The Roundtable WAMC's The Roundtable is an award-winning, nationally recognized eclectic talk program. The show airs from 9am to noon each weekday and features news, interviews, in-depth discussion, listener call-ins, music, and much (much) more!
The Roundtable

The Roundtable

From Northeast Public Radio

WAMC's The Roundtable is an award-winning, nationally recognized eclectic talk program. The show airs from 9am to noon each weekday and features news, interviews, in-depth discussion, listener call-ins, music, and much (much) more!More from The Roundtable »

Most Recent Episodes

A Frenzy Of Dance Music By Sandra Boynton

Sandra Boynton's latest release, Hog Wild!: A Frenzy of Dance Music , features eleven all-out musical tracks in an array of dance styles performed by Scott Bakula, Kristen Bell, Darcy Boynton, Raúl Esparza and Madeleine Lodge, Falls Mountain Cowboys and Caitlin McEwan, Five For Fighting, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Lanegan, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Wilson, Laura Linney and "Weird Al" Yankovic. Boynton joins us to talk about writing the songs, getting the talent, and how it all fits in with her other

Book Picks - Chatham Bookstore

Sheri Bauer-Mayorga and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks . List : What I Found in a Thousand Towns by Dar Williams (Hachette) Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks (Knopf) The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter (Simon & Schuster) Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers & Shawn Harris (Chronicle) World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech by Franklin Foer (Penguin) Paris in the Present

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

U.S. environmental policy is in a time of transition. In today's Congressional Corner, WAMC's Alan Chartock wraps up his discussion with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2 nd district.

Gabriel Kahane's 8980: Book Of Travelers At MASS MoCA

Gabriel Kahane's 8980: Book of Travelers is a new collection of songs inspired by the two-week train trip he took across the United States last November. He left on his un-plugged journey the day after the 2016 election to meet and converse with dozens of strangers. Created in collaboration with director Daniel Fish and designer Jim Findlay , 8980: Book of Travelers is a song cycle and solo stage show that will officially premiere at The Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival later this

10/20/17 Panel

The Roundtable Panel : a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are: WAMC's Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, and Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti.

Keith Olbermann Refuses To Normalize Current Political Reality

Since Donald Trump's presidential nomination, Keith Olbermann has emerged as one of the web's most popular anti-Trump screedists—each installment of his GQ web series The Resistance receives nearly four million views, and his fiercely progressive monologues have garnered a new generation of fans and followers. With over 100 individual essays adapted from his wildly popular online GQ commentaries, including new up-to-the-minute material, Olbermann's new book is Trump is F*Cking Crazy . Olbermann

Fault Lines In The Constitution

Husband-and-wife team Cynthia and Sanford Levinson take readers back to the creation of this historic document and discuss how contemporary problems were first introduced—then they offer possible solutions. Think Electoral College, gerrymandering, even the Senate. Many of us take these features in our system for granted. But they came about through haggling in an overheated room in 1787, and we're still experiencing the ramifications. Each chapter in this timely and thoughtful exploration of the

W.E.B. Du Bois Educational Series Comes To Great Barrington, MA

The W.E. B. Du Bois Educational Series-Great Barrington will stage its first event of the 2017-2018 school year October 24 th when co-authors of Jefferson's Children: The Story of One American Family , Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman, give an interactive, multimedia presentation that explores the meaning of race, its influence on personal identity and our interrelatedness as Americans. The event will take place at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, starting at 7:00 PM

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

The president's tax overhaul proposal is being met with skepticism from Democrats. In today's Congressional Corner, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2 nd district.

Cultural Commentary With Shawn Stone

Shawn Stone joins us to talk about what he's seen lately and what cultural events are coming up this week in our region. Seen : Faces Places Upcoming: The Legend of Georgia McBride Curtain Call Theatre, Latham, Thursday 10/19 at 7:30 PM through November 18 Peppa Pig's Surprise Stanley Theater, Utica, Thursday 10/19, 6:30 PM Andrea McArdle Proctors, Schenectady, Friday 10/20, 7:30 PM Actress + Toxe EMPAC Studio 1—Goodman, Friday 10/20, 9 PM Close Encounters With Music: The Titans—Schumann &

Back To Top