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April 01, 2017

Minutiae/Episode 3

Minutiae Episode three continues the saga of the McDonald family, recovering from their son Jason’s untimely death. An episodic moral fable, utilizing the techniques of flashbacks, memories, and readings of short fiction by Jason, Minutiae moves toward the mystery of his death, and toward the family’s understanding of each other. Also on Soundcloud/EastlineStudio

March 31, 2017

Minutiae/Episode 1

Minutiae-Episode 1-Minutiae is the saga of one family in Amsterdam, New York, who face a new reality after the death of their gifted only son, Jason. The story revolves around the choices the family makes in dealing with their loss and the fallout in their communities. An episodic moral fable created by Jay Towne. A new episode of Minutiae is broadcast each month on WCSS Radio in Amsterdam 1490AM and on line.

March 29, 2017

Sam Maggs/Wonder Woman


Episode 156-Sam Maggs discusses her book on women who made often unheralded contributions, “Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History.”

March 27, 2017

Walter Smith/Bridge Line Historical

Episode 152-Reverend Walter Smith of northern New York discusses his lifelong fascination with railroads. Reverend Smith writes the Reminiscing column in the Bulletin of the Bridge Line Historical Society.All The Historians Podcast are on ITunes and GooglePlay.

March 22, 2017

Peter Betz/Archives

From the Archives-Episode 143, December 23, 2016-Gloversville Leader Herald history columnist Peter Betz with stories about animals making history, an attempted bombing of a Fulton County deputy sheriff’s car and a nostalgic look back at the introduction of television.

March 18, 2017

Lynn Herzig/Tug Hill Stories

Episode 154-Lynn Herzig describes life in a hamlet on New York’s Tug Hill Plateau over fifty years ago. Herzig is author of “Where’d you go?” “Out!” “What’d you do?” “Nothing!”: Unique memories of growing up in Beaver Falls, N.Y. during the 1950s. “Spike” grew up in the Adirondacks, graduated from Central City Business Institute, hired on as a part-time tour escort for High Adventure Tours in Syracuse and two years later became President of the company.

March 15, 2017

Ed Larson/Return of George Washington

From the Archives, Episode 30. Pulitzer Prize winning author Edward Larson, author of “The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789" (Harper Collins-William Morrow, 2014)

March 11, 2017

Talk of The Town/Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan

Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

March 08, 2017

Barbara Blaisdell on The Historians

Barbara Blaisdell has been portraying Susan B. Anthony for 24 years on behalf of The National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House in Rochester, N.Y. Barbara (and Susan B. Anthony) explore the opinions of the human rights leader on women’s rights, slavery, temperance and more on Bob Cudmore’s Historians Podcast.

March 04, 2017

Talk of The Town/Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Magic590 WROW. Also on 100.5FM Listen on Google Play Music

February 26, 2017

Liz Covart/Ben Franklin's World

Liz Covart is host of “Ben Franklin’s World,” a history podcast focusing on the American Revolution and the early years of the American Republic. She is writing a book on the impact of the American Revolution in the Albany area. Ms.Covart earned a Ph.D. in history at the University of California in Davis. With her podcast, blogs and other writing she strives to bridge the gap between academic and popular history.

February 25, 2017

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan/Talk of The Town

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan eack week on Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

February 19, 2017

Dan Weaver/Amsterdam Stories

Episode 151-Amsterdam (N.Y) Recorder history columnist Dan Weaver describes actress: Debbie Reynolds’s connection to Amsterdam. Weaver also talks about the Cabbage Patch doll and Coleco and the story of Derby, the blind proprietor of a newsstand in the city post office.***Night lunch wagons were popular a century ago. Bob Cudmore story on Mohawk Valley Web-

February 18, 2017

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan/Talk of The Town

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan with Bob Cudmore on Talk of The Town. Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

February 15, 2017


From the Archives-Episode 54, March 29, 2015 Heidi Hill of Schuyler Mansion in Albany and Albany attorney Richard Bader on Alexander Hamilton’s Albany connections

February 12, 2017

Historic Amsterdam Leauge

Episode 150-Bob Cudmore interviews Kyle Jenks who portrays President James Madison. Madison and Thomas Jefferson toured New York and New England in 1791. The episode was recorded at a meeting of Historic Amsterdam League.

February 11, 2017

Talk of The Town/February 11, 2017

Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

February 08, 2017

Don Papson

The Historians Podcast guest is Don Papson of Plattsburgh, one of the founders of the North Star Underground Railroad Museum. Papson and Tom Colarco are co-authors of "Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad in New York City: Sydney Howard Gay, Louis Napoleon and the Record of Fugitives."

February 04, 2017

Talk of The Town/Saturday, February 4, 2017

Each week Bob Cudmore interviews Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

February 01, 2017

Dean Jobb on The Historians

From the Archives-Episode 101, March 6, 2016-A journalism professor who lives in Nova Scotia, Dean Jobb is the author of “Empire of Deception,” the story of Chicago swindler Leo Koretz.

January 28, 2017

Convent Diet/Mary Lou Reid

Episode 148-Mary Lou Reid takes a look at life in the convent fifty years ago when she was a novice in the order of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Reid, who left the religious order for a career in media and financial planning, discusses this historical topic in the context of her self-help program, The Convent Diet.

January 25, 2017

Bridge Line Historical Society

From the Archives-Episode 45, January 19, 2015-Railfan Jim Bachorz of the Bridge Line Historical Society, which chronicles the history of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad.

January 22, 2017

Alice Flynn/The Historians

Episode 147-Alice Flynn discusses her book about the World War II Battle of the Bulge, “The Heroes of Hosingen.” Flynn’s father fought in the battle and she has helped descendants of other Battle of the Bulge veterans learn more about what happened to their loved ones. Also on ITunes

January 21, 2017

Sheriff Craig Apple

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple on Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore. Talk of The Town is a weekly feature on 590WROW. Also on 100.5FM
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