51% Show #131810/24/14
On this week’s 51%, ties to FDR. First, a woman pens a memoir about her polio and kinship with Franklin Roosevelt. And you’ll hear about an effort to...
51% Show #1317
On this week’s 51%, cooking, farming, and cultivating history. First, a woman in Germany starts a class in cooking for peace. Then an organic farmer...
51% Show #1316
On this week’s 51%, a woman nearing 80 is on a mission to introduce the world to Indonesian literature. Then, we visit Zambia to learn what is being...
51% Show #1315
On this week’s 51%, the U.S. president and vice president announce a campaign to help put an end to sexual assault on college campuses. You’ll hear...
51% Show #1314
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from actress Swoosie Kurtz about her memoir, and her relationship with her mother. Then we turn to a relationship of an...
51% Show #1313
On this week’s 51%, we learn about a new transgender policy at an all-female college. Then we turn to a study on coming out to adult children. Plus, we...
51% Show #1312
On this week’s 51%, it’s back to school. First we’ll hear from an engineer and author who says changing the way we learn could help attract girls and...
51% Show #1310
On this week’s 51%, we’re going to talk about it – suicide. First, we turn to an author who explores some philosophies against suicide. Then we hear...
51% Show #1309
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from Ken Burns on his soon-to-be-aired documentary about the Roosevelts. On Eleanor Roosevelt. Then, a documentary...
51% Show #1308
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear about how a program for girls learning about science and technology is faring. Then, we’ll return to a forum on women’s...
51% Show #1307
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from a leading expert about how the environment is impacting women’s health. And we’ll return to a different environment,...
51% Show #1306
On this week’s 51%, we’ll explore gaps -- the pay gap between men and women. And the confidence gap, between men and women, as you’ll hear from two best...
51% Show #1305
It is now approaching four months since more than 200 school girls were kidnapped from their dormitory in Nigeria. You’ll hear about how a Pakastani...
51% Show #1303
Alas, we’re into the thick of it… summer that is. For some this means it’s a time for fishing, from a pier or a boat, on a pond or out at sea. Yet for...
51% Show #1301
Gender. Sexuality. Transformation. And the language that limits, pigeonholes, or liberates. On this week’s 51%, you’ll meet the first openly transgender...
51% Show #1300
June is a celebration of pride. President Barack Obama this year joined in the recognition as he proclaimed June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and...
51% Show #1298
The immigration problem – it's not just in the US.... This week on 51%, the international flood of immigrants, and what's left of the American Dream....
51% Show #1297
What's happening in Africa? This week on 51%, A global outcry against the Nigerian kidnappings – going dry in Yemen and Somalia, the forgotten need in...
51% Show #1296
The clothes you're wearing are still made by hand – hands often working in unsafe conditions for pennies. This week on 51%, bringing manufacturing back...
51% Show #1295
This week, the softer side of math and its impact on your healthcare. Plus more thoughts on moms. The treatments for cancer have been changing...
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