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51 % The Women's Perspective
Thu June 15, 2006
Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: Friday, June 16th, 2006
STATIONS: This week's show is 883 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 through some of the stories beneath the headlines .
( 2:15 )
Green is hot on the runways of Europe these days. Not the color...the concept.
In the U.K. alone...the eco- friendly clothing industry is worth about
80 million dollars...and it's growing. Naomi Fowler reports from London's first
comprehensive ethical fashion exhibition that's trying to pursued designers and
consumers to care about what you wear...
Mary Talks with Salon.com's Rebecca Traister about new right wing
college groups for women.
( 4:46 )
Each spring, a new crop of high school students don elegant dresses and tuxedos
and set off in limousines...or dad's car...for the prom. Today-essayist Martha Holmes
shares some reflections on ....reflecting on the prom...
Martha Holmes is a writer from New York's Hudson Valley.
This month, the Tony Award for Best Actress in a musical went to
an actress named LaChanze- who plays Celie in the stage adapatation of
Alice Walker's, The Color Purple. LaChanze plays Celie...
who goes from being a 14 year old incest victim ...to a 43 year old powerful
self assured woman...
This week in the artist spotlight...Tony Award winner
LaChanze with I'm Here...from The Color Purple...
( 4:23 )
Tony Award winner LaChanze with I'm Here...
from the new Broadway musical...the color purple.
You can find out more about LaChanze and
the show at colorpurple.com
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, June 16 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.
Please complete the coupon below.
WILL CARRY/EXCERPT "51 Percent"
Please return coupon to:
318 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
Stations who wish to use "51%" as part of
an online webcasting service will be granted
permission upon notification of National Productions.