Albany, NY – The debate over immigration, and illegal immigration in particular, continues to be a hot button issue, with plenty of misconceptions on both sides of the divide. Aviva Chomsky is the author of They Take Our Jobs: and 20 Other Myths About Immigration. Chomsky is a professor of history and coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University. The daughter of activist Noam Chomsky, Aviva Chomsky has been teaching and writing about immigration for the past twenty years.
Albany, NY – Best known for her Emmy Award-winning role as the man crazed Southern belle Blanche Devereaux on the hit TV comedy series Golden Girls, actress Rue McClanahan is a colorful personality, filled with saucy wit and a joy for life. Her new book My First Five Husbands...and the Ones That Got Away is the story of one woman's quest to find herself.
My First Five Husbands...and the Ones That Got Away, by Rue McClanahan. Published by Broadway.
Albany, NY – The Oakland Athletics have found some pretty innovative strategies for building their team over the years. Author and columnist Michael Lewis spent some time with the team and discovered their secret for finding the best players for the least amount of money.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael Lewis. Published by Norton.
Albany, NY – Menopause the Musical uses four female characters to explore the changes women face as they age. Producing Artistic Director Maggie Cahill, brand new Managing Director Elizabeth Doran and actress Nancy Slusser discuss Capital Repertory Theatre's production of Menopause the Musical.
Albany, NY – This week's show focuses on West Point, which has accepted a record number of women in its entering class. We hear from Mindy Kimball who graduated from West Point in 1966, and has stayed beyond her 5-year military service commitment.