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Falling Into Place - Underground Railroad History Project Of The Capital Region, Inc.

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Our Falling into Place series spotlights the important work of -and fosters collaboration between- not-for-profit organizations in our communities; allowing us all to fall into place. Falling Into Place is supported by The Seymour Fox Memorial Foundation, Providing a helping hand to turn inspiration into accomplishment. See more possibilities … see more promise… see more progress.

This morning our featured organization is the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc. – a non-profit organization that seeks to encourage knowledge of the Underground Railroad Movement and its genesis and legacy in the Capital Region and in New York State – and as a significant element of the history of the United States.

We were joined by Paul and Mary Liz Stewart, Co-founders of Underground Railroad History Project and Scholars-in-Residence at Russell Sage College.

In a radio career that has spanned nearly 35 years, Ray Graf has done it all. At one time or another he worked as an overnight board operator, a commercial copywriter, a reporter and a voiceover announcer. For several years - a lifetime ago - he was a morning drive disc jockey. Graf has been a member of the WAMC News team for 16 years. These days, he finds himself as The Roundtable's news anchor, panelist- and occasional guest host for Joe Donahue. "Radio news is not always easy," said Graf of his most recent radio vocation, "but it's not nearly as difficult as spinning a Michael Bolton record at 5:45 in the morning and pretending you're happy about it."
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