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Northeast Public Radio

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Location:

Albany, NY

Description:

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Twitter:

@WAMCRadio

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

51% #1648: EMILY's List President Discusses Her Book On Running To Win

2/24/2021
On this week’s 51%, she’s president of EMILY’s list, and helps Democratic women get elected. She says interest among these candidates, especially Black and Brown women, is keen (tease three) Hear from Stephanie Schriock about running to win.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1647: Girlhood, Globally

2/17/2021
On this week’s 51%, hear from the author of a book highlighting stories of ordinary girls around the world, and then an animated film features a girl superhero to help children relate to COVID times.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1646: An Archivist Talks About A Former Nun And College President

2/10/2021
On this week’s 51%, hear about the life of a former college president. She changed many things about Manhattanville, a liberal arts college in the suburbs of New York City.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1645: How Objects From Violent Crimes Inform Traumatic Legacies

2/3/2021
On this week’s 51%, we spend the show with gender and religion scholar Laura Levitt. You’ll hear her story of rape, and while not graphic, please be forewarned. She hopes more federal attention is paid to unprocessed rape kits.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1644: Women And Girls Of Color In Music And Dance

1/27/2021
On this week’s 51%, a musician talks about what she calls her new feminine EP. Teenage girls of color in ballet say this form of dance caters to white women. A mother speaks out about her missing son in the Army while another woman offers support for families of missing service members. Plus, Dr. Jeri Burns talks about the home life during COVID.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1643: How Women Are Reshaping Congress

1/20/2021
On this week’s 51%, hear from a longtime Capitol Hill reporter on women reshaping Congress. She followed them in 2019.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1642: Women's Versions Of Stories; An Extreme Cowboy Champ

1/13/2021
On this week’s 51%, would the story change if told by women? We spend time with best-selling author Elizabeth Lesser. Then we travel to meet an “Extreme Cowboy” as it’s called, though she’s a woman.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1641: A Conversation With Margaret Randall; Native American Poet Examines Abuse

1/6/2021
On this week’s 51%, we spend time with feminist poet and activist Margaret Randall, she has advice for activists today and a Native American poet says working on her latest volume brought some pain to the surface.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1640: Caregiver Burnout; Simplifying Birth Control Access

12/30/2020
On this week’s 51%, there is some help for veterans’ caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic; we hear from a CEO trying to break down barriers to obtaining birth control and Dr. Jeri Burns chimes in about charity in the checkout line.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1639: Women Gain Political Ground In Vermont; Meet An Afrovivalist

12/23/2020
On this week’s 51%, hear from the first woman expected to serve as Vermont Senate Pro Tem, and another woman has taken disaster prepping to another level.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1638: Facing Fears While Flying

12/16/2020
On this week’s 51%, she’s a professor, pilot, computer scientist and author, and talks about how flying helped her face many fears. And we’ll hear about environmentally-friendly feminine products.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1637: Bending Toward Change And Community

12/9/2020
On this week’s 51%, a woman tells her story about being thrown off track and embracing the change and community she gains; a sports studies professor discusses Major League Baseball’s first female general manager and older women beware the chair — a new study shows the harmful effect of sitting for long periods of time.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1636: Awakening Feminine Buddhism

12/2/2020
On this week’s 51%, a woman who made history in New York politics takes in Kamala Harris’ victory; there’s a changing landscape in theatre arts funding and a Buddhist teacher brings Buddhist women to the fore.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1635: Army Critics Speak Out About Sexual Assault; A Brewery Addresses Diversity

11/25/2020
On this week’s 51%, Army critics speak up about sexual harassment; a brewery launches a diversity and inclusion initiative and Dr. Jeri Burns shares her view on being masked.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1634: A Global Salon Series For Women

11/18/2020
On this week’s 51%, as we seek connections even more during the COVID-19 pandemic, we meet the founder of a salon series intended to gather women and have more meaningful conversations. And Kelly Corrigan talks about her new interview series.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1633: Bending Toward Resilience, Healing And Change

11/11/2020
On this week’s 51%, hear the story of a mother reconciling with their past and working toward equitable and just relationships.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1632: A Genocide Survivor Examines Why Societies Fall Apart

11/6/2020
On this week’s 51%, a genocide survivor tells her story that began in Bosnia and crossed into the U.S. Plus, a filmmaker explores new ways of indigenous storytelling. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1631: The Legacy Of Women's Suffrage In New York; Women In Science

10/28/2020
On this week’s 51%, it’s one big history lesson. First, during this year that marks the 100 th anniversary of guaranteeing women’s right to vote, a professor talks about women who deserve more of the limelight, and Gilles Malkine has profile of a woman in science.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1630: Filming At Suffragists' Gravesites; Feminist Video Gaming

10/21/2020
On this week’s 51%, a professor of entertainment studies hope to draw more women into video gaming. Hear about a film project to highlight suffragists on Election Day and learn why the name of the Democratic vice presidential candidate sparks conversation.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1629: Gender And Sexuality Often Take Center Stage, Politically

10/14/2020
On this week’s 51%, a scholar of gender and sexual studies has a new book out on sexual politics.

Duration:00:27:29