war

The Roundtable
11:48 am
Tue July 31, 2012

"The Renegades" by Tom Young

Tom Young has logged nearly 4,000 hours for the Air National Guard in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, and elsewhere. His new novel is The Renegades
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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu July 12, 2012

"The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows"

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. We speak with him about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows.

The Roundtable
10:09 am
Thu June 14, 2012

David Sanger - "Confront and Conceal"

We welcome David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, and speak with him about his new book, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
1:40 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

The Book Show #1246 - Anthony Swofford

The 2005 publication of Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles changed author and former sniper Anthony Swofford’s life. The Gulf War memoir became a best-seller and inspired a film adaptation starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:28 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Paul Elisha: Where Have All the Old Soldier Gone?

Wordsworth defined poetry as – “The spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…”  There are times when we poets have no other recourse.

WHERE HAVE ALL THE OLD SOLDIERS GONE?
(Drums and Echoes Redux, May 31- 2012)
By Paul Elisha

Have you noticed, the swagger goes first?
A feeling, that despite all the other
Endless vestments of equivalence
Yours were somehow different, is by some
Inscrutable mystique now retrospect.

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The Roundtable
10:55 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Todd Rosenfield

For the past three years, Todd Rosenfield has been a volunteer service officer, helping Veterans access benefits and services and he joins us to talk about the benefits Veterans and their families should expect.


To contact Todd you may email him at toddrosenfield@yahoo.com.

New England News
12:50 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Physicians Group Issues New Warning On Nuclear War

IPPNW

At a recent gathering of Nobel Laureates in Chicago, a report was released detailing the danger facing the world from a limited nuclear war between India and Pakistan.  The author of the report is a western Massachusetts physician. Dr. Ira Helfand,  vice president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.

The Roundtable
4:01 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

War Stories in the GE Theatre at Proctors

There will be a staged reading of War Stories, a performance about the effect of war based on writings from the Empire State College community on April 24 in the Proctors GE Theater in Schenectady, NY. Elaine Handley, Cindy Bates, and Claudia Hough join us to tell us more.

The Roundtable
12:50 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

The Hunt for KSM

Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer discuss their book, The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

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