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8/28/20 Panel

Aug 28, 2020

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, UAlbany Lecturer in Africana Studies Jennifer Burns, Former EPA Regional Administrator, Visiting Professor at Bennington College, President of Beyond Plastics Judith Enck, and counter-terrorism expert and best-selling author, Malcolm Nance.

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik
U.S. House

Northern New York’s Congresswoman took center stage in primetime Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention to deliver a speech in support of President Donald Trump. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of the 21st District has become a stalwart supporter and Republicans in her district are praising her performance.

8/26/20 Panel

Aug 26, 2020

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin, Times Union columnist Chris Churchill, and corporate attorne with Phillips Lytle LLP Rich Honen.

NY GOP Committee Chair Nick Langworthy
Ian Pickus

New York State Republican Committee Chairman Nick Langworthy is in Charlotte this week for the Republican National Convention. On Monday, New York’s 94 delegates were pledged to President Donald Trump as he was nominated for a second term. Trailing his Democratic opponent Joe Biden in national polls, Trump is scheduled to accept the nomination Thursday night. Speaking with WAMC’s Ian Pickus, Langworthy made the case for a second Trump term.

  PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill along with NPR host Rachel Martin are anchoring the special coverage from the GOP National Convention in Cleveland each evening from 8-11 here on WAMC. 

PBS NewsHour Correspondent Lisa Desjarsins joins us from Cleveland to discuss the national political conventions and what the conventions say about the candidates seeking the presidency.

Jimmy Vielkind - The Albany Times Union

Aug 30, 2012
Times Union

Republicans will end their national convention in Tampa tonight with a speech by their presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The polls suggest that New York is well out of play for Romney, with the Obama-Biden ticket holding a strong lead in one of the bluest of blue states. Still it’s been a busy few days for the New York delegation in Tampa. WAMC’s Brian Shields spoke this morning with Jimmy Vielkind of the Albany Times Union, who is covering the Republican National Convention.