Superintendents' Round Table

Posted by: perry 2/9/2012 10:02 PM

Thursday, February 9
Superintendents' Round Table
Superintendents representing four separate public school divisions in the Hampton Roads region will join HearSay host Cathy Lewis for a discussion about their leadership roles as well as the state of our local schools.

Guests:
Dr. James Merrill - Virginia Beach Public Schools
Dr. Ashby Kilgore - Newport News Public Schools
Dr. Deran Whitney - Suffolk Public Schools
Dr. David Stuckwisch - Portsmouth Public Schools

 

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Transportation Priorities In Hampton Roads

Posted by: perry 2/8/2012 7:54 PM

Wednesday, February 8
Transportation Priorities In Hampton Roads
HearSay knows transportation in Hampton Roads always has you talking!  Coming up, we'll get an update on projects in Hampton Roads and what legislators are voting on in the Virginia General Assembly session currently underway in Richmond.  Dwight Farmer, Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization will join us to the latest long-range plans and priorities.  We'll also hear about a local company that actually awards its employees for not driving to work!

Scheduled Guests:
Dwight Farmer - Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization
www.hrtpo.org

Careyann Weinberg - operations manager, Grow Interactive
www.thisisgrow.com

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Segment A: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother/Segment B: Taking Back Childhood

Posted by: perry 2/7/2012 6:46 PM

Tuesday, February 7
Segment A: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
On the first half of our program, Cathy’s joined by Yale law professor and author Amy Chua, whose parenting memoir, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” was described by the Washington Post as “the single cultural moment of 2011.” We’ll talk with Chua about her parenting philosophy and how to survive a media maelstrom.

 Guest:
Amy Chua - author, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”
www.amychua.com

Segment B: Taking Back Childhood
The average American child spends 66% more time watching television than attending school – and the images that they are digesting are often age-inappropriate. On the second half of our program, we’ll talk with the author of “Taking Back Childhood” about how parents can best navigate the social currents of our media-saturated environment.

Guest:
Dr. Nancy Carlsson-Paige - author, professor of early childhood education and conflict resolution at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
www.nancycarlssonpaige.org

 

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Live from Afghanistan: Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Posted by: perry 2/6/2012 10:44 PM

Monday, February 6
Live from Afghanistan: Ambassador Ryan Crocker
American forces will cede the lead role in combat operations in Afghanistan next year, but will keep fighting alongside Afghan troops, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.  U.S. troops would largely shift to a train-and-assist role as Afghan forces take responsibility for security before an end-2014 deadline for full Afghan control.  U.S. Ambassador for Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, will join HearSay host Cathy Lewis, live from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul to talk about the latest as well as his upcoming visit to Hampton Roads this week.

Also joining Cathy, award-winning journalist, author and foreign-policy analyst Robin Wright.  Wright is receiving the Third Annual Ryan C. Crocker Global Citizen of the Year Award program this year and will be honored by Ambassador Crocker Thursday, February 9th at a program in Norfolk.

Scheduled Guests:
U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan C. Crocker
www.kabul.usembassy.gov

Robin Wright - journalist, author and foreign-policy analyst
www.robinwrightblog.blogspot.com
www.robinwright.net

 

For more information on the Ryan C. Crocker Global Citizen of the Year Award program coming up in Norfolk on February 9th, 2012 and how you can attend visit www.hrwac.org.

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The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

Posted by: perry 2/2/2012 10:46 PM

Thursday, February 2
The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

Praised as ‘the great communicator’ and described as ‘most important American conservative icon in the 20th century,’ Ronald Reagan continues to play a powerful role in American politics – more than 20 years after he left office.  On today’s program, we’ll take a look the man behind the myth – and examine how Ronald Reagan’s legacy is defined today.

Scheduled Guests:
Dr. Charles W. Dunn, Distinguished Professor of Government at Regent University's Robertson School of Government. He has written numerous books, including “The Enduring Reagan,” “The Future of Conservatism: Consensus and Conflict in the Post-Reagan Era.” His latest book, “The Presidency in the 21st Century”
www.regent.edu
www.regent.edu/reagan

Craig Shirley, author of two books on Ronald Reagan’s campaign “Reagan’s Revolution” and “Rendezvous with Destiny” is the Reagan Scholar at Eureka College and whose forthcoming book, “Citizen Newt,” is an authorized biography of Newt Gingrich.  His firm Shirley & Banister Public Affairs is working on behalf of Newt 2012.
www.craigshirley.com

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U.S. Health Care: The Good News

Posted by: perry 2/1/2012 10:24 PM

Wednesday, February 1 - U.S. Health Care: The Good News

On today's show, Cathy talks with correspondent T. R. Reid, one of the nation's best-known reporters whose work appears in the Washington Post, on NPR's Morning Edition. His next film, “U.S. Health Care: The Good News” examines how small communities throughout the country deliver the highest value-for-the-money health care in the United States, and in the process covers nearly everyone in town. It will be broadcast on WHRO-TV Thursday, February 16, 2012  at 9:00 PM.

 

Guest: Correspondent T.R. Reid

www.trreid.net

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