The Roundtable

The Roundtable
7:13 am
Thu February 15, 2007

Sexuality and Spirituality Roundtable 2/14/07

Albany, NY – Has sexual freedom in America gone too far? We ask you to weigh in, along with our panel of experts:

Reverend Debra Haffner - The Director of the Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing. www.religiousinstitute.org

Rabbi Rena Blumenthal - Assistant Director of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Rose and Irving Rachlin Advisor to Jewish Students at Vassar College.

Reverend Jim Bridges - Minister to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, NY and the UU Fellowship of the Poconos in Stroudsburg, PA.

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The Roundtable
1:06 am
Thu February 15, 2007

Congressional Corner with NY's Michael Arcuri 2/15, 2/16, 2/20

Albany, NY – New York's Michael Arcuri joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss his committee assignments, the war in Iraq, and his hopes for alternative energy development.

The Roundtable
11:22 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Importance of Black History Month 2/13/07

Albany, NY – February is Black History Month. We're joined by Paul Finkelman, Professor of Law and Public Policy at Albany Law School, to talk about the importance of this month.

Professor Finkelman is the author of dozens of books and scholarly articles on Constitutional Law, American legal history, civil rights, civil liberties, race relations, and American slavery.

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The Roundtable
3:05 am
Mon February 12, 2007

Valentine's Day Essays

Albany, NY – This Valentine's Day, we're treated to essays from two of our favorite essayists, Hedi McKinley and Nita Micossi.

The Roundtable
12:51 am
Fri February 9, 2007

Congressional Corner with NY's John McHugh 2/12, 2/13, 2/14

Albany, NY – New York's John McHugh joins Alan on the Congressional Corner to discuss his recent tour of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq.

The Roundtable
10:06 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Roundtable interview with Dr. Julian Bond 1/22/07

Albany, NY – Dr. Julian Bond is a civil rights activist and the chairman of the NAACP. Dr. Bond has been active in the civil rights movement since he was a college student leading sit-ins in Atlanta in 1960. He served as the Southern Poverty Law Center's first president in 1971 and continues to serve on its board of directors today. He also spent 20 years in the Georgia General Assembly where he organized the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. Since 1998, Dr. Julian Bond has served as the chairman of the NAACP.

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The Roundtable
4:48 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Roundtable Retrospective of Shirley Chisholm 1/19/07

Albany, NY – Shirley Chisholm was the first African American women elected to Congress. We look back on her life and legacy.

Guests include:

Barbara Winslow is an historian and associate professor at Brooklyn College, where she teaches in the School of Education and the Women's Studies Program. This fall she spoke at the Researching New York conference about Shirley Chisholm, who graduated from Brooklyn College.

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The Roundtable
2:28 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Roundtable Interview on Immigration with Eleanore Velez 1/25/07

Albany, NY – Eleanore Velez is a Frances Perkins Scholar at Mount Holyoke College where she is pursuing a double major in Latin American and American Studies. A wife and mother of two young children, Eleanore is a legal Mexican immigrant who has resided in the Berkshires since 1999. She will be the featured speaker at the upcoming South County Unitarian Speaker Series at Simon's Rock College in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

The Roundtable
2:04 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Susan Arbetter's Interview with Patricia Gioia 1/14/07

Albany, NY – Patricia Gioia is the author of The Berkeley Marian Murders: One Family's Story, published by Infinity Press. Susan Arbetter started by asking her why she felt she needed to tell her daughter's story now.

The Roundtable
9:10 am
Fri February 2, 2007

Joe Donahue's retrospective of Molly Ivins

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue's retrospective of journalist Molly Ivins

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