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51 % The Women's Perspective
Thu March 1, 2007
Albany, N – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: FRIDAY, March 2nd, 2007
STATIONS: This week's show is 920 Listeners can
purchase a cassette copy by calling 1-800-323-9262.
There is a :30 promo at the end of the program.
On this week's program:
So, you've seen these women on shows like The Man Show, Girls Gone Wild... and possibly even at the mall in your hometown. They seem to view their own sexuality with a sort of ironic detachment. They are what writer Ariel Levy calls, "Female Chauvinist Pigs". Many of them will tell you that imitating strippers, porn stars and playboy bunnies is somehow empowering.
In a recent interview, Susan Arbetter asked Ariel Levy to define what she has dubbed, "raunch culture" for us....Please be advised that this interview contains some explicit descriptions of sex and frank talk.
Like many of her counterparts, novelist and television writer Sarah Davidson found herself at 57 in what she calls, the narrows . The rough passage through a different phase of life. She could no longer get work, her children had left for college and her partner of seven years left as well. Stripped of what identified her she was determined to survive and learn about what the next 30 years would be. Sarah interviewed nearly 200 fellow boomers, including the famous, Tom Hayden, Carley Simon, Gloria Steinem, and the not so famous, a Benadictine nun, and oil company ceo and a former tax attorney. She wanted to discuss the many ways the boomer generation is surviving the transition and jumping into the next life phase. Sarah Davidson spoke with 51%'s Joe Donahue about Leap...and how it came about...
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, March 2nd 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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WILL CARRY/EXCERPT "51 Percent"
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