The Roundtable

The Roundtable
10:33 am
Wed May 3, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's John Larson 5/2, 5/3, 5/4

Albany, NY – Connecticut's John Larson joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to offer advice for graduating seniors, speak about the Digital Divide, and rising gas prices.

The Roundtable
8:47 am
Wed May 3, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Cesar Millan 5/2/06

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

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The Roundtable
4:28 am
Tue May 2, 2006

Listener Essay by Sam Pratt 5/2/06

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.

The Roundtable
3:29 am
Tue May 2, 2006

Roundtable Book Picks 5/2/06

Albany, NY – Mark Oulette's Book Loftpicks for 5/2/06:

- Music from the Big Pink, John Niven
- Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
- Family and Other Accidents, Shari Goldhagen
- Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky
- Let Me Finish, Roger Angell

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The Roundtable
9:33 am
Mon May 1, 2006

Roundtable conversation with Harvey Karp - 5/28/06

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.

His website is

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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