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Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: Friday, May 5th, 2006

STATIONS: This week's show is 877. Listeners can
purchase a cassette copy by calling 1-800-323-9262.
There is a :30 promo at the end of the program.
Mary & Jeanne run down some of the stories beneath the headlines.


Mayo Clinic women's health expert Dr. Lynn Shuster has tips for avoiding osteoporosis.

( 4:55 )

Mary runs down a list of important events in women's history for the month of May.


The WNBA season tips off this month. This year marks
the 10th year anniversary for the league, which has
showcased the most talented female players from
around the U.S. and the world. But in Atlanta there
is a group of up and coming young women with hoop
dreams of their own. You can find them at WD Mohammed -
the only Muslim high school in the country with a women's
basketball team. But as Leah Fleming reports they are learning
about more than just the game of basketball.

(7:06 )


Poet Barbara Ungar shares several poems from her new book, Thrift .



30 Second Promo

STATIONS: If you have comments or suggestions please contact Mary Darcy at

ATTENTION PRODUCERS AND REPORTERS: Here is an opportunity to have your stories

aired on a nationally syndicated program! 51% is now accepting stories for
broadcast. Call Mary Darcy at 800-323-9262 x.185. Pitch your story idea, and
if we like the idea, you'll be asked to send the story for review. We're looking
for interesting and enlightening women's issues stories or profiles on women
you think are inspirational. Thank You.

Satellite feed: Friday, May 5th 1100-1129,
Channel A73.5 M

"51 Percent" is produced by WAMC with
support from Russell Sage College, the
college for women in Troy, New York
and her sister colleges in the Sage Colleges

Stations may air the entire show or
excerpt portions, with appropriate
credit given upon notification of WAMC.

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