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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


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Episodes

51% #1657: Searching For A Sign

4/22/2021
On this week’s 51%, sexual assault and harassment in the military affect retention, and a woman studying the behavioral ecology and demography of Asian elephants.

Duration:00:27:28

51% #1656: The Untold Story Of Women Resistance Fighters In Hitler's Ghettos

4/15/2021
This week on 51%, we hear the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos. We also speak with an author about life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein's regime.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1565: Marine Corps Boot Camps Fully Open To Women; A U.S. Obsession With Breasts

4/14/2021
On this week’s 51%, A Marine Corps Boot Camp in California opens to women; a writer discusses what she calls America’s obsession, breasts and women make some progress among Oscar nominees.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1654: The Blues And Greens Of Lizz Wright

4/13/2021
On this week’s 51%, singer and culinary artist Lizz Wright talks about a range of topics, including what it means to sing joyfully.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1653: Preventing Sexual Assault In The Army; Saving Seeds; Performing In Pixels

3/31/2021
On this week’s 51%, the Army is working on fixing its broken sexual assault prevention program, a Peace Corps experience prompted a woman to help communities save seeds; and a performance artist gets personal.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1652: Leading Girl Scouts During COVID; Zoom Wedding Etiquette

3/19/2021
On this week’s 51%, a regional Girl Scouts continues its mission despite the pandemic, hear about the economic well-being of women in Vermont, and Dr. Jeri Burns talks about etiquette for a Zoom wedding.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1651: The Story Of Baseball's Leading Lady

3/17/2021
On this week’s 51%, the author of a book about baseball’s leading lady hopes girls read the story and find out why storyteller Jeri Burns is talking turkey long after Thanksgiving.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1650: Supporting Women Survivors Of Conflict, Internationally

3/12/2021
On this week’s 51%, we hear from the CEO of an organization that supports women survivors of conflict in a number of countries and the Boston Symphony Orchestra will have its first woman CEO.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1649: Toy Company Co-Founder Finds And Offers Lifelines

3/10/2021
On this week’s 51%, the female part of toy company Melissa & Doug has written a book about her journey from darkness to light, telling others they’re not alone.

Duration:00:27:29

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