WAMC Speakers Corner

WAMC Speakers Corner
1:32 pm
Fri May 8, 2009

Alan Chartock... In Conversation with Mary Beth Pfeiffer

Mary Beth Pfeiffer

Albany, NY – Mary Beth Pfeiffer is an award winning investigative journalist whose career spans more than 25-years.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
2:45 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Alan Chartock ...In Conversation with Earl Scruggs and Rosanne Cash

Albany, NY – In this archive edtion of WAMC's "In Conversation with..." series, Alan first speaks with bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs. In the second half hour, Alan talk with country music star Rosanne Cash.

Earl Scruggs is considered by many to be the greatest banjo player alive. A pioneer of the three finger technique on the 5 string banjo, Scruggs rose to fame as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
11:44 am
Fri April 24, 2009

Alan Chartock ...In Conversation with Earl Scruggs and Roseanne Cash

Albany, NY – In this archive edition of "WAMC's In Conversation With..." Alan first speaks with bluegrass banjo legend Earl Scruggs, and, in the second half hour, with country music star Rosanne Cash.

Scruggs is a leading proponent of the 3-finger style of banjo playing that has become a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Scruggs became famous as banjo player in Bill Monroe's "Blue Grass Boys".

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WAMC Speakers Corner
11:44 am
Fri April 24, 2009

Alan Chartock ...In Conversation with Earl Scruggs and Roseanne Cash

Albany, NY – In this archive edition of "WAMC's In Conversation With..." Alan first speaks with bluegrass banjo legend Earl Scruggs, and, in the second half hour, with country music star Rosanne Cash.

Scruggs is a leading proponent of the 3-finger style of banjo playing that has become a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Scruggs became famous as banjo player in Bill Monroe's "Blue Grass Boys".

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WAMC Speakers Corner
9:43 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Alan Chartock ...In Conversation with Barney Calame

Barney Calame

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock sits down for an illuminating hour with professor, editor and financial journalist Byron E. Calame.

"Barney" Calame is currently the eighth James H. Ottaway Sr. professor of journalism at the College at New Paltz. He retired at the end of 2004 as a deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and served as public editor for The New York Times for a two-year term ending in June 2005.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
10:52 am
Thu April 9, 2009

Alan Chartock in conversation with Amba Preetham Parigi

Alan Chartock and Amba Preetham Parigi

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WAMC Speakers Corner
3:27 am
Thu April 2, 2009

Alan Chartock in Conversation with Pete Grannis and Tara Sullivan

Alan Chartocck with ENCON Commissioner Pete Grannis

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:38 pm
Thu March 26, 2009

CRUMBS Panel - 3/26/09 - Music Royalties

Albany, NY – In this roundtable discussion, recorded in March 2009 at WAMC's Linda Norris Auditorium, Paul Rapp and Paul Czech welcome Peter Iselin for a look into the the often daunting world of ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.

Peter Iselin - founder, former editor and publisher of Metroland: Living in Los Angeles; independent personal manager representing composers for film, television, advertising and electronic games.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
11:35 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Alan Chartock ...In Conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Albany, NY – Doris Kearns Goodwin is one of the country's most noted and respected authors. Her award winning writings include some of the most important books on history in our time - on subjects including Abraham Lincoln, Lyndon Johnson, the Brooklyn Dodgers, and Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt - to name a few.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
2:07 am
Fri March 13, 2009

Howard Dean - Dowmel Lecture 3/11/09

Howard Dean

Great Barrington, MA – Howard Dean served as governor of Vermont from 1991 until 2003, and was a Democratic candidate for president in 2004. Dean had previously worked as a physician; he earned an undergraduate degree from Yale in 1971 and a medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1978. He then moved to Vermont and opened a medical practice with his wife, Dr. Judith Steinberg. They have a daughter, Anne and a son, Paul.

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