This week on HearSay, November 20 - 23, 2006
Monday, November 20
Segment A: FROM THE HEADLINES - MURDER AT HILLTOP
The shooting death of a shopper at an upscale Virginia Beach Shopping Center sent shockwaves throughout Hampton Roads. As we approach the busy holiday shopping season, we'll look at efforts to keep us safe and talk with Mathew Obenaus, co-founder of SafeU. Obenaus is a personal safety instructor who teaches a "proactive" form of self defense utilizing awareness and mental cues to avoid an attack.
Virginian Pilot Article
Segment B: SEE JANE HIT
Why are girls becoming more violent? From the playing field to the big screengirls and young women are embracing their physical power now more than ever, but is there a downside? Cathy's guest, psychologist Dr. James Garbarino, tackles the subject in his book "See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It". We'll talk with him about the causes and consequences of violent behavior by girls.
Tuesday, November 21
Segment A: EXPRESS YOURSELF
"This I Believe" is a national media project airing on NPR engaging millions of people in writing, sharing, and discussing the core values and beliefs that guide their daily lives. Now fans of the show can read some of its most poignant essays in the new book of "This I Believe" essays, a compilation of writings from the NPR series and Edward R. Murrow's original 1950's radio program. Host Jay Allison joins Cathy to talk about the book and series in our first half hour.
Segment B: WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
What chef, novice or professional, wouldn't want the all-time best recipes at his fingertips. The 150 Best American Recipes: Indispensable Dishes from Legendary Chefs and Undiscovered Cooks is the ultimate resource: a can't-live-without-it collection of the most exciting recipes of the last decade. Editor Molly Stevens takes your calls on today's HearSay.
Wednesday, November 22
SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRESENTATION
The Arkansas Traveler: Music and Tales from Little House on the Prairie
There may be no works in all of American literature that better document the musical life of pioneer America so thoroughly as the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. This special features select songs and stories taken from the Little House series, including musical performances by A Prairie Home Companion regulars Riders in the Sky and other Nashville artists, and selected stories from the books read by actress Cherry Jones. Hosted by Noah Adams.
Thursday, November 23 11am -1pm
SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRESENTATION
The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential 2006
It's two hours of Thanksgiving morning triage for cooks across the nation. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of American Public Media's The Splendid Table, will be taking your calls in a live, two-hour broadcast when you need it most, on the biggest cooking day of the year.