WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Bick Wanck about his new book Mind Easing: The 3 Layered Healing Plan for Anxiety and Depression.[Continue reading...] about Psychiatrist And Author Dr. Bick Wanck
A reservoir system capacity of 570 billion gallons. A watershed area that covers 1.2 million acres. And a supply that is 90 percent unfiltered. The parameters of New York City’s drinking water infrastructure are astounding, but the story behind the system is much more fascinating. It’s a tale that involves engineering feats, colliding cultures and […][Continue reading...] about The Story Behind New York City’s Water Supply
Richard Powers spent a year under the redwoods of California. That reflection led to his novel, “The Overstory,” about the world of trees and a band of people determined to change the way it’s perceived. “The Overstory” won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and we will re-air our interview with Powers on this week’s […][Continue reading...] about #1605 – Richard Powers
The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Former Editor of the Daily Gazette and Vice President for Editorial Development for the New York Press Association and Barbara Lombardo, Journalism Professor at the University at Albany and former […][Continue reading...] about #1455 – 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, a listener letter about NPR and Noom, and more.
The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we take a closer look at the mugshot legislation that passed in the state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the possibility of rent control in upstate New York, and there’s a call […][Continue reading...] about #1916: Mugshot legislation passed in the state budget and more.
Early this year, Jordan Taylor Hill traveled to Senegal and Guinea to expand his musical training. It wasn’t the first time his passion for drumming took him to West Africa. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear his story. We’ll also hear about a foreign student trying to navigate dating in the US, […][Continue reading...] about #1491: “Learning The West African Beat”