On this week’s Gazette: While being mentioned as a possible Presidential candidate in 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has more immediate obstacles facing his 2018 re-election, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s dipping poll numbers, and we’ll take you to Saratoga Springs where ICE arrests force a discussion about immigration.
So what were you doing 14 hundred weeks ago? It was the spring of 1990, and a new program called The Best of Our Knowledge debuted on WAMC radio. Bob Barrett, the current producer and host of TBOOK has only been around for the last 300 of those weeks. He went back and listened to the first program he hosted back in 2011 and found that the topic is still interesting and relevant.
So today on the Best of Our Knowledge, let’s take another listen to his interview with the author who spent a year at a high school for immigrants in New York City, and wrote a book about the students she shared that year with.
And we’ll spend an academic minute finding out if free speech and advertising mix.
On this week’s 51%, we take a look at women and water, and hear from the young man who walks, sometimes runs, miles and miles to raise awareness about women and water. Plus, we meet one of just two female police chiefs in Vermont, and a playwright confronts the fear of aging. After completing 12 […][Continue reading...] about #1460: A Man Walks For Women And Water
WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group or NYPIRG.[Continue reading...] about #1729 – Blair Horner Of NYPIRG
WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Western Massachusetts Democratic State Senator Adam Hinds.[Continue reading...] about Massachusetts State Senator Adam Hinds
On this episode of The Creative Process, Dave Hopper speaks with photographer Keith Yahrling. Yahrling is an artist based in Philadelphia. His most recent photographic work investigates the ways in which notions of freedom and independence have been implemented, altered and at times rejected in the contemporary American landscape. He was selected as one of […][Continue reading...] about Episode 12 – Keith Yahrling – Photographer