WAMC Speakers Corner

WAMC Speakers Corner
1:07 pm
Tue October 21, 2008

CRUMBS Panel - 10/28/08 - Rock Critics

Albany, NY – Rock critics join Paul Rapp and Paul Czech for a free and frank discussion.

The Critics:

Michael Eck
David Malakowski
Josh Potter
John Brodeur
Jeremy Goodwin
Seth Rogovoy

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WAMC Speakers Corner
9:52 am
Thu October 16, 2008

In Conversation with... Karen Allen

Karen Allen

Albany, NY – Karen Allen is an American actor, best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Allen has also had roles in many other films including National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Split Image (1982), Starman (1984), The Glass Menagerie (1987), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), where she reprised her role as Marion Ravenwood.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
2:30 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Dowmel Lecture: Jonathan Kozol 10/7/08

Jonathan Kozol

Great Barrington, MA – Jonathan Kozol says his life has two separate strands: one is his involvement with all kinds of literature and the other is his involvement in teaching young children.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
11:57 am
Thu October 2, 2008

In Conversation with... Peter Heller

Peter Heller

Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock is joined by economist Peter Heller to talk about the economic challenges facing governments in the 21st century including climate change and the rising cost of medical care.

Peter S. Heller is a recognized expert on fiscal policy and public finance. The former Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), he has advised both industrial and developing countries on broad macroeconomic policy strategies and technical policy reforms for over 30 years.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
10:48 am
Fri September 19, 2008

Alzheimer's Forum 9/18/08

Albany, NY – "Current Trends in Alzheimer's Research," moderated by WAMC's Alan Chartock.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
12:56 am
Fri August 29, 2008

In Conversation with... Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, President of R.P.I. to talk about energy security issues.

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson is the 18th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y., and Hartford, Conn., the oldest technological research university in the United States.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:04 am
Thu August 21, 2008

In Conversation with... James Barba

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Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock is joined by James Barba, President and C.E.O. of Albany Medical Center to talk about the history of Albany Medical Center.

James Barba is president and chief executive officer of Albany Medical Center. In these capacities, he oversees the medical education, biomedical research and patient care activities of northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:57 am
Thu August 7, 2008

Panel Discussion: NYS Property Tax Cap, Pros and Cons 8/7/08

Albany, NY – The New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief was created in early 2008 to examine the root causes of high property taxes in New York State. In June, the commission released a preliminary report of its findings, which recommended making major policy changes, including establishing a property tax cap. Now Governor David Paterson has introduced legislation to cap property taxes, and lawmakers are set to take up the issue when they return to Albany.

WAMC's Alan Chartock hosted a panel discussion on this issue with:

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:21 am
Thu July 3, 2008

In Conversation with... Stephen Bergman

Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock sits down with Stephen Bergman for a fascinating hour.

Stephen Bergman is a novelist, playwright, and, for three decades, a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty. His novels, The House of God, Fine and Mount Misery have sold over 3 million copies.

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11:51 am
Thu June 19, 2008

In Conversation with... Jeffrey Deskovic and David Kaczynski

Jeffrey Deskovic

Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock in conversation with Jeffrey Deskovic and David Kaczynski on wrongful conviction and criminal justice reform.

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