WAMC Speakers Corner

WAMC Speakers Corner
1:42 pm
Thu October 1, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with E.D. Hirsch

E.D. Hirsch

Albany, NY – Alan is joined by author and educational critic E.D. Hirsch, writer of the landmark Cultural Literacy, to discuss his new book The Making of Americans and what still needs to be improved in American public schools.

WAMC Speakers Corner
1:11 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

Juvenile Justice Forum 9/30/09

Albany, NY – Alan is joined by Mark Steward to discuss how the state of Mississippi has rethought its youth incarceration programs recorded live at the New York State Capitol's Juvenile Justice Reform Symposium, 9-17-09. Steward was the long-time director of the Missouri Division of Youth Services.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:28 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with James Barba

James Barba

Albany, NY – James Barba joins Alan Chartock for an interview about health care reform and how it could affect hospitals in our region. Barba is the president and CEO of Albany Medical Center. This interview was taped July 15th at WAMC studios.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
12:55 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

2009 WAMC Person of Courage Award Winner

David Kaczynski

Albany, NY – David Kaczynski accepts the WAMC Person of Courage Award and joins Alan Chartock for an interview to discuss his life and experiences. David Kaczynski is Executive Director of New Yorker's Against the Death Penalty. The interview was recorded July 30th, 2009 on in front of a live audience at the WAMC studios.

WAMC Speakers Corner
12:54 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with James Barron and Mitchel Levitas

New York Times

Albany, NY – Alan is joined by journalists James Barron and Mitchel Levitas to discuss "The New York Times' Book of New York: Stories of the People, the Streets, and the Life of the City Past and Present."

James Barron is a reporter on the metropolitan staff of The Times and has been a journalist in New York for the last 30-years. He wrote the minute-by-minute stories on the 9/11 attacks for The New York Times on the web and the front page lead story on the 2003 blackout.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
12:00 pm
Thu August 20, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with Dr. Robert Baker

Albqany, NY – Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. Robert Baker, Director of the Union Graduate College Bioethics Program to discuss medical ethics.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
2:56 pm
Thu August 6, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with Anthony Wood

Anthony Wood

Albany, NY – For almost three decades, Anthony C. Wood has been intimately involved in preserving New York City.

A preservation activist, historian, writer, teacher and grant maker, he is currently Executive Director of the Ittleson Foundation. An Adjunct Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University, Mr. Wood is the founder and chair of the New York Preservation Archive Project.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:30 pm
Fri July 24, 2009

Forum: Corporate Support of the Arts 7/24/09

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock moderates a panel discussion on the importance of corporate support of local arts organizations.

The panel is made up of four Berkshire County business leaders: Dick Sullivan, President of The Legacy Banks Foundation - John Law, CEO of Wiliamstown Savings Bank - Jane Iredale, CEO of Jane Iredale Cosmetics and Bill Booth, CEO of Country Curtains.


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WAMC Speakers Corner
12:52 pm
Thu July 23, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with Dr. Dustin Swanger

Dr. Dustin Swanger

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WAMC Speakers Corner
2:17 pm
Fri July 17, 2009

Alan Chartock ... In Conversation with David Bornstein

David Bornstein

Albany, NY – David Bornstein specializes in writing about social innovation. He is the author of "How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas" which was described by The New York Times as "must reading" for "anyone who cares about building a more equitable and stable world" and a "bible" in its field. The book, which has been published in 20 languages, chronicles and analyzes the work of social innovators who are successfully addressing social problems at scale in several countries.

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