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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% #1602: COVID-19 Responses From A Nurse, Researcher And The VA

4/8/2020
On this week’s 51%, a nurse shares her view from the front lines; hear from a resiliency expert about coping with the COVID-19 and what is happening in the face of social distancing; and meet an intuitive songwriter.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1601: Groups Push To See A Woman Of Color As VP Candidate

4/1/2020
On this week’s 51%, a number of groups call on former Vice President Joe Biden to choose a woman of color as his VP; a doctor in India talks about COVID-19, and Dr. Jeri Burns returns with an essay on life amid a pandemic.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1600: Hula Hooping; Marathon Swimming; Dancing And Ritual

3/25/2020
On this week’s 51%, hooping, swimming and dancing.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1599: Little Sister, A Memoir; Opioid Recovery

3/18/2020
On this week's 51%, we learn how one woman flourished after leaving a religious sect and created a lasting career on Wall Street. We also hear the journey of Fran Grey, a former addict, who is now the director of a rehab facility in West Virginia. I'm Elizabeth Hill, in for Allison Dunne, and this is 51%.

Duration:00:27:28

51% #1598: Exploring The Vaccination Controversy

3/11/2020
On this week’s 51%, a College of Medicine department chair takes us into the vaccination controversy and we hear about one woman’s march to activism.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1597: Gen X Women Can't Sleep; Music Conveys The Science Of Climate Change

3/4/2020
On this week’s 51%, why is there so much angst among Gen X women? A female Army recruit talks about her choice, and we’ll hear from a woman who is part of a climate music project.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1596: Through The Ages... Of Innocence; Of Advocacy In The White House

2/26/2020
On this week’s 51%, find out why 2020 marks an important age; a school nurse talks about how her profession has changed over the years; and listen to a profile on Eleanor Roosevelt. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1595: Domestic Violence; Body Armor For Women; Lost Keys

2/19/2020
On this week’s 51%, we hear from an author about domestic violence, learn about a proposal to provide female service members with proper-fitting body armor and Dr. Jeri Burns returns with an essay.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1594: UFO Culture; VA Couples Retreats; Mentoring Women Song Producers

2/12/2020
On this week’s 51%, a science writer talks about UFO culture and science writing in general, the VA is teaching intimacy skills to try to save marriages, and a singer/songwriter encourages women to produce their own work.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1593: A Sociologist Studies Horse Crazy Girls

2/5/2020
On this week’s 51%, a sociologist takes us into the world of horse crazy girls. (**This interview contains sexually explicit content about 21 minutes in until 23:35.)

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1592: A Donor Milk Bank For Preemies Opens In NY; Stop Telling Women To Smile

1/29/2020
On this week’s 51%, there’s help for very low birth weight premature babies, and an artist brings awareness to street harassment.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1591: Exploring How Domination And Partnership Shape Us

1/22/2020
On this week’s 51%, we spend time with cultural historian Dr. Riane Eisler, who examines where societies fall on the partnership-domination scale.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1590: The Work Of Sh8peshifter; A Teen Worries About Water

1/15/2020
On this week’s 51%, we examine water, first as a metaphor, as Sh8peshifter explains, then, through the narrative of a Tucson teenager.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1589: Anti-Sexist Men, There's A Group For Them

1/8/2020
On this week’s 51%, we learn about an anti-sexist men’s group; a documentary about formerly incarcerated mothers is in the works; and Dr. Jeri Burns returns with an essay on bathroom message art.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1588 (repeat of #1582): A Woman In Middle America Walked Away From Her Faith

1/2/2020
On this week’s 51%, meet a Midwestern woman who talks about God Land after the election of Donald Trump, learn about a wellness studio strengthening people in recovery from addiction, and a composer in residence reviews her year.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1587: Exploring The Experience Of Girls Of Color In Schools

12/25/2019
On this week’s 51%, we hear from an author about the experience of young black and brown girls in school. And the Army turns to gaming for new recruits – enlisting at least one woman during a recent event.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1586: A Veteran Advocates To End Military Sexual Trauma

12/18/2019
On this week’s 51%, we meet a veteran who suffered sexual violence and now advocates for ending military sexual trauma and writer Dr. Jeri Burns shares an essay on synagogue doors and letting in the light.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1585: STIs Rise In The Military; Country Songwriter Has A Women-Only Label

12/11/2019
On this week’s 51%, could online dating be partly responsible for an uptick in STIs among service members? An award-winning country music songwriter started a record that signs only women and writer Dr. Jeri Burns returns with an essay on ability privilege.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1584: Cases Continue Unsolved Along The Highway Of Tears

12/4/2019
On this week’s 51%, we hear from a journalist about the Highway of Tears and indigenous communities in Canada, plus we remember one of India’s most treasured writers.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1583: Sustainable Food Advocate Alice Waters

11/27/2019
On this week’s 51%, it’s that time of year... when people are talking about food more than usual. Alice Waters has been talking about food for decades. And a jazz and blues singer has another specialty.

Duration:00:27:29