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 @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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Food Friday
12:30 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Food Friday : Wine And Cheese

On this edition of  Food Friday we welcomed sommelier Dominick Purnomo, co-owner of  Yono's Restaurant and dp An American Brasserie, Claire and Sandy Pogue , owners of Epicurean Bistro and Wine Bar and Suzy Konecky, cheese maker at Cricket Creek Farm.   The panel answered your questions about wine, cheese and the perfect pairings of the two! 

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12:30 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 3/13/14

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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12:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Vox Pop : The Copyright Forum : 3/12/14

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Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are artist Polly Law, intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. 

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12:30 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 3/11/14 : Charter Schools

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Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he would revoke the city's offer of free classrooms in public schools for three charter schools. Enraged parents filed a historic lawsuit against the city yesterday, re-igniting a firestorm debate over charter schools.

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12:30 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Paul Lemanski : 3/10/14

Joining us today is Dr. Paul Lemanski – founder and director of the Center for Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health, with locations in Albany and Kingston.

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12:30 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Food Friday : Chocolate & Candy

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This week, we are having a delicious discussion of chocolate and candy with Ron Mancini and Jacki Baker of Mother Myrick's Confectionery, Matthew Sinico of Catherine's Chocolates and Terra Stratton of The Chocolate Gecko.

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12:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 3/6/14

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

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12:30 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Vox Pop : Legal Issues : 3/5/14

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If you’re facing legal problems, you’re likely to have a lot of questions. Two of the region’s top legal minds in region are in the studio with us today to answer your questions. Attorney Frank Lang of the Lang Law Firm in Latham and Oneonta, and Colin Donnaruma, president of the Capital Region chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union join us today.

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12:30 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 3/4/14 : Ukraine

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The U.S. is showing its support today for Ukraine's new leadership as Secretary of State John Kerry visited the capital. Kerry’s visit to Kiev, lasting just hours, comes as Ukraine's government grapples with a Russian military takeover of Crimea—a mostly pro-Russian region in southeastern Ukraine.

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12:30 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gerald Ortiz : 3/3/14

In the studio today on this Medical Monday is Dr. Gerald Ortiz, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York. His practice focuses on arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, as well as pediatric and foot/ankle disorders.

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