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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Charles Duhigg - Power of Habit

  In his book, The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.

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WAMC Events
4:13 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

The Roundtable To Broadcast Live At The Hyde Collection

WAMC is proud to present a very special edition of The Roundtable, broadcast live from The Hyde Collection on Monday, June 24th from 9 a.m. to noon.

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The Roundtable
9:23 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Jane Fonda - G-CAPP

New Yorkers from the arts, hospitality and fashion communities are planning an event featuring Jane Fonda, as a benefit for G-CAPP (the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention.) The benefit to be held October 11th in NYC is on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the critically acclaimed film Klute. Fonda received the Oscar for her performance. 

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The Roundtable
10:20 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Eric Stevens - How to Train Your Dragon

The live tour of the hit movie, How To Train Your Dragon, will deliver 23 dragons, some with wingspans of up to 46 feet, Viking warriors and world-class circus artists and acrobats, when it perform at the Albany Times Union Center October 4th – 7th.  Joe Donahue spoke with DreamWorks Animation Studio's head of Live Entertainment, Eric Stevens about the show.

The Roundtable
10:16 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Jeff Greenfield - 43*: When Gore Beat Bush—A Political Fable

Considered one of America’s most respected political analysts, Jeff Greenfield has spent more than thirty years in network television, including as a commentator on CNN, ABC News, and CBS and currently as an anchor on PBS’s Need to Know.

A five-time Emmy Award winner, he is a political columnist for Yahoo! News and the author of more than a dozen books, including the bestseller Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan.

The Roundtable
9:52 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Lee Woodruff - Those We Love Most

In her fiction debut, writer, speaker, and best-selling author Lee Woodruff offers an intimate and moving novel that explores the ways in which four lives are broken and made whole again after a shattering tragedy. Lee Woodruff  tells us about, Those We Love Most.

The Roundtable
9:48 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Junot Diaz - This is How You Lose Her

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Junot Diaz will be doing a pair of events over the next week in our region. The author of the modern-day classic, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, tells us about his latest, This is How You Lose Her.

The Roundtable
11:40 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Evan Thomas - Ike's Bluff

Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower came to be seen by many as a doddering lightweight. Yet behind the bland smile and apparent simplemindedness was a brilliant, intellectual tactician.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Thu September 27, 2012

David Cay Johnston - The Fine Print

Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston’s says it is time for consumers to read the fine print.

His new book is The Fine Print. It's about how many corporations have worked the regulatory system to their advantage and how that affects things ranging from the service you receive to the state of our infrastructure. He also examines the fees that banks and phone companies have added over the years that have made your bills incrementally larger but have added up to big money for corporations.

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The Roundtable
10:40 am
Thu September 27, 2012

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Estuary Program

On one day, Thursday Oct 4th, 3-thousand students, educators, and volunteers will visit 75 sites along the Hudson from New York Harbor to the mouth of the Mohawk. It is being called “A Day In the Life of Hudson River.” This is the 10th annual event, and in those ten years the DEC has had over 20,000 participants total.

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