The Roundtable

The Roundtable
3:35 am
Thu April 27, 2006

Roundtable conversation with Mark Crispin Miller 4/27/06

Albany, NY – Susan and Joe are joined by journalist and media critic Mark Crispin Miller to discuss voting machines and the Help America Vote Act.

The Roundtable
12:15 am
Wed April 26, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Paul Grondahl 4/3/06

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.

The Roundtable
4:13 am
Tue April 25, 2006

Roundtable Bookpicks for 4/25/06

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

The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza - Albany, NY

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The Roundtable
1:01 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Congressional Corner with VT's Bernie Sanders 4/24, 4/25, 4/26

Albany, NY – Vermont's Bernie Sanders joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the Patriot Act, Education, Immigration, and gas prices.

The Roundtable
8:12 am
Thu April 20, 2006

Roundtable conversation on the Baha'i in Iran

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.

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The Roundtable
2:35 am
Thu April 20, 2006

Roundtable conversation about Spiritual Progressives 4/20/06

Albany, NY – According to a new poll conducted by Copernicus and reported in the Christian Science Monitor, religious liberalism has been rising faster than religious fundamentalism.

We're joined by two self-described religious liberals about where they fall on the political spectrum, what kinds of work they're doing, and why they think their numbers may be growing.

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The Roundtable
10:57 am
Wed April 19, 2006

Roundtable conversation with Darryl Caron of Adirondack Sports & Fitness Magazine 4/17/06

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.

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The Roundtable
12:57 am
Tue April 18, 2006

Roundtable Book Picks 4/18/06

Albany, NY – Scott Meyer's Merritt Bookstore picks for 4/18/06:

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The Roundtable
1:41 am
Fri April 14, 2006

Congressional Corner with MA's John Olver 4/17, 4/18, 4/19, 4/20

Albany, NY – The Bay State's John Olver joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the environment, oil consumption, the national debt, and impeachment of President Bush.

The Roundtable
10:33 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Roundtable conversation about Nostoi 4/10/06

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.

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