The Roundtable

The Roundtable
12:50 pm
Wed December 7, 2005

Joe Donahue's interview with Michael York 12/7

Albany, NY – Now Michael York is off to make the biggest independent film in Russian history-in the capitalist Wild Wild West that is today's Russia. York is co-starring alongside the 300-pound, 6-foot-6-inch Russian bodybuilder Alexander Nevsky (think Arnold Schwarzenegger) in an action film called Moscow Heat. The result is a new book called: Are My Blinkers Showing: Adventures in Film making in the New Russia. Joe Donahue spoke with Michael York about how the whole project came about...

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The Roundtable
10:01 am
Wed December 7, 2005

Susan Arbetter's interview with Deborah Lynn Dadd about Household Chemicals

Albany, NY – Deborah Lynn Dadd already had chemical sensitivities when she heard this news, so she took it upon herself as a consumer advocate to come up with ways to make our homes safer.

The book is called "Home Safe Home: Creating a Healthy Home Environment by Reducing Exposure to Toxic Household Products."

Susan began by asking Dodd if our homes are safe...

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The Roundtable
1:42 pm
Wed November 30, 2005

The Roundtable's discussion on the Earthquake in Pakistan 11/30/05

The Roundtable's discussion on the Earthquake in Pakistan 11/30/05

Albany, NY – - Michael Ellis is a professor of geology at the Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University of Memphis. He is also the Program Director of geomorphology and land use dynamics for the National Science Foundation.

- Julia Spry-Leverton is the Communications Officer for UNICEF - The United Nations Children's Fund. She joined us from Pakistan.

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The Roundtable
2:33 pm
Tue November 29, 2005

Susan Arbetter's interview with Valerie Paradiz - "Clever Maids"

Susan Arbetter's interview with Valerie Paradiz - "Clever Maids"

Albany, NY – Paradiz traveled to Germany and researched the brothers Grimm and their upper-crust muses, and uncovered some very interesting details about their collaboration. She's written about it in her latest book, "Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales". Susan Arbetter asked her to tell us who the Brothers Grimm were...

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The Roundtable
2:31 pm
Tue November 29, 2005

Susan Arbetter's interview with Alin McCoy - "The Emperor of Wine"

Susan Arbetter's interview with Alin McCoy - "The Emperor of Wine"

Albany, NY – In her new book, "The Emperor of Wine", Alin McCoy deconstructs the mythic palate of Parker, the self-styled consumer advocate of wine... plus she gives readers an intimate view of how wine reputations are made, how and why wine critics agree & disagree and how wines are judged, promoted, made and sold today.

Susan Arbetter begins by asking McCoy about the impact Parker has had on the world of wine...

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The Roundtable
2:28 pm
Tue November 29, 2005

Susan Arbetter's interview with Steve Shaw 11/25

Susan Arbetter's interview with Steve Shaw 11/25

Albany, NY – Shaw is a former big city litigator-turned food obsessive. His new book is a guide to the restaurant scene for other food lovers who want to know the dining experience more intimately.

Shaw fell in love with fine dining at a French restaurant in New York called Lespinasse. Susan Arbetter asked Shaw why it was so special...

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The Roundtable
3:01 pm
Mon November 28, 2005

Joe Donahue's Interview with Senator John McCain Part I

Joe Donahue's Interview with Senator John McCain Part I

Albany, NY – Senator John McCain's Article is in the November 21st issue of Newsweek - titled The Truth About Torture. He also has a new book out titled Character is Destiny.

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The Roundtable
2:58 pm
Mon November 28, 2005

Joe Donahue's Interview with John McCain Part II

Joe Donahue's Interview with John McCain Part II

Albany, NY – After a career in the U.S. Navy and two terms as a U.S. representative, John McCain was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and reelected in 1992 and 1998.

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The Roundtable
2:38 pm
Wed November 23, 2005

WAMC Congressional Corner with NY's Maurice Hinchey 11/10, 11/11, 11/14 ,11/15

WAMC Congressional Corner with NY's Maurice Hinchey 11/10, 11/11, 11/14 ,11/15

Albany, NY – New York's Maurice Hinchey joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the indictment of Lewis Libby, the CIA leak, and the recent local elections

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The Roundtable
2:34 pm
Wed November 23, 2005

WAMC Congressional Corner with NH's Charles Bass 11/7, 11/8, 11/9

WAMC Congressional Corner with NH's Charles Bass 11/7, 11/8, 11/9

Albany, NY – New Hampshire's Charles Bass joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss global warming, the recent flooding in New England, and the threat of avian flu.

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