The Roundtable

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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The Roundtable
4:03 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Jennifer Nathan previews the independent film ARRANGED

Albany, NY – Arranged marriages may seem like a thing of the past, but for many cultures around the world--and in the United States--it is a time honored tradition. We'll meet an Orthodox Jew who bucked that tradition and made a movie about arranged marriages rather than entering into one herself. Her film ARRANGED is featured this weekend at the Berkshire International Film Festival.
www.biffma.com

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The Roundtable
2:09 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Steve & Dede Leiber and Hart Parry 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Our two favorite independent theatre owners, Steve and Dede Leiber, join Academy Award winning film maker Hart Perry to discuss the screening of his film Harlan County: USA.

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Hart Parry's screening of Harlan County USA will be on Friday, May 18th, 2007 at 7pm

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Barbara Esmark 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Barbara Esmark is the owner of Be Gallery in High Falls, NY. She discusses the current exhibit-- Crossing Borders: Contemporary Mexican Art and Folk Art which includes whimsical depictions of village life contrasted with the sharp lines and frenetic energy of urban Mexico. It will be on display through June 12th.

www.begallery.com
(845)687-0660

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The Roundtable
1:09 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Listener Essay: MK. McCarty, Spring 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Mary Kate McCarty remembers sharing the arrival of spring with her mother and siblings.

The Roundtable
12:57 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Alan Chartock speaks with Arthur Penn 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Arthur Penn, a three time Oscar nominee is being honored with a lifetime achievement award. He speaks about his films, the actors, and his latest honor which is being presented at the Berkshire International Film Festival.

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