PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Friday, October 7, 2011
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1:06 – 1:18 : OPEN
1:21:30 – 1:50
The Poverty Tour: A Call to Conscience
Tavis Smiley, broadcaster, author and co-host of the Smiley & West show on PRI
Cornel West, professor at
- Tavis Smiley’s special series on poverty begins on October 7 on PRI’s The Tavis Smiley Show. Check for local listings.
1:50:00 – 1:58:30
Sesame Street introduces poor muppet
Meet the new muppet, Lily. She’s pink, cute, and also poor. Sesame Street is tackling childhood poverty and food insecurity in a special that will air this Sunday. The special episode, Growing Hope Against Hunger, will air during primetime, meaning the youngest
Alison Trope studies media and pop culture criticism at USC
2:06 – 2:30
Why it really stinks to be single…and it’s probably not what you’re thinking
You’re crashing on a deadline at work. You know your boss is about to approach and ask some members of the team to stay late. Will you be one? Your colleague is married, but you’re not. Will that play any role in your supervisor’s decision to keep one of you and let the other get home on time? Nearly half of all adults in the
Stephanie Coontz, director of Research at the Council on Contemporary Families; author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s
2:30 – 2:39
What’s makes Pancreatic cancer so deadly?
It’s the deadliest and most intractable form of cancer and Steve Jobs lived with it for over six years through sometimes alternative and desperate treatments. In an age when many people survive the disease, what makes pancreatic cancer so deadly? Patt talks with a leading expert about the aggressive disease and the current options for treatment.
Dr. Edward Wolin, co-director of the Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer Program at
2:41:30 – 2:58:30: OPEN
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