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51 Percent

Northeast Public Radio

Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.

Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.
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Albany, NY

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Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.

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@WAMCRadio

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English

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WAMC/Northeast Public Radio P.O. Box 66600 Albany, NY 12206 (800) 695-9170


Episodes

#1528: Cyber Harrassment; Water Testing; Pipa Playing

11/7/2018
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On this week’s 51%, a filmmaker has a documentary about women facing cyber harassment, we meet a 12-year old who is working on testing water for lead, and hear from a pipa player.

Duration:00:24:59

#1527: It Is Year Of The Woman In Politics, Next Year In Sports

10/31/2018
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On this week’s 51%, with Election Day around the corner, we take a look at women’s political clout. A history professor dissects the Kavanaugh hearings from a certain angle, and a poet talks about sexuality, disability and more. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1526: Hot To Trot And A Halloween Horror

10/24/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we meet a filmmaker who delves into the world of same-sex ballroom dancing, and writer Dr. Jeri Burns returns with a Halloween story she finds rather grim. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1525: PowHer The Vote, Musical Contemplation

10/17/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we speak with a woman who’s behind PowHer the Vote, meet one woman who was placed in an internment camp during World War II and hear from another who uses four notes to find her place in this world. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1524 (Repeat of #1514): Women Also Know Stuff

10/11/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we’ll speak with a political scientist who works to give more women in the field a voice. And we hear about support and advocacy for domestic workers in Texas. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1523: Feminasty

10/1/2018
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On this week’s 51%, a woman uses comedy to espouse feminism; another comedian comes at the art a bit differently; and women veterans are leading the way when it comes to going into business for themselves. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1522: Taking Stock In A Company Leader

9/28/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we’ll listen to a conversation with the youngest female founder and CEO to take a company public. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1521: Flying Solo

9/19/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we hear about a book that highlights women in aviation; tune into a woman’s story about another woman’s solitary life; and find out about testosterone’s effect on women’s hearts. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1520: Women Veterans Run For Congress; Women Wrestlers Seek An Image Change

9/12/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we hear about veterans running for Congress, with focus on a particular woman; and meet a military spouse whose company focuses on other military spouses. Plus, we jump into the world of women’s wrestling. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1519: Respect

9/7/2018
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On this week’s 51%, a musician speaks to Aretha Franklin’s accomplishments; hear from the head of a farm sanctuary about how she’s adapting to the times; and learn why Section 377 is in the spotlight in India. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1518: Drone Photography, Carrying Tradition Across The Border

8/29/2018
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On this week’s 51%, a drone photographer endeavors to get more women into the field while another photographer tells her subjects to lose the smile. And a transgender woman makes history in the world of politics. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1517: Cross-Border Dating; Grupo de Mujeres; Work Challenges For Military Spouses

8/22/2018
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On this week’s 51%, here from a woman dating afar. Immigrant women find support in a certain group, and moving can mean a career issue for military spouses. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1516: It's Natural; More #MeToo; A Woman Pens A Book On A Bridge Collapse

8/15/2018
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On this week’s 51%, meet a woman who ditches the urban life for one amid nature. And the survivor of a bridge collapse is on a mission. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1515: Three Girls Rock It; A Woman Struggles With Her Double Life

8/8/2018
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On this week’s 51, members of a surf punk band say a nonprofit has given them the confidence to really rock out. And we hear from a woman who decides her double life must come to an end. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1514: Women Also Know Stuff

8/2/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we’ll speak with a political scientist who works to give more women in the field a voice. And we hear about support and advocacy for domestic workers in Texas. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1513: Taking The Lead

7/25/2018
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On this week’s 51, she wants to prepare and propel women to take their equal share of leadership positions across every sector by 2025. And U.S. service members are marrying each other more often. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1512: Teaching Empathy

7/17/2018
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On this week’s 51%, we meet a woman who teaches empathy. And she talks about the difference between boys and girls when it comes to empathy. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1511: Former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Pens An Open Letter

7/16/2018
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On this week’s 51%, she was head of communications for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and has penned a book about a new model of leadership. Plus, a few women with open door policies of sorts don’t mind all the birders. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1510: Another State Ratifies The ERA

7/3/2018
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On this week’s 51%, the ERA was ratified in Illinois, a singer-songwriter collaborates with veterans and meet a sound designer who takes us into her profession. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59

#1509: A Difficult Decision

6/25/2018
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On this week’s 51%, a mother experiences the unbearable, and then helps others. Rural communities struggle with few OB/GYNs around and meet Mother Banjo. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:24:59