The Roundtable

The Roundtable
4:14 am
Tue December 19, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's Joe Courtney 12/20, 12/21, 12/22

Albany, NY – Connectictut's Congressman-Elect Joe Courtney joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss his campaign, the Democrats' plan for the first 100 hours, and Congress' new five-day work schedule.

The Roundtable
2:40 am
Tue December 19, 2006

Dean's Beans Designs Roundtable Coffee

Albany, NY – Dean Cycon of Dean's Beans Organic Coffee whips up a brand new coffee just for the Roundtable!

Tune in tomorrow to hear Susan and Joe taste their very own blend.

www.deansbeans.com

The Roundtable
12:41 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Hedi McKinley talk about the dangers of gift giving 12/15/06

Albany, NY – The month of December has turned into a gift giving bonanza and sometimes it seems like no one's happy with what they get. Today, listener essayist Hedi McKinley shares her thoughts on presents, holiday and otherwise.

The Roundtable
3:15 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's Chris Murphy

Albany, NY – Chris Murphy defeated Nancy Johnson in the 5th district of Connecticut by 30,000 votes. Alan asks him about the issues that drove the election, how freshman orientation is going, and what bills he expects the Democrats to pass in the first 100 days.

The Roundtable
9:55 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Susan Arbetter's interview with the author of Big Box Swindle

Albany, NY – In less than two decades, large retail chains have become the most powerful corporations in America. In her revealing new book, Big Box Swindle, Stacy Mitchell illustrates how mega-retailers are fueling many of our most pressing problems from the shrinking middle class to rising pollution and diminished civic engagement.

Susan Arbetter began her conversation with Stacy Mitchell by asking her why people who say they hate Wal-Mart still shop there.

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The Roundtable
2:26 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Hedi McKinley's Pitfalls of the Holidays 12/13/06

Albany, NY – A holy jolly Christmas is all well and good, but there's no denying that the holidays can be a bubbling cauldron of stress and melodrama. And no matter how much you try to keep up the good cheer, there's always one family member who just loves to stir the pot. Roundtable favorite Hedi McKinley tells us how to stay sane this holiday season.

Hedi McKinley is a retired member of the SUNY School of Social Welfare, and a clinical social worker with a private practice in Albany, NY.

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The Roundtable
11:52 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's John Larson 12/11/06

Albany, NY – Connecticut's John Larson joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss his re-election as the Vice Chair on the Democratic Caucus and the Democrats' plans for January.

The Roundtable
4:22 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Adopt-a-Family with Northeast Parent and Child Society

Albany, NY – Joe and David speak with Pattie Welek Hall and Ginny Barr about the Northeast Parent and Child Society's Adopt-a-Family program for the holidays.

For more information, visit: www.neparentchild.org

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The Roundtable
2:10 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Congressional Corner with NY's Michael McNulty 12/12, 12/13, 12/14

Albany, NY – New York's Michael McNulty joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the recommended hospital mergers in New York State, governor-elect Elliott Spitzer, and the issues the Democrats will be focusing on in January.

The Roundtable
11:59 am
Thu December 7, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Gore Vidal, Part II

Albany, NY – Gore Vidal is widely considered to be one of this and last century's greatest essayists and is also a prolific author of novels, plays, and screenplays. He is one of those larger than life characters.

In his latest book, the second volume of his memoirs, titled Point To Point Navigation, he turns his sights to his friends, faces and events of his own life. In the second part of his conversation with WAMC's Joe Donahue, he talks about the state of literature in this country, a subject he has been very critical of in the past.

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