Albany, NY – Joe talks with Times-Union writer Paul Grondahl about his new book: NOW IS THE TIME: A History of Parsons Child and Family Center, 1829-2004. The book chronicles the history of Parsons Child and Family Center of Albany, N.Y., which was founded in 1829. Joe also speaks with Parson's Executive Director Raymond Schimmer.
Albany, NY – Marggie Skinner's Book House picks for 4/25/06:
* Sun Storm by Asa Larsson * Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean * An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina * Left to Tell by Imaculee Ilibagiza * Public Radio behind the Voices by Lisa Phillips * Digging to America by Ann Tyler * Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen * Tsotsi by Athol Fugard
Albany, NY – The U.N Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and Belief says that she's highly concerned that the government of Iran is about to increase its persecution of the 300,000 members of the Baha'i faith in that country.
We're joined by two members of the Baha'i faith who live here in the U.S. about what's happening in Iran and what we can do to stop the persecution of Bahais who live there.
Rabi Musah chairs the African-American Desk of the Northeast Regional Baha'i Council.
Albany, NY – Darryl Caron is founder and publisher of Adirondack Sports & Fitness, a free monthly magazine available in the Capital Region, Adirondacks and surrounding areas. The magazine covers "sports you do" like running, hiking, bicycling, kayaking, triathlon - plus, health and fitness topics. This weekend marks the first-ever Adirondack Sports & Fitness Expo.
Adirondack Sports & Fitness Expo on Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, at the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Albany, NY – The Nostoi, which once told the homecoming stories of the Greek heroes from the war at Troy, is long lost. Of the original text's five books, only five complete lines have survived. Like the lives that it chronicled, the Nostoi is itself a casualty of time and its unpredictable turns. The truth is that most veterans' stories, whether of combat or of recovery, are either never told or not long remembered.