Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, July 21
Dr. Fred Jourdan of Curtin University discusses mass extinction through an analysis of ancient volcanic eruptions.

Tuesday, July 22
Dr. Brian Wansink of Cornell University touts the long lasting health benefits of playing a high school sport.

Wednesday, July 23

The University of Kansas' Dr. Paul Selden is using spider fossils to reconstruct ancient ecosystems.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:56 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: An Oasis Of Sanity

This station is an oasis of sanity in a suicidal world.

So many people refuse to let the reality of climate change seep into their comfortable thoughts. But sealing their minds against reality will not keep it at bay. Changes are coming, and the more we close our minds and eyes the more serious it will be. We and our children and grandchildren are the hostages to the foolishness of our generation. This has got to stop.

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12:33 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Where Were You 50 Years Ago Today?

Credit U.S. Embassy New Delhi /flickr

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.

Special Program
12:59 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Memorial Day Special Broadcasts on WAMC

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. 

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9:01 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Deval and Diane Patrick live at the Colonial

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.
Credit Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff

Deval Patrick was reelected to a second term as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in November 2010.

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Listener Comment Line
12:55 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Listener Comment Line - Week of December 25, 2012

You talk, we listen.  And now you can listen again.  Here are highlights of this week's WAMC Listener Comment Line.  

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