For those in their mid-50's and older, where they were 50 years ago this afternoon is likely forever burned into their memories. Ten years ago on the 40th anniversary of the assassination, WAMC staff members recalled where they were on the afternoon of November 22, 1963… when the news came from Dallas that President Kennedy had been shot.
ALBANY, NY – May 20, 2013 - This Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, WAMC Northeast Public Radio will adjust its regular program schedule to broadcast several special radio events touting the unique American spirit.
Gov. Deval Patrick talks as moderator Alan Chartock, right, president and CEO of WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and Patrick’s wife, Diane, listen. The couple discussed their relationship during an hourlong conversation at the Colonial Theatre on Sunday.
WCEL, our Plattsburgh transmitter, is off the air. According to Pat Cooney, WAMC VP of Operations, there was an as yet undetermined failure at the transmitter site. Cooney suspects the extreme cold played a role in the breakdown. Engineers are on the case and hope to have the situation cleared up soon.
We apologize for the disruption of service. Listeners are invited to listen online while repairs are being made.