The Roundtable

The Roundtable
1:58 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor speak with Bridget Stutchbury 6-25

Albany, NY – If you've looked up in the sky and thought, "Where have all the songbirds gone," you're not alone. Research shows that fewer and fewer birds take to the sky each spring. Scientists believe that if this pace continues, an additional 25 percent of the bird species could become extinct by the time our great grandchildren reach adulthood. Statistics like that propelled biologist and professor Bridget Stutchbury in to action.

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The Roundtable
1:48 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Listener Essayist Leslie Neustadt 6-25

Albany, NY – Learning to live with cancer is a personal process, one that requires equal parts hope and pragmatism. Essayist Leslie Neustadt describes how she felt when she was first diagnosed with blood cancer.

The Roundtable
1:42 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor speak with Joseph Connors 6-25

Albany, NY – Individuals battling chronic, life-altering diseases face a myriad of obtacles. In addition of finding the best medical care, financial and legal concerns are hard to escape. Fortunately, there are people out there who can help make the process easier. The Albany Law School will be presenting their annual Health Law Conference, designed to help people battling HIV and cancer understand and exercise their legal rights. Joseph Connors, clinical professor at the Albany Law School and Director of their Health Law Clinic tells us more.

www.albanylaw.edu

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The Roundtable
1:30 am
Mon June 25, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with George Foreman 6-25

Albany, NY – George Foreman is probably best-known as a two-time heavyweight boxing world champion. Millions recognize him as the smiling ad pitchman for his popular George Foreman grills. Foreman first became a boxing champ at the age of 24 and then did it again at the age of 45. He says, as a result, he believes in second chances. It is the subject of his new book, God In My Corner. He speaks with Joe Donahue about the story he wanted to tell.

God In My Corner, by George Foreman.
Published by Thomas Nelson.

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The Roundtable
1:51 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Judy Onufer and Pam Golbin 6-22

Albany, NY – The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will have New York State Symbols on display through the end of the summer. Museum education coordinator, Judy Onufer, and exhibit curator, Pam Golbin, tell us about how they came up with the idea.

www.museumhudsonhighlands.org

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The Roundtable
1:39 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Clarence Fanto 6-22

Albany, NY – Clarence Fanto returns to tell us about music and theater events in the area.

The Roundtable
1:36 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Roundtable Roulette with Jen Nathan and Andy Clegg 6-22

Albany, NY – Once again it is time to put your money down and see what Roundtable Roulette has in store for you. Roundtable producers Jen Nathan and Andy Clegg let us know what events are available in the listening area.

The Roundtable
1:33 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Christopher Makos and Kelley Drahushuk 6-22

Albany, NY – Young photographer Christopher Makos met Andy Warhol in 1971. Warhol quickly grew to admire Makos' photography, saying, "I wish I could take pictures like that." Makos went on to become Warhol's personal photographer and traveling companion. In his travels, he gained a unique perspective on Warhol and his circle of friends and admirers. His new book Warhol/Makos In Context, is an attempt to cast Warhol and Makos' relationship with him, in a new light.

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Bill Coleman and Laurence Lemieux 6-22

Albany, NY – Ted Shawn began one of the Berkshire's most enduring traditions when he founded the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. He was also a renowned choreographer, generating many works for the festival and other venues. In their debut at the festival, Coleman Lemieux & Company have decided to pay homage to that tradition, but also shake things up a bit by replacing the men in Shawn's piece with children. Joe speaks with Bill Coleman, Laurence Lemieux and one of those child dancers.

www.jacobspillow.org

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The Roundtable
1:20 am
Fri June 22, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Roy Blount Jr. 6-22

Albany, NY – Roy Blount Jr. lives in the Berkshires. But, he is a southerner. So, what is it like for a southerner to spend most of his life up north? Well, it took the humorist and member of the literary rock group the Rock Bottom Remainders an entire book to explain-- it is called Long Time Leaving: Dispatches From Up South.

Long Time Leaving: Dispatches From Up South, by Roy Blount Jr.
Published by Random House.

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