West Virginia Radio presents

Women's History Month
11:04 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Rocket Girls and Astro-nettes Launch on Thursday Night

NASA narrator for the March 12 airing.
Credit Eileen Collins

Rocket Girls and Astro-nettes is the story of women in the ultimate Man’s World – the labs and Shuttle crew cabins of NASA. 

Catch the broadcast Thursday March 12 at 9 pm.

Told in the first person, these stories explore the experiences of NASA’s first woman engineers and scientists and its first astronauts.  It also tells the fascinating story of a group of women pilots who – in the early 1960s – were led to believe that they would be America’s first women astronauts and were given the exact same physical tests are the Mercury astronauts. 

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Women's History Month
10:37 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Jazzy Women Take the Stage

Credit PRX

In the 1960s, as the civil-rights movement and other cultural changes gained momentum, a generation of women artists made their way through a jazz world that had long been less than hospitable to their aims. 

This special program will air Thursday night, March 5 at 9 pm.

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