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The Roundtable
Weekdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

WAMC's The Roundtable is an award-winning, nationally recognized eclectic talk program. The show airs from 9 a.m. to noon each weekday and features news, interviews, in-depth discussion, music, theatre, and more!

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  • Each weekday morning, The Roundtable's Joe Donahue is joined by various experts, journalists, educators, and commentators to discuss current events. On Roundtable Panel: The Week in Review, we feature your favorite panelists discussing news items from the previous week.
  • Migration is both a local and national concern.In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate George Latimer, the Westchester County Executive, of New York’s 16th district wraps up his interview with WAMC’s Ian Pickus.
  • The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are Diplomat in residence at Bard College Ambassador Frederic Hof, Siena College Professor of Economics Aaron Pacitti, and Setsuko Winchester - is a ceramic artist, photographer, and former journalist at NPR.
  • Nadira Simmons is a writer and digital content creator committed to preserving Black history, hip-hop history, and pop culture and finding new ways to tell stories on TV and the internet. She created “The Gumbo, an innovative space in media for the creative excellence and activism of Black women in hip-hop and a safe haven free of politics.Her book “First Things First: Hip-Hop Ladies Who Changed the Game,” published by Twelve, is a celebration of the achievements of women in hip-hop who broke down barriers and broke the mold.
  • The new book, "HBCU MADE: A Celebration of the Black College Experience," edited and with a foreword by Ayesha Rascoe, host of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday is an essay collection and includes a diverse set of contributors including Oprah Winfrey, Stacey Abrams, Branford Marsalis, Roy Wood Jr, along with other prominent and up-and-coming alumni.
  • How long should people stay in office?In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate George Latimer, the Westchester County Executive, of New York’s 16th district speaks with WAMC’s Ian Pickus.
  • The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are Chief of Staff and Vice President for Strategy and Policy at Bard College Malia DuMont, an advance Lead for the White House and former Chief of Staff for State Senator Michelle Hinchey and former Assistant County Executive for Pat Ryan Anna Markowitz.
  • WAM announced its 2024 season yesterday and we’re going to hear about the planned productions and initiatives.Co-Founding Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, friend of the program, recently abdicated that position and this morning we get to meet the new AD – Genée Coreno – she joins me in studio along with Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston.
  • Beat Scientist, Drummer and Producer Makaya McCraven will perform at The Zankel Center at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, February 17. In advance of that exciting concert, on Thursday, February 15, Makaya will be in conversation with Skidmore Angus McCullough at The Tang Teaching Museum. Makaya McCraven's latest album, "In These Times," is the triumphant finale of a project 7+ years in the making.
  • The Spencertown Academy Arts Center in Spencertown, New York presents “Gary Lucas: Solo Electric & Acoustic” on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.