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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Joshua Freeman on The Rise of a Global Power

In his new book, American Empire: The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home 1945-2000 , acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman has created a portrait of a nation both galvanized by change and driven by conflict.

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Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Shadow of the Sphinx at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Mummy Portrait Mask (detail) Egyptian, Greco-roman period, 332BC-395 AD. Plaster, pigment, gold. Robert J. Hubbard Collection Cazenovia Public Library Cazenovia, New York.
Richard Walker

Anna D'Ambrosio, Director and Chief Curator of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art joins us to tell us about their Shadow of the Sphinx exhibition which is on display through November 25th at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Steven Ujifusa - A Man and His Ship

Turns out that the wonderful cruises we enjoy today are a direct result of the visionary naval architect William Francis Gibbs, who was obsessed with building the greatest ocean liner of all time a century ago and putting the USA at the top of the industry. Author Steven Ujifusa joins to discuss his new book, A Man and His Ship.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:30 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

The Book Show #1256 - Peter Golden

Award-winning journalist and author Peter Golden’s first novel is Comeback Love: A Novel .

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign

We speak with historian and an award-winning author of more than fifty highly books of history and biography, Stanley Weintraub, about his latest book, Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Mon August 13, 2012

The Wharton Salon at The Mount

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The Wharton Salon joins The Mount’s year-long celebration of Edith Wharton’s 150th birthday by putting Edith Wharton herself onstage this year in The Inner House, August 15-26. Adapted by Dennis Krausnick from Wharton’s 1934 autobiography, A Backward Glance, actress Tod Randolph plays Edith Wharton in a vivid account of Wharton’s public and private life directed by veteran Wharton director, Normi Noël. This is the fourth consecutive season that The Mount has welcomed The Wharton Salon.

The Roundtable
11:30 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"The Puppetmaster of Lodz" - Berkshire Theatre Group

We welcome Joby Earle, Julia Gibson, and Jesse Hinson from the Berkshire Theatre Group's production of The Puppetmaster of Lodz to the studio. The show runs in BTG's Unicorn Theatre through July 7th.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

"Abigail/1702" playwright, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College present Powerhouse's production of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play, Abigail/1702, directed by David Esbjornson and starring Chloë Sevigny, Patrick Heusinger, Laila Robins, Paxton Whitehead, and Millbrook, NY 4th grader Lucas Pfeifer. The show runs through July 8. 

 

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Wed June 27, 2012

"The Blood of Heroes"

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