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
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  • Tweet us @WAMCRadio and #VoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, March 30
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Nohara - Neuroradiology

Tuesday, March 31
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 1
Solar Energy

Thursday, April 2
Astronomy - Bob Berman

Friday, April 3
Food Friday - Pastries

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Vox Pop
12:31 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Food Friday: Nutrition

Two weeks into the New Year, and we’re talking about nutrition. And we’re not just talking about a resolution to go on a diet. We’re talking about knowing how to get your daily intake of nutrients and staying on top of your diet. We have a clinical nutrition expert in the studio, Dr. Jennifer Lindstrom of Albany Medical Center joins us to answer your questions. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Birding with Rich Guthrie : 1/8/15

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie is in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.  

Vox Pop
1:10 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Open Forum: Planning for College

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Planning for college is the focus of today’s program. Certified educational planner Lynell Engelmyer is in the studio this afternoon to talk more about it.

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Vox Pop
2:06 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Open Forum: Remembering Mario Cuomo

It’s a day of mixed emotions as we remember the iconic Mario Cuomo, who died last week, mere hours after his son, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was sworn in for his second term.

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Vox Pop
12:16 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Medical Monday: Drs. Andrew Wilson & John Sabia: Emergency Medicine

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Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday are Drs. William “Andrew” Wilson and John Sabia. Dr. Wilson is director of the Emergency Services Department at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, where Dr. Sabia is the Vice President of Medical Affairs and an ED physician there. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Food Friday : Winter Produce & Wellness

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Donna Williams, founder and owner of the Field Goods produce subscription service joins us on Food Friday to answer your questions about winter produce and wellness. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Pets & Vets : Dr. Carrie O'Loughlin : 12/31/14

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Loughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Open Forum : Political Predictions for 2015

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  Today on the Vox Pop, 2015 is almost upon us. So it’s time to make our annual political predictions for the New Year. Who will run for president? Who will make a power grab? Who is going to be the center of the next scandal? We’ll tell you ours. But we want to know, what are your political predictions for 2015?

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Allen Carl : Neurosurgery

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Joining us today on Medical Monday is Dr. Allen Carl, a neurosurgeon specializing in surgical treatment of spinal disorders and diseases. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Open Forum: Holiday Movies

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the studio...we are talking about our favorite holiday movies. From older classics like It's a Wonderful Life to newer hits like Elf, holiday movies evoke a special nostalgia for many of us during the season. WAMC film commentator Audrey Kupferberg joins Brian Shields in the studio to talk merry movies.