The Roundtable

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.

BIFFMA.org

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
12:23 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Preston 5/16/07

Albany, NY – Richard Preston is an author best known for his bestsellers on catastrophic diseases. But, in his latest book-- The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring--he journeys into the perpendicular universe of the World's Tallest Trees. He explores the Coast Redwoods of Northern California where the tallest organisms are sustained.

The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring, by Richard Preston. Published by Random House.

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The Roundtable
12:06 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Newt Gingrich5/16/07

Albany, NY – Former Speaker of the House, and the man behind the Contract for America, Newt Gingrich discusses his plans for running for president, as well as his latest Novel, Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th.

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

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The Roundtable
5:12 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Eisenberg Lewis, Yankees 5-15-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Lewis Eisenberg asks the question, "Just exactly where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?"

The Roundtable
4:59 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Weekly Book Picks

Albany, NY – Neil Novik of the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Massachusetts presents some terrific reads, including mysteries, thrillers, a satire and even a book on a baseball hero.

(413)534-7307
www.odysseybks.com

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Chuck D'Imperio 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Chuck D'Imperio discusses his book Great Graves of Upstate New York about all of the interesting figures who populate New York's graveyards.

The Roundtable
1:04 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Michael Beschloss is considered by many to be the nation's leading Presidential historian. He is the NBC News Presidential Historian and is also a regular on the News Hour on PBS. We speak with him about his latest book, Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster.

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