : Terry Gibbs
Album : Feelin' Good: Live In Studio
Composer : Mercer Ellington
Label : Mack Avenue
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 April 19, 2012

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 4/19/12

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

One of the best-known and most widely-read astronomers in the world, Bob can translate complex scientific concepts into terms that are easily understood by the casual stargazer, yet meaningful to the most advanced researchers. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Vox Pop : Poetry Forum : 4/18/12

In honor of National Poetry Month, it's the Poetry Forum on this edition of Vox Pop, when we ask you to read your favorite poems. Our panel of poets is also in studio with their works and their favorites. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Vox Pop : Adirondack Park Issues : 4/17/12

With over 6 million acres, New York’s Adirondack Park is the largest park, state level protected area, and national historic landmark in the contiguous United States.

Those who live and love the Adirondacks face many issues, including how best to preserve the environmental integrity of the park while also accomadating those who live there.

Joining us today to discuss these issues are John Sheehan, communications director with the Adirondack Council, and Fred Monroe, executive director of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. Marietta Angelotti : 4/16/12

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is Dr. Marietta Angelotti.

Dr. Angelotti earned her doctor of medicine degree from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the New York State Medical Society, and sees patients at CapitalCare Family Practice in Ravena.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Vox Pop : Gardening : 4/12/12

Spring has sprung, and it’s time once again to get on our knees and discover the bounty of flora we can cultivate in our own backyards.

Joining is today is arborist Fred Breglia of the Landis Arboretum, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery, and horticulturist Dorthe Hviid of Berkshire Botanical Garden for this first edition of WAMC’s gardening program for 2012. 

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Vox Pop : Weather and Climate Change : 4/11/12

It has been a wild few months for weather both locally and across the country with temperatures around town ranging from as low as 30 degrees to as high as 80, and tornados in the mid-west wreaking havoc.

Joining us on this edition of Vox Pop to take your weather related questions are News Channel 13 meteorologist Jason Gough and Franz Litz, executive director of the Pace Energy & Climate Center at Pace Law School and a WAMC commentator. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Graphic Labels on Cigarette Packs : 4/10/12

A federal appeals court is considering the constitutionality of requiring large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that smoking can harm or kill smokers. Today we want your take on the labels. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts along with WAMC’s Ray Graf.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Podiatrist Dr. Douglas Tumen : 4/9/12

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop, board certified podiatrist Dr. Douglas Tumen is here to take your calls on podiatry and related surgeries and conditions. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Baseball : 4/4/12

It is finally here; tonight marks the start of the 2012 Major League Baseball season, otherwise known as opening day.

We’re talking baseball today and we want your take on the upcoming season. Will the New York Yankess re-take the crown and continue their overall winning record? Can the Boston Red Sox pull another coup and take the American League East pennant? Will the New York Mets’ wins add up to double digits?

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Cuomo v. Clinton 2016 & The U.S. Supreme Court : 4/3/12

While the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination continues today with contests in Wisconsin, Maryland, and Washington D.C., politicians and pundits are already looking ahead to the 2016 Democratic nomination.

Two names that have been mentioned as potential democratic candidates are New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and secretary of state and former New York U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton.

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