The Roundtable

The Roundtable
10:59 am
Fri May 12, 2006

Susan Arbetter's piece about Pittsfield High School Science Students 5/12/06

Albany, NY – Pittsfield High School in Berkshire County's largest city has been in the news recently for reasons administrators probably wish we would all forget: A mercury spill that closed the school for two weeks back in December.

But last weekend, this old inner city public school received some good news: six Pittsfield chemistry students won big at the Massachusetts State Science Fair.

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The Roundtable
3:24 am
Fri May 12, 2006

Congressional Corner with New York's Sherwood Boehlert 5/15, 5/16, 5/17

Albany, NY – New York's Sherwood Boehlert joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss his retirement, his relationship with President Bush, and this country's energy policy.

The Roundtable
1:52 am
Thu May 11, 2006

Roundtable Interview with Amber Chand 5/10/06

Albany, NY – When you think of developing nations or war torn regions like the Middle East, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Guatemala and Sudan, you probably don't think of beauty, creativity or entrepreneurship. But one American woman wants to change that.

Amber Chand designs jewelry and gifts in collaboration with talented craftswomen from these war torn countries, which are then sold in the United States.

The women receive a share of the profits, in an effort to achieve financial stability for themselves and their families.

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The Roundtable
10:43 am
Wed May 10, 2006

Congressional Corner with NY's John Sweeney 5/10, 5/11, 5/12

Albany, NY – New York's John Sweeney joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss steroids in baseball, immigration, and a potential boarder checkpoint on I-87.

The Roundtable
1:14 am
Tue May 9, 2006

Roundtable Bookpicks 5/9/06

Albany, NY – Neil Novik's Odyssey Bookshop picks for 5/9/06:

* Crime Beat by Michael Connelly
* In Plain Sight by C.J. Box
* The Hard Way by Lee Child
* End of Story by Peter Abrahams
* The Bookwoman's Last Fling by John Dunning
* Mission Flats by William Landay (Crime Club selection)

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The Roundtable
2:53 am
Mon May 8, 2006

Susan Arbetter's Interview with Paul Ehrlich 5/8/06

Albany, NY – For over 40 years STanford's Bing professor of Population Studies Paul Ehrlich has warned of the dangers of population growth. His first book, "The Population Bomb" was the catalyst for debate on the subject, considered an environmental wake-up call by some, and an alartmist tract by others.

His latest book, writted with his wife Ann, has been almost uniformly praised for both its research and its thoughtfulness. It's called, "One With Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future."

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The Roundtable
12:27 am
Mon May 8, 2006

Extended Poll Question on Darfur 5/8/06

Albany, NY – Dr. Eric Reeves joins Susan and Joe to answer the question, "Does the U.S. have a moral responsibility to help stop the genocide in Darfur?"

Dr. Eric Reeves is a full time researcher and analyst on Sudan and is a professor of English at Smith College.

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The Roundtable
3:26 am
Fri May 5, 2006

Congressional Corner with MA's Richard Neal 5/5, 5/8, 5/9

Albany, NY – Massachusett's Richard Neal joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss rising oil prices, immigration, and mid-term elections.

The Roundtable
10:51 am
Thu May 4, 2006

Property Tax Roundtable 5/4/06

Albany, NY – Joe and David are joined by NY State Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, Woodstock Town Board Member Liz Simonson, Town Supervisor of Cornwall Richard Randazzo, and Town Supervisor of Marbletown Vin Martello to discuss property tax reform.

To find out more, visit:

- www.hvpropertytaxreform.org
- www.cornwalny.com
- www.woodstockny.org
- www.assembly.state.ny.us

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The Roundtable
10:33 am
Wed May 3, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's John Larson 5/2, 5/3, 5/4

Albany, NY – Connecticut's John Larson joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to offer advice for graduating seniors, speak about the Digital Divide, and rising gas prices.

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