WAMC Northeast Public Radio

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WAMC/Northeast Public Radio is a regional public radio network serving parts of seven northeastern United States. These include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. Stations and translators are in ten locations thoughout the region.

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35 Pieces

The winner of a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award and a New York State Broadcasters Association Award, A New York Minute In History tells the unique tales of New Yorkers throughout American history. With the state’s hundreds of historical markers as a guide, join Devin Lander and Lauren Roberts as they explore the people, places, and experiences that made New York. How is the Erie Canal used today? Where did baseball get its start? And who inspired the story of the headless horseman?

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A radio series about the opportunities for, and achievements of, women with disabilities in STEM fields.

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Celebrate and remember legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger with this 2-hour special. Seeger has spent his remarkable life, both on and off the stage, supporting civil and labor rights, racial equality, environmental consciousness and peace with his voice and music.

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A two-part radio series, supported by the National Science Foundation, highlighting the role of women, past and present, in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


Latest Pieces

Caption: Veterans Park, North Amityville, Long Island, where the Ronek Park marker is located, Credit:  Image courtesy of Mary Cascone
The latest episode of A New York Minute in History tells the story of Ronek Park, a non-discriminatory housing development built in 1950 in the vil...

  • Added: May 29, 2024
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Stereo-Travel Co. Doyer Street, Chinatown, N.Y.C. New York Chinatown, 1909, Credit: Courtesy Library of Congress
May is Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month and in celebration this episode highlights the community history of Manhattan’s Chinatow...

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 29:30
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This episode of A New York Minute In History tells the story of Grace Leach Hudowalski, the first woman to summit all 46 of the Adirondack High Pea...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2024
  • Length: 29:30
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In honor of Black History Month, this episode of A New York Minute In History tells the story of the 1839 La Amistad Rebellion, in which 53 illegal...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2024
  • Length: 29:29
Caption: John Y. Beall, Credit: Library of Congress
On this month’s episode of A New York Minute In History, hosts Devin Lander and Lauren Roberts uncover a system of Confederate spies, guerillas, an...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2024
  • Length: 29:30
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On this episode, we explore the story of Plymouth Freeman, a black Patriot who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and d...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2024
  • Length: 29:30
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To start its latest season, the award-winning A New York Minute in History podcast celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a conversation ab...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2023
  • Length: 29:30
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For our season finale, Devin and Lauren tell the story of the Fox sisters, who rose to fame as early practitioners of modern spiritualism in the 19...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
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On this episode, Devin and Lauren learn about an enclave of restaurants, bars and resorts that catered to predominately Latin American clientele ne...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 29:30
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On this episode, Devin and Lauren tell the story of the Florence Farming and Lumber Association, a settlement of free African Americans in Oneida C...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2023
  • Length: 30:30