Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 8/27/13 : Syria

As U.N. weapons inspectors investigate the fallout of alleged chemical attacks in Syria last week, the U.S. and its allies are debating whether to take military action against the Syrian government under President Bashar Assad.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue August 27, 2013

8/27/13 - Panel

  WAMC’s Alan Chartock, the Hunger Action Network’s Mark Dunlea and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Kerry on Syria
Debt Ceiling
Farm Bill

4:00 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Yale's Benhabib On Egypt's Turmoil

Prof. Seyla Benhabib

The turmoil in Egypt has brought horrific violence and few good options for the U.S. WAMC’s Alan Chartock spoke with Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University, about where the Arab Spring protests have led.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson

    The Middle East is in a precarious state.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he opposes military intervention in Syria.

New York News
12:30 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Two Congressmen from Region Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Syrian Intervention

Republican Chris Gibson (left) and Democrat Peter Welch

Vermont’s Democratic congressman and a Republican representative from New York have submitted legislation that would restrict U.S. involvement in Syria. The two were on C-SPAN Wednesday morning to discuss their bill.

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Hudson Valley News
10:57 am
Wed June 26, 2013

NY, VT Congressmen Introduce Bill to Block Military Aid To Syria

Congressmen from New York and Vermont are among those introducing bipartisan legislation to block both military aid to Syrian rebel groups and U.S. support of military operations in Syria.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens

  Syria becomes more complicated by the day.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that doesn’t want the U.S. going at it alone.

New York News
1:44 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Schumer: Proceed With Caution In Syria

Credit WAMC Photo

Days after the United States committed to increasing its involvement in Syria’s brutal civil war, New York’s senior U.S. Senator says America must be careful in its latest Middle East entanglement. Senator Charles Schumer spoke earlier today at the Albany-Rensselear Rail station.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri June 14, 2013

6/14/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Ray Graf and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain. Joe Donahue moderates.

Topics include:
Local parks and playgrounds

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed May 1, 2013

5/1/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.


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