With Good Reason

Archive for November, 1998

Race – Our Most Difficult Question
November 29th, 1998 - (0 Comments)

Despite the positive legacy of the Civil Rights movement, race relations remain a vexing issue in American society. Virginia State University professors Renee Hill and Dirk Philipsen join noted journalist and George Mason University professor of history Roger Wilkins to explore tensions between the races and new efforts to bridge our differences.

What Hath GATT Wrought?
November 22nd, 1998 - (0 Comments)

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Susan Aaronson, professor of public policy at George Mason University, discusses the impact of GATT on the American worker. Also featured: Radford University‘s Flo Graham explores the Virginia Economic Bridge, a plan to spread economic opportunity beyond the confines of Northern Virginia.

Male Call: Domestic Violence and Post-modern Man
November 15th, 1998 - (0 Comments)

As physical prowess and other traditional “macho” attributes continue to take a backseat to intellect, what defines the post-modern man? And is he less likely to engage in domestic violence, child abuse and violent crime? Psychologists Chris Kilmartin (Mary Washington College), William Fals-Stewart (Old Dominion University) and Robert Eisler (Virginia Tech) are featured.

Recovering the Stories of Veterans Known and Unknown
November 8th, 1998 - (0 Comments)

With Good Reason celebrates veterans and their day with some little-known stories. Ervin L. Jordan, author of Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia, discusses his book. Also, some of the African-Americans who fought in the Civil War headed West for their next battle. Historian Cassandra Newby (Norfolk State University) tells the story of Black troops who […]

“Gross Me Out”: Sick Jokes and Halloween Horror Stories
November 1st, 1998 - (0 Comments)

Throw political correctness aside and join us for a look at sick humor. Psychology professor Al Harris (Radford University) explains what’s really behind those jokes about Natalie Wood, the Shuttle and lepers. Also: James Weaver (Virginia Tech) explains America’s love affair with horror films.