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 WAMC 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!

Most Recent Episodes

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

George L. K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, prolific abstract artists since the late 1930s, were leaders of the national and international art scene. Collectors and intellectuals, they created a Berkshire home that reflected their aesthetic worlds. Upon her death in 1988, Suzy Frelinghuysen left instructions that the House & Studio and art collection be used for an educational purpose the House & Studio opened for visitation in 1998. This summer, the Frelinghuysen Morris House &

Barrington Stage Company Presents Mark St. Germain's "Gertrude And Claudius"

The new play, "Gertrude and Claudius," billed as a prequel to Shakespeare's "Hamlet" began performances at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Massachusetts last night, officially opens July 21, and runs through August 3 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The play is by award-winning playwright, Mark St. Germain, author of "The Best of Enemies," "Dancing Lessons," "Dr. Ruth, All the Way," and the long-running Off-Broadway hit "Freud's Last Session" – among many other plays. "Gertrude and

Barrington Stage Company Presents Mark St. Germain's "Gertrude And Claudius"

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

For many members of Congress, summer is a good time to take constituents' temperature. In today's Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18 th district, speaks with WAMC's Alan Chartock.

The Capitol Steps In Lenox, Massachusetts Through 8/30

The Capitol Steps were founded in December, 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. Since then, they've been putting the "mock" in democracy in Washington, D.C., on tour, on the radio, and – during the summer – in Lenox, Massachusetts. The musical satirists call The Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort their summer home – performing here every night except Tuesday through August 30th. The CapSteps latest album is "The Lyin' Kings." We are

7/19/19 Panel

The Roundtable Panel : a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Former EPA Regional Administrator and Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor at Bennington College, Founder of Beyond Plastics, former EPA regional administrator Judith Enck.

"The Farmer's Son" By John Connell

Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until, one winter, after more than a decade away, he finds himself back on the farm. Connell records the hypnotic rhythm of the farming day—cleaning the barns, caring for the herd, tending to sickly lambs, helping the cows give birth. Alongside the routine events, there are the unforeseen moments when things go wrong: when a calf fails to thrive, when a sheep goes missing, when

Alva Noë "Infinite Baseball: Notes From A Philosopher At The Ballpark"

Alva Noë is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also a member of the Center for New Media and the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Noë is a 2012 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and he was a weekly contributor to National Public Radio's science and culture blog 13.7 Cosmos and Culture. His new book is "Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark." Baseball is a strange sport: it consists of long periods in which little

Congressional Corner With Anthony Brindisi

The Squad was battling Speaker Pelosi. Then President Trump logged on. In today's Congressional Corner, Anthony Brindisi of New York's 22 nd Congressional district wraps up his conversation with WAMC's Alan Chartock.

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: "Spider-Man: Far from Home" Upcoming: French Cancan - Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass., Thursday 7/18, 2 PM Jonatha Brooke - Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, Thursday 7/18, 7 PM John Mayer - Times Union Center, Albany, Friday 7/19, 7:30 PM Bettye Lavette - Helsinki Hudson, Hudson, Friday 7/19, 9 PM Taj Mahal Quartet: Giant/De Ole Folks at Home 50th Anniversary

7/18/19 Panel

The Roundtable Panel : a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor and former NYS Senator Terry Gipson, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics Vera Eccarius-Kelly.

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