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This week on HearSay, July 10 - July 13, 2006
Monday, July 10
FROM THE HEADLINES: IT'S THE LAW
Tune in to hear what your friends and neighbors have to say about today's headlines. Despite a dramatic budget battle, Virginia legislators also got a lot of work done. Hundreds of new laws were passed in this year's General Assembly Session. Join Cathy and guests, Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell and Hugh Lessig of The Daily Press, and find out how everything from dangerous dogs to consumers buying school supplies are affected.
Tuesday, July 11
LAND AND WATER
Segment A: FORT MONROE
Closing the base at Fort Monroe has opened the doors to redevelopment of the historic site. What direction that will go is the continued source of conversation amongst citizens and state and city leaders. We'll talk about the options on today's HearSay with Brian DeProfio, Assistant to Hampton City Manager, Steve Corneliussen, Vice President of the Citizens for a Fort Monroe National Park, Craig Middleton, Executive Director of the Presidio Trust and Daily Press Reporter Kimball Payne.
Citizens for Fort Monroe National Park Web site
City of Hampton Web site
The Presidio of San Francisco Web site
Segment B: subMerged
The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia and Lynnhaven River 2007 are joining forces to focus on our most precious resource - water. We'll talk with Cameron Kitchin and Karen Forget about the event and new efforts to restore the Lynnhaven River.
Wednesday, July 12
MOVING FORWARD, LEFT BEHIND
What does it mean to be a black man in America? A recent survey conducted by the Washington Post, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Harvard University reveals conflicting trends in the experiences and self-perceptions of black males. What's the underlying cause of feelings of inadequacy? How can we overcome negative stereotypes? We'll talk about it with Steven Holmes, Deputy National Editor on Social Policy at the Washington Post, Mollyann Brodie, Vice President and Director of Public Opinion and Media Research at the Kaiser Family Foundation, scholar-athlete Prince Parker and his mentor Cornel Parker, George Crawley, President and CEO of the Hampton Roads Committee of 200+ Men, and Kendall Clark, co-founder and CEO of Prosperity Partners Inc. and co-author of Unleash The Greatness Within You.
Link to Washington Post Series
Thursday, July 13
THIS MONTH IN HISTORY: BASTILLE DAY
Esteemed Historian John Quarstein joins us for a look back in time. This month's focus is Bastille Day. We'll talk about how French Independence directly links to the shaping of the United States.
Virginia War Museum Web site