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." 

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  • Call in during the show from 2-3 p.m. at 1-800-348-2551 (1-800-TALK-1)
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Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, March 23
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Graziadei - Endocrinology & Diabetes

Tuesday, March 24
Open Forum

Wednesday, March 25
Pets & Vets - Dr. Susan Sikule

Thursday, March 26
Gardening - Fred Breglia & Greg Ward

Friday, March 27
Food Friday - Kitchen Gadgets

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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. 

Vox Pop
12:58 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Open Forum: Holiday Cooking & Dining

Hanukkah is coming to an end, the Christmas holiday is days away, and Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve are right around the corner. Merriment is all around, and much of it centers around dining, and entertainment. Sometimes, that requires a bit of skill in the kitchen, specifically with equipment like knives. We have Chef Bill Collins in the studio with us today, who has a few tips for carving up a delicious meal for the holidays.  

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Pablo Lopez : Primary Care


Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Pablo Lopez, a board-certified family medicine physician. He practices at Ellis Primary Care in Schenectady, and he’s here to answer your questions. Brian Shields hosts.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Food Friday: Meet the Chef - Nick Moulton

Our region boasts some of the finest chefs in the country. And we want to get to know as many of them as possible here on Food Friday. Today we are on with Chef Nick Moulton of Mezze Bistro + Bar in Williamstown, Massachusetts.