Albany, NY – There are at least 68 million dogs in America, and their owners lavish billions of dollars on them every year. So why do so many pampered pets have problems? Now, Cesar Millan star of National Geographic Channel's show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan reveals what dogs truly need to live a happy and fulfilled life, his new book is: Cesar's Way : The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems
Albany, NY – We've all heard about Jared Stern's trouble with the New York Post. But how common are these kinds of gaffes in the New York media world? Today, essayist Sam Pratt - who knew Stern in his 20s - weighs in on the issue.
Sam Pratt is a former writer for national publications such as Esquire, Spin, and Elle magazine. Most recently, he led a successful campaign against the St. Lawrence Cement plant.
Albany, NY – Dr. Harvey Karp has been a pediatrician and child development specialist for 28 years. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine, and has a private practice in Santa Monica, CA.
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.