The Roundtable

The Roundtable
2:28 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Women Making Music: Erin McKeown 5-21-07

Albany, NY – Where do Judy Garland and Starbucks intersect? In singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. She shares her penchant for the Northeast and her admiration for Ms. Gumm in Women Making Music.

The Roundtable
2:19 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Vincent Bugliosi 5-21-07

Albany, NY – Legendary prosecutor and bestselling author, Vincent Bugliosi has spent 22 years and 1,700 pages on defending the Warren Commission report and coming to the same conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in shooting the President. He speaks about how he came to this massive project.

Reclaiming History by Vincent Bugliosi.
Published by Norton.

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The Roundtable
2:06 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Tom Brokaw 5-21-07

Albany, NY – For 22 years, Tom Brokaw served as the anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News. Since leaving the desk in 2004, he has been a staple on the network with prime time specials and assisting in the coverage of breaking news. Brokaw was the commencement speaker for Skidmore College's 96th Commencement held at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Joe speaks with Brokaw about his career, missing the anchor desk and what wisdom he wants to impart on the Skiddies.

The Roundtable
1:39 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Alan Chartock speaks with Robert Greifeld 5-18-07

Albany, NY – Simon's Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington will hold its 38th commencement ceremonies tomorrow. Robert Greifeld, the President and CEO of the NASDAQ Stock Market, will deliver the keynote address to the more than 150 graduates, their families and guests. Greifeld spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock about his speech, the world of finance, and what advice he plans to offer to the class of 2007.

The Roundtable
1:31 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Listener Essay by Paul Ehmann on buying a new washing machine 5-17-07

Albany, NY – It's a battle of the sexes that only an appliance salesman could love. Listener essayist Paul Ehmann tells us about his wife's campaign for a new washing machine.

The Roundtable
1:14 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Newt Gingrich 5-17-07

Albany, NY – While mulling over a possible run for the White House, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has been trying his hand at novel writing. He and his co-author William Forstchen have recently completed a series of novels on the Civil War. Their latest is titled Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th. Gingrich speaks about how the new novel came about.

Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th, by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen.
Published by St. Martin's- Thomas Dunne Books.

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The Roundtable
2:17 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Listener Essay by Paul Ehmann 5-17-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Paul Ehmann tells us about his wife's campaign for a new washing machine.

The Roundtable
1:59 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Mark Eberhart 5-17-07

Albany, NY – According to author and chemistry professor Mark Eberhart, Americans won't leave oil behind until we run out completely...or find a less expensive and more efficient alternative. He gives a recipe for speeding up this process called The Thinking Man's Diet which he describes in his new book Feeding The Fire: The Lost History and Uncertain Future of Mankind's Energy Addiction.

Feeding The Fire: The Lost History and Uncertain Future of Mankind's Energy Addiction, by Mark Eberhart. Published by Harmony Books

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The Roundtable
1:43 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Jessica Valenti 5-17

Albany, NY – Jessica Valenti is known for her chatty blog femenisting.com, which is targeted at women in their twenties and teens. She's just come out with a book written for the same age group called Full Frontal Feminism. It is a quick, breezy guide to women's issues. Full Frontal Feminism, A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters by Jessica Valenti. Published by Seal Press.

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The Roundtable
1:30 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Newt Gingrich 5-17

Albany, NY – While mulling over a possible run for the White House, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has been trying his hand at novel writing. He and his co-author William Forstchen have recently completed a series of novels on the Civil War. Their latest is titled Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th. Gingrich speaks about how it came about.

Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th, by Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen. Published by Thomas Dunne Books.

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