Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

The experience of African Americans over the centuries makes for a tragic retelling: the history begins with slavery and the attempts to escape it, through the various Fugitive Slave Acts, a Civil War and then Reconstruction and segregation.  Despite the prevalence of policies meant to hold...
It's been said that no one can understand the USA and the American people unless they appreciate baseball.  A new book tells of the developments in political and social policy and even religious practices as played out in the century-long controversy over scheduling Sunday baseball games...
Extinction may be part of nature's plan.  99% of the creatures that ever roamed the Earth are now extinct, but in the workings of  natural selection an extinction may lead to a new and well-adapted species -- feathered dinosaurs are in the lineage of birds.  However, when...