The Roundtable

The Roundtable
1:44 am
Wed December 6, 2006

Listener Essay: Dina Stander "Tree Season"

Albany, NY – Tree season is here again. All across the country, people are strapping conifers to their roofs and unwrapping heirloom ornaments, still dusty from their year long slumber in the attic. Today, essayist Dina Stander, shares her family's reluctant journey to Christmas tree acceptance.


Dina Stander is a writer and artist who lives in Shutesbury, Massachusetts.

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The Roundtable
4:10 am
Mon December 4, 2006

Congressional Corner with MA's John Olver 12/4, 12/6, 12/7

Albany, NY – The Bay State's John Olver joins Alan Chartock to discuss the current lame duck session, the protection of civil liberties in America, and the genocide in Darfur.

The Roundtable
2:12 am
Mon December 4, 2006

Jennifer Nathan's Interview with Kenneth Helphand, author of Defiant Gardens 12/4/06

Albany, NY – We hear a lot about the cruelties of war, the hardships, the bloodshed, and the pure exhaustion that plague soldiers of every war.

So it would come as a surprise that soldiers during World War One - men who spent their days and nights digging trenches - would chose to pick up yet another shovel. This time to plant elaborate flower gardens and tidy rows of life sustaining vegetables.

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The Roundtable
10:14 am
Fri December 1, 2006

Albany Symphony Celebrates The Holidays - 11/30/06

Albany, NY – The Albany Symphony is starting a new tradition - A Magic of Christmas concert to celebrate the season. We're joined by Music Director David Alan Miller, board member Sherley Hannay, and Noelle Liberty from The Music Studio.

www.albanysymphony.com

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The Roundtable
8:26 am
Fri December 1, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Jimmy Carter 11/30/06

Albany, NY – Former President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jimmy Carter, has just written a new book titled: Palestine - Peace Not Apartheid. WAMC's Joe Donahue spoke with President carter about the controversial title...

The Roundtable
10:36 am
Thu November 30, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Neal Gabler about his biography of Walt Disney

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue spoke with Neal Gabler about his new 880-page biography of Walt Disney titled Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. It's published by Knopf Publishing.

The Roundtable
1:27 am
Tue November 28, 2006

Congressional Corner with MA's Richard Neal 11/29, 11/30, 12/1

Albany, NY – The Bay State's Richard Neal joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to discuss this month's elections, Social Security, and Irish Affairs.

The Roundtable
3:44 am
Mon November 27, 2006

Susan Arbetter's interview with Keith Stewart, author of It's a Long Road to a Tomato

Albany, NY – Susan Arbetter speaks with Keith Stewart, author of It's a Long Road To a Tomato.

The Roundtable
3:21 am
Wed November 22, 2006

Congressional Corner with VT's Bernie Sanders 11/22, 11/27, 11/28

albany, ny – Vermont's only Congressman, Bernie Sanders, is about to become one of the state's two U.S. Senators. Alan asks him about the issues he'd like to focus on as well as his committee assignments, before delving into the issues of media consolidation and the war in Iraq.

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The Roundtable
11:48 am
Mon November 20, 2006

Roundtable Interview with Jenny Brown of the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary 11/16/06

Albany, NY – Jenny Brown is the founder and director of the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. She joined Susan and Joe to discuss her new sanctuary for farm animals, her work as an investigative journalist, and some creative ways to enjoy Thanksgiving without eating meat.

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