Monday, April 10
From The Headlines: Struggles on Land and at Sea
Did this year's property tax assessment make you jump through the roof? On today's HearSay, we'll talk with local residents and city leaders about growing concerns over soaring real estate assessments. We'll also look at new efforts to lift the ban on off-shore drilling for oil. Tune in to hear what your neighbors and friends have to say about today's headlines.
Tuesday, April 11
Segment A: This Month in Virginia History: From the Battleground to Political Prominence
Our favorite historian John Quarstein joins Cathy in the studio for an in-depth discussion on military leaders turned politicians, past and present.
Segment B: Nina Totenberg
You’ve heard her in your shower and on your daily commute, and now she’s coming live onto your local airwaves. Today on HearSay, Cathy talks with award-winning NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg about her experiences from the early days at NPR to the Anita Hill allegations to recent Supreme Court appointments. Call in with your thoughts and questions for Nina Totenberg.
Wednesday, April 12
Segment A: Family Circus
Author Maralys Wills describes her latest book as "the Wright Brothers meets Erma Bombeck". "A Circus Without Elephants" presents a humorous view of the joys and trials of the Wills family. Cathy talks to Wills about her role as the "ringmaster of an eight-sport family" and how in the face of tragedy she summoned the courage to move on.
Segment B: War and Remembrance
It was the warship that helped save the Union, only to sink in a storm. Learn more about the historic USS Monitor, and its remarkable salvage over one hundred years later as Cathy talks with author Paul Clancy about his new novel, Ironclad: The Epic Battle, Calamitous Loss, and Historic Recovery of the USS Monitor.
Thursday, April 13
HearSay's favorite veterinarian Phyllis Neumann joins Cathy in the studio to talk about your pet problems. Call in with your questions on all things furry, feathered, and finned.