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The Roundtable

The Roundtable

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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

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 &

10/19/17 Panel

The Roundtable Panel : a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are: WAMC's Alan Chartock, Professor of Political Science at Siena College Vera Eccarius-Kelly and Communications Consultant Joe Bonilla.

Finding The Truth In Today's Deluge Of News

From the explosion of fake news to the challenges of the 24 hour news cycle, legendary journalist Bob Schieffer examines political journalism today and those who practice it. Based on interviews with over 40 media leaders, Schieffer provides an inside look at the changing role of media and asks whether today's citizens are more informed or just overwhelmed. Bob Schieffer was one of broadcast journalism's most experienced Washington reporters. He was anchor and moderator of Face the Nation , CBS

Rogovoy Salon Presents Natalia Zuckerman At Club Helsinki

Singer-songwriter and visual artist, Natalia Zuckerman , will perform at Helsinki Hudson this Sunday, October 22nd as part of The Rogovoy Salon. Zuckerman's parents are renowned musicians, flutist Eugenia Zuckerman and violinist Pinchas Zuckerman . Natalia is a whiz with most things string: including acoustic and electric guitar, slide guitar, dobro, lap steel and banjo. Her performance at Club Helsinki, The Women Who Rode Away: Songs and Portraits, will feature visual art alongside portrait

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

In today's Congressional Corner, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2 nd district.

Helping Tweens And Teens Thrive In An Unbalanced Digital World

Today's students face a challenging paradox: the digital tools they need to complete their work are often the source of their biggest distractions. Students can quickly become overwhelmed trying to manage the daily confluence of online interactions with schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and family life. Written by author and educator Ana Homayoun, Social Media Wellness is the first book to successfully decode the new language of social media for parents and educators and provide pragmatic

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