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This week on HearSay, September 11 - 14, 2006
Monday, September 11
REMEMBER WHEN - THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11th
As Americans mark the 5th Anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, we'll look at the lasting effects the tragedy has had on Hampton Roads' teenagers with guests RJ Martin, Virginian Pilot 757 Correspondent, and Dr. Patricia Somers, Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Texas. Cathy also talks with the authors of 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers. New York Times writers Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn vividly recreate, minute by minute, the story of what happened that day inside the towers.
Local Events Marking September 11th
Tuesday, September 12
ISSUES TO DWELL AND STORIES TO TELL
The road to solving the Commonwealth’s transportation woes has been a tumultuous one, with lawmakers making little headway in the last General Assembly Session. We’ll talk about what progress has been made since then with Virginia Transportation Secretary Pierce Homer and Tom Holden of the Virginian Pilot look ahead to this month’s transportation special session on today's HearSay. Plus, have they got some stories to tell. Cathy visits with Storytellers Kathryn Tucker Windham and Sharon Rogers and Rex Ellis, Colonial Williamsburg’s Vice President of the Historic Area, for a preview of this weekend’s Storytelling Festival.
Wednesday, September 13
She is his daughter and also one of his greatest critics. Join Cathy for an intimate conversation with CNN's Alina Fernandez, the estranged daughter of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Her book, Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba, describes life growing up in Cuba as Castro's daughter and the changes that are occurring within the country.
Has globilization left America too vulnerable? Author Barry Lynn says we live in a world where a sixty-second earthquake in Taiwan could nearly shatter the American economy. Cathy talks with Lynn about his new book analyzing the limits of globalization, End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation.
Thursday, September 14
HearSay’s favorite veterinarian Phyllis Neumann is back to take on your pet dilemmas. We'll also talk with Montgomery Knight, Estate Lawyer with Williams Mullen, about a relatively new trend for pet owners, "pet trusts".