The Roundtable

The Roundtable
2:02 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Howard Glassman of the WAMC Performing Arts Studio 6-14

Albany, NY – Howard Glassman of the WAMC Performing Arts Studio talks about upcoming performances at The Linda.

www.thelinda.org

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The Roundtable
2:00 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Listener Essay by Valerie DeLaCruz 6-14

Albany, NY – For many people, Father's Day isn't all about tie racks and golf balls. It's also a time to look back on growing up with Dad. Essayist Valerie DeLaCruz remembers her dad's aloofness and celebrates their new found relationship.

The Roundtable
1:55 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Julia Taylor and David Guistina speak with Frank Deford 6-14

Albany, NY – Six-time National Sportswriter of the Year and author Frank Deford discusses his new book, The Entitled. He is a correspondent on RealSports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO, a Contributing Editor at Sports Illustrated, and a commentator at NPR's Morning Edition.

The Entitled, by Frank Deford.
Published by Sourcebooks Landmark.

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Dr. Margaret Meeker 6-14

Albany, NY – Dr. Margaret Meeker talks about navigating the sometimes treacherous father-daughter relationship. She recently put out a book called Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, that is just coming out on paperback. She's a general practitioner, but Meeker has developed a niche treating and counseling teenaged girls. During her 20 years of practice, she found a common thread among many of her meetings with young women.

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, by Dr. Margaret Meeker.
Published by Regneny.

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The Roundtable
1:20 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Carl Bernstein 6-14

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue talks with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Carl Bernstein about his latest project, a biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, and about the state of journalism today.

A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, by Carl Bernstein.
Published by Knopf.

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The Roundtable
1:44 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Rob Gifford 6-13

Albany, NY – Rob Gifford, a former NPR correspondent in China, was traveling on Rt. 312, a highway that crosses the entire length of China. His book about his extraordinary travels, China Road: A Journey Into the Future of a Rising Power, chronicles his observations of China's enormous advancement in recent decades, and the equally large challenges that lie ahead.

China Road: A Journey Into the Future of a Rising Power, by Rob Gifford.
Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
1:32 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Leslie Gerber 6-13

Albany, NY – Leslie has run Parnassus Records since 1969, a Saugerties music seller and publisher. The shop has its own small line of classical CDs. Leslie writes about music for the Woodstock Times, the American Record Guide, and Amazon.com. No stranger to radio, he's also contributed to NPR's Performance Today. He shares some of his favorite picks.

www.parnassusrecords.com

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The Roundtable
1:29 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Miki Conn 6-13

Albany, NY – Miki Conn is the Executive Director of the Hamilton Hill Arts Center, and African-American Cultural Arts Center in Schenectady, New York. She tells us about the center's Juneteenth festivities in celebration of the day that Major General Gordon Granger trotted into Galveston, Texas to free the slaves-- a full two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

www.hamiltonhillartscenter.org

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The Roundtable
12:52 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Lane and Bud Delphin 6-13

Albany, NY – When Lanie and Bud Delphin met through a national dating site seven years ago, they couldn't believe how much they had in common. They quickly fell in love and got married a few years later. Then they devoted their lives to helping others find love by melding the technology of the 21st century with the time honored ways of the yenta. In honor of wedding season, they tell us the story of Mass Match, and old fashioned matchmaking service with a modern twist, which focuses exclusively on Western Massachusetts and neighboring states.

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