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 28
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 29
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 30
Pets & Vets

Thursday, July 31
Gardening

Friday, August 1
Food Friday 

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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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Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 4/2/12

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 March 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 3/29/12

It’s the birding show on this edition of Vox Pop, with questions and answers on everything avian. Local birder Rich Guthrie tackles all your bird questions. Also joining us today in the second segment of today’s Vox Pop is Marshall Iliff, director of the Avian Knowledge Network at Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology.WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop - Pets & Vets
3:00 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 3/28/12

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.

Vox Pop - Open Forum
3:00 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – State Employee Random Drug Testing : 3/27/12

Last week, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a law that allows state employees to be randomly tested for illegal drugs. The policy, which will almost certainly be challenged in the courts, raises some interesting questions about the appropriate level of professional oversight of those whose paychecks are derived from a state or municipal tax base.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – General Dentistry and Oral Surgery : 3/26/12

We’ll give you the tooth and nothing but the tooth on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop as we welcome Dr. Joseph Lapinski, a general dentist in private practice, and Dr. Bret Gelder, a board certified oral surgeon. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Science Forum
3:00 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 3/22/12

The Science Forum is underway. We gather our panel of experts in the areas of biology and chemistry once a month to respond to your science-related questions and comments. On today’s show: Barbara Brabetz, Ken Welles, Jim Pickett and Ed Stander. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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