The Roundtable

The Roundtable
1:09 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Listener Essay: MK. McCarty, Spring 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Mary Kate McCarty remembers sharing the arrival of spring with her mother and siblings.

The Roundtable
12:57 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Alan Chartock speaks with Arthur Penn 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Arthur Penn, a three time Oscar nominee is being honored with a lifetime achievement award. He speaks about his films, the actors, and his latest honor which is being presented at the Berkshire International Film Festival.

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
12:06 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Newt Gingrich5/16/07

Albany, NY – Former Speaker of the House, and the man behind the Contract for America, Newt Gingrich discusses his plans for running for president, as well as his latest Novel, Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th.

Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th, by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. Published by Thomas Dunne Books.

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The Roundtable
5:12 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Eisenberg Lewis, Yankees 5-15-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Lewis Eisenberg asks the question, "Just exactly where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?"

The Roundtable
4:59 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Weekly Book Picks

Albany, NY – Neil Novik of the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Massachusetts presents some terrific reads, including mysteries, thrillers, a satire and even a book on a baseball hero.

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www.odysseybks.com

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Chuck D'Imperio 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Chuck D'Imperio discusses his book Great Graves of Upstate New York about all of the interesting figures who populate New York's graveyards.

The Roundtable
1:04 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Michael Beschloss is considered by many to be the nation's leading Presidential historian. He is the NBC News Presidential Historian and is also a regular on the News Hour on PBS. We speak with him about his latest book, Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster.

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The Roundtable
12:33 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Smith, Deborah J., Chocolate Cake 5-14-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Deborah J. Smith tells us about a small Irish restaurant with a very good slice of chocolate cake.

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