Megan Kamerick

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Freelance Reporter and Contributor to Women's Focus.

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Local News
1:10 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

DOE proposes storing tons of mercury near WIPP site

The U.S. Department of Energy is eying two sites in Eddy County to store 10,000 metric tons of mercury (about 22 million pounds). A site in West Texas was DOE’s preferred storage spot, according to the Carlsbad Current-Argus. But now the federal agency is exploring two locations near the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad.

Jody Knox, president of the Carlsbad Department of Development, said her board supports the proposal.

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Arts
1:06 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Judy Chicago talks about ReViewing PowerPlay

Artist Judy Chicago will discuss her series PowerPlay on July 7 with Jonathan Katz. For more information, go to www.throughtheflower.org

For the first time since its premier in 1986,  the complete series PowerPlay by Judy Chicago will be on display. The series of large paintings, drawings and bronzes explores the construct of masculinity and the effect it has on men as well as women. It will be on display from June 29-August 11 at the David Richard Gallery in Santa Fe.  Chicago will discuss the series with Jonathan Katz, a leading proponent of queer theory, at an event on July 7. For more information, go to www.throughtheflower.org.

Public Affairs
12:56 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Women's Headline News - June 23, 2012

Sudan releases woman slated for stoning, Hillary Clinton pushes for reproductive rights at UN conference, study finds links between IVF and cancer, Michigan female lawmakers protest with Vagina Monologues

Women's Focus
8:52 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Artist Judy Chicago Discusses Santa Fe Show

Sat. 6/23 12p: Judy Chicago's work "ReViewing Power Play," is a series of paintings that premiered in the 1980s and examined the construct of masculinity. The David Richard Gallery in Santa Fe will present the original series from June 29-Aug. 11.

Public Affairs
5:05 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Women's Headline News - June 9, 2012

Women protestors attacked in Cairo, Franciscan friars show support for nuns, Paycheck Fairness Act blocked, women under-represented in news coverage of 2012 election

Public Affairs
4:58 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Women's Headline News - May 18, 2012

Bosses in traditional marraiages featuring traditional gender roles feel less positive about working women,  teenager leads campaign against Seventeen magazine over altered photos, advocates call for arming victims of domestic violence in Turkey, VAWA reauthorization.

Public Affairs
4:53 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Play celebrates firebrand journalist Molly Ivins

Megan Kamerick interviews Allison  Engel, who with her sister, Margaret Engel, wrote a one-woman show about the Texas journalist called "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins." The play has been making stops around the country with star Kathleen Turner.

Women's Focus
10:35 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Progress stalls at National Women's History Museum

An interview by Megan Kamerick with Andrea Stone of the Huffington Post about the ongoing investigation into the National Women's History Museum conducted by Stone and her colleague, Christina Wilkie.The museum has made very little progress over the last 16 years, despite big name sponsors like Meryl Streep who have helped raise nearly $10 million.

Women's Headline News
4:23 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Women's Headline News (Date: March 10, 2012)

International Women's Day events around the world, women veterans push to drop Limbaugh from Armed Forces Radio, ACLU represents Gallup girl humiliated by school for being pregnant

Women's Focus
9:42 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Interview with Diana B. Henriques

Saturday 10/15  at 12pm: The Ponzi scheme by Bernie Madoff is the largest in history, with some 16,000 victims from all over the world. They range from the super wealthy of the Persian Gulf to middle-class teachers in New Mexico. We interview Diana B. Henriques, the New York Times reporter whose book "The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust" explores the fraud in detail and its terrible aftermath.

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Women's Focus
2:37 pm
Sat July 23, 2011

An Interview with Retta Ward

Retta Ward, Secretary of Aging and Long-Term Services

Sat. 7/30 at noon: New Mexico Secretary of Aging and Long-Term Services, Retta Ward, is from Hagerman, NM, but has been away from the state for a while. Now, she is back to head up the agency. We also talk with Joan LaMunyon Sanford about insurance coverage for contraception, and take a peek at the Albuquerque Museum's Tiffany exhibit.

Megan Kamerick features the Tiffany exhibit at Albuquerque Museum: "A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls." More info.

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Women's Focus
12:28 pm
Sat July 9, 2011

An Interview with Karen Meyers

Karen J. Meyers, the Attorney General's Office Consumer Protection Division Director
nmag.gov

Sat. 7/16 at noon: Karen Meyers is head of the Consumer Division at the New Mexico Attorney General's Office. She joins us to talk about issues that women are most prey to, including sub-prime mortgages, predatory loans. We will also be taking your questions, so tune in and join the discussion.

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.

Host: Susan Loubet

More about Karen Meyers

 

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Public Affairs
11:57 am
Sat February 12, 2011

An Interview with Linney Wix

Detail from a Friedl Dicker Composition - "Sitter with Wings"

Sat. 2/19 at noon: Megan Kamerick interviews Linney Wix, curator of the show "Through a Narrow Window: Friedl Dicker Brandeis and Her Terez?n Students," a new show at the University of New Mexico Art Museum.

Dicker-Brandeis taught art in the Terezin concentration camp. The show includes work by her, as well as her students. Megan also talks to Ela Weissberger, a camp survivor.

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