This week on HearSay,
February 27 - March 2, 2006
Monday, February 27
Segment A: GENERAL ASSEMBLY HEADLINES
Cathy and guests Daily Press reporter, Hugh Lessig and Margaret Edds from the Virginian Pilot talk about all of the latest General Assembly news and take your questions and comments.
Segment B: BREAKING THE SPELL
Tuesday, February 28
Segment A: IN SEARCH OF BOOTH
One of the greatest manhunts in our nation's history was the quest to capture John Wilkes Booth. For 12 days, Union cavalry and police detectives searched for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. Cathy talks with author James Swanson, Manhunt: The 12-day chase for Lincoln's Killer about this tension-filled account of the days following tragedy at Ford's Theatre.
Few forces in this world are as influential and pervasive as religion. It shapes personal values, colors the political landscape, and is integral to American culture. Yet why does it hold so much meaning and power, and how? Today on HearSay, Cathy talks with author and Co-Director of the Tufts University Center for Cognative Studies, Daniel Dennett about his new book, Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon.
Wednesday, March 1
Segment A: LEAN
Today on HearSay, we talk about the LEAN Management System and how to bring efficiency to Hampton Roads with Dr. Jeffery Liker, author of The Toyota Way: 14 Managment Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturerer, Hank Turner, President and CEO of Empire Machinery, James Brice, Director of Task Force LEAN Naval Systems Command, and Mal Branch, President of the Virginia Ship Repair Association.
Segment B: FEEDING THE FOODBANK
Every week, more than 30,000 people in South Hampton Roads turn to pantries, soup kitchens, and charities to feed their families and themselves. 41% of those are working adults, 19% are the elderly, and 38% are children. We talk with Clark Mandigo, Chief Operating Officer of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia, about the new study released by America's Second Harvest, Hunger in America 2006, and their surprising findings.
Thursday, March 2
HearSay's favorite veterinarian Phyllis Neumann joins Cathy in the studio to talk about your pet problems. Call in wtih your questions on all things furry, feathered, and finned. We'll also visit with
Nicole Marquez, owner of Major Mutts & Meows Pet Sitting Services and More, about the benefits of massage for your pet.