HearSay Programming August 31 - September 3, 2015

After Moneta
Monday, August 31, 2015

In the wake of the tragic killing of two Roanoke, Virginia journalists in the nearby town of Moneta, a national and international conversation about gun violence and mental health is once again taking shape.  Today we'll consider how yet another highly publicized shooting is being portrayed by the media, perceived by the public and the different dialogues taking shape in the wake of the violent act and the killer's decision to record and share the act on social media.

HearSay from the Headlines
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Join us for today's edition of HearSay from the Headlines, where we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. This we'll consider the uncertain future of Confederate monuments in the city of Portsmouth.  Our lines are open, and we invite you to let us know your thoughts by joining us live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis.

Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

It has been ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast.  Today we'll consider how the lessons learned from that natural disaster could be applied to our own coastal community here in Hampton Roads.

On the Trail
Thursday, September 3, 2015

We're joined today by hiker, author and adventurer, Jennifer Pharr Davis.  She was named National Geographic Adventurer of the Year in 2012 after completing the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail in 46 days, 11 hours, 20 minutes. She'll share her incredible story of determination, endurance and teamwork, one where she averaged 47 miles per day, claiming the overall fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail and becoming the first woman to set the mark.