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WAMC News
7:43 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the latest developments concerning U.S. military involvement in Syria, the New York City and Albany mayoral primaries, and the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

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WAMC News
2:07 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Neal: Republican Opposition To Strikes Political

Pointing to the House’s record during the Bush administration, Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Richard Neal, the dean of the state delegation, says he believes Republican opposition to President Obama’s plan for possible military strikes against Syria is based on political calculations. Neal spoke on WAMC’s Congressional Corner program.

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Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 9/10/13 : Syria

Credit CIA

Syria is now saying it will put its chemical weapons under international control as a diplomatic solution to avoid a U.S. strike. But the question of military action in retribution for an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed thousands in Syria last month still looms as Congress resumes session. Meanwhile, the president prepares to address the nation tonight.

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WAMC News
8:21 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the potential for a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Syria and primary elections in New York State.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon September 9, 2013

9/9/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, activist and commentator Libby Post, and Ray Graf.

WAMC's Pete Seeger concert in Peekskill
Syria
DiBlasio (NY Times)
College bubble bursting (Times Union)

Hudson Valley News
11:50 am
Sat September 7, 2013

Peace Groups Hold Protests Against U.S. Military Action In Syria

Credit Olga Lednichenko, flickr

A peace and justice action network in Westchester is holding a 24-hour protest against U.S. military strikes in Syria. The peaceful demonstration begins Friday evening.

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Listener Comment Line
12:38 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Listener Comment Line - Week of September 2, 2013

The possible U.S. military action in Syria was a hot topic among WAMC listeners, as we hear in highlights from this week's WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri September 6, 2013

9/6/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and Joe Donahue.

Topics include:
Obama & Putin
Syria Vote Count
Tipping Debate
E-Cigarettes
NSA on Encryption

Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Herbert London: Thinking About Syria

Among baseball’s general managers it is often said that “the best trade is the one that was never made.” Although it is an obvious stretch to international affairs, it might also be said that the best government action is the one that isn’t taken.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed September 4, 2013

9/4/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Time Union Capitol Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind.

Topics include:
Syria Support
Allies Intel
Racial Slur Suit
Budget Battles
Campaign Twitter Age
and NY State lawmakers salary

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