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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% #1609: A Doctor's Offer To Help With The COVID-19 Crisis Was Rebuffed

5/27/2020
On this week’s 51%, a doctor tells what happened when she offered her help during the COVID-19 pandemic, a migraine sufferer shares her journey; and hear from a woman who co-founded a community dance class that helps senior citizens fight inactivity and isolation.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1608: Women In Space

5/20/2020
On this week’s 51%, we hear about the leading ladies of spaceflight and a reporter examines the psychological impacts of climate change.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1607: How COVID Impacted A Musician; Women Keep An Olive Farm Going

5/13/2020
On this week’s 51%, a jazz musician talks about contracting COVID-19; and three generations of women keep an olive farm in production in California. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1606: A U.S. College Professor Works With Families In China On PPE Donations

5/6/2020
On this week’s 51%, hear about families in China donating equipment to a college; a film looks at women outside the prison system; and Gilles Malkine profiles a doctor who took a stance in the face of corporate pressure.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1605: Mourning America; Military Families Face Financial Struggles During COVID-19

4/29/2020
On this week’s 51%, a woman helps create a web site to mourn loved ones in a time of social distancing; hear how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting families financially, from a hair salon owner to military families; and Dr. Jeri Burns reflects on an unintended positive impact of the pandemic.

Duration:00:55:00

51% #1604: COVID-19 Psychological First Aid; Climate Music Interprets Sea Level Rise

4/22/2020
On this week’s 51%, a psychologist helps manage stress amid the COVID-19 crisis; a singer/songwriters shares her addiction problems; and music interprets sea level rise.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1603: A Family Divided Is More Connected During COVID-19

4/15/2020
On this week’s 51%, we hear about a family divided between the U.S. and Italy during COVID-19; and a woman talks about turning from a career in the pharmaceutical industry to a farm.

Duration:00:27:29

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