The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.
Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY at Albany journalism professor and investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao, and political consultant, Libby Post.
Topics include: President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu on Iran; Hillary Clinton's personal email use; Ebola nurse sues hospital; Warren Buffett warns banks; and Lewinsky reference in Bill Clinton’s official portrait.
Democrats need a big voter turnout on Election Day in Massachusetts if they hope to hold on to the governor’s office when Deval Patrick’s second term is up in January. That point was driven home to hundreds of party activists at a rally in Worcester Thursday headlined by one of the party’s most popular national figures.
The Clintons are delivering speeches in New York this evening, though in separate places. Former President Bill Clinton will be in Dutchess County.
The Omega Center for Sustainable Living at Rhinebeck-based Omega Institute for Holistic Studies is hosting a conference this weekend entitled “Where We Go From Here: Opportunities & Solutions for an Interdependent World.” Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address Friday evening to kick off a weekend-long discussion about a holistic approach to sustainability. It is the first time he is speaking at Omega.
Former President Bill Clinton will speak in his home county of Westchester Saturday, to raise money for student scholarships.
While Clinton is at Westchester Community College in Valhalla Saturday afternoon, he will receive a State University of New York Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. And as Executive Director of the college’s foundation Eve Larner explains, the event is more than solely a fundraiser for student scholarships.
On this day when Americans select their next president, WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Time Magazine editor and Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy, co-author of The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity, about the relationships between the country's past chief executives.