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 7
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 8
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 9
Copyright Forum

Thursday, July 10
Open Forum

Friday, July 11
Dining out with kids

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Vox Pop : Aging in Place

  The notion that the elderly should be able to live out their lives in their own homes rather than be forced into assisted-living facilities is part of a growing movement called Aging in Place. In the studio today are two driving forces of that movement in the Hudson Valley, Karl DeKeukelaere of Hudson Valley Home Matters and Nina Lynch of Rhinebeck at Home.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. David Stamer

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. David Stamer of Mid Hudson Medical Group, a board-certified orthopedist. 

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Food Friday: Cooking with Kids

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Wouldn’t it be great if your kids could make you dinner? Terrapin Restaurant Chef Josh Kroner and Mamatoga Magazine Editor Jenny Witte join us in the studio on Food Friday to talk about fun and unique ways to cook with children, and how to engage them in the culinary process.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Vox Pop : Astronomy

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

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Vox Pop : Sports : 4/2/14

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We’re fresh off opening day for Major League Baseball, smack in the middle of a bracket-busting NCAA tourney and we may have witnessed history with a decision to allow college football players to unionize. Here with us to talk it through is our very own sports commentator and Marist College Center for Sports Communication Director Keith Strudler.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 4/1/14 : New York State Budget

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The April 1 deadline has come and New York State has an on-time budget. New York Public Interest Research Group Legislative Director Blair Horner joins Alan in the studio today to talk about the budget. We want to know what you think of it, too.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 3/31/14

Dr. Jennifer Michaels

  Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Vox Pop
2:09 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Food Friday: Middle Eastern Cuisine

  It’s Food Friday again, and we’re going across the world to explore the heart-healthy cuisine of the Middle East. We’re here today with Julie Ann Sageer, a.k.a. Julie Taboulie, an Emmy-nominated, Finger Lakes-based chef who specializes in Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine.  

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Vox Pop : Gardening : 3/27/14

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Joining us for our gardening program is horticulturist Bob Graves, co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery in Latham, New York.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 3/26/14

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Guilderland, New York.

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