Women’s History Month 2022 Specials


Radio Catskill is keeping you connected during Women’s History Month.

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2022 SPECIALS 

 WOMEN RISING – NUCLEAR WEAPONS ABOLITIONISTS – March 5, 1pm
A special look at women working globally for nuclear abolishment, originally produced in 2017 for the series “Women Rising” by Making Contact. Airs in place of Staying Home with Josh Fox.

 

HER MUSIC / HER STORY – March 8, 10am
This two-hour special for International Women’s Day features women at the top of the field in classical music paying tribute to those women who inspired them. Luminaries like JoAnn Falletta, BBC Proms soloist Jamie Barton, The Marvels composer Laura Karpman, and many more introduce music by composers like Florence Price, Clara Schumann, and Lucija Garuta. Plus, performances from Isatah Kanneh-Mason, Marian Anderson, and Ella Fitzgerald.

From Louisville Public Media, airs in place of Performance Today

  

RADIO CATSKILL’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY PANEL – March 8, 6pm
Adrienne Jensen, Executive Director Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, leads this community conversation with guests Heily Flores, head of the Sullivan County Black Latino Asian Caucus; Ashley Rielly, Special Ed Teacher at Minisink Valley High School; Tiffane Barrow, Principal at Hudson Valley School District; and Deborah Worden, Executive Director, Action Towards Independence.

The campaign theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias, imagining a diverse and equitable world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. “Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.”

 

 

FROM THE VAULT – THE AMERICAN WOMAN Parts 1 & 2 – March 14, 7pm
A restored and recontextualized presentation of a 14-part documentary series originally produced in 1959. Masterful academic research meets top-notch radio drama production in a work that profiles women in America from the colonial era in the 1600s, through the Abolition and Suffrage Movements in the 1800s, to the ongoing struggle of women for social justice.

Contemporary Cultural Herstorian Amy Simon leads us through vintage dramatized profiles of women like colonial midwife Anne Hutchinson, Abolitionist Movement advocate Lucretia Mott, and suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

From the Pacifica Radio Network. Airs in place of La Voz, 51%, and This Way Out.

 

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