Martha's radio program
Equal Time with Martha Burk is a radio series broadcast periodically from KSFR public
radio in Santa Fe,and available nationally through PRX (Public Radio
International). One hour interviews and 2 1/2 minute public affairs commentary on topics
in the public debate, political issues, and how decisions in Washington
and around the world affect ordinary citizens, often with an emphasis
on women. Critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news.
Burk's commentary explores many topics on past progress,
future change, and what it means for women and men -- as citizens, as
voters, and as inhabitants of the world we live in and help to shape.
For those who are curious and who care about what's going on the the
public debate (with no shouting) and issues/ what's at stake now and in
Click on a player below to hear an earlier show:
Martha Burk interviews Carolyn Maloney, U.S. Congresswoman from New
York, and chief sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment to the
Constitution. The Amendment has been introduced in every congress since
1923, and sent to the states for ratification once -- where it fell
three states short in 1982.
Martha Burk interviews Karen Davenport, Director of Health Policy at
the National Women's Law Center in Washington DC, on the impact of the
Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare on women.
Martha Burk interviews Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor of The Nation
magazine and Washington Post columnist. vanden Huevel talks about the
poisoning of politics by the Citizens United Supreme Court decision,
and what can be done about it.
Martha Burk interviews tennis legend Billie Jean King, to mark the 40th
anniversary of Title IX, the law that opened sports to women
Martha Burk interviews Joe Kelly, best-selling author, blogger,
speaker, co-founder of the national nonprofit Dads & Daughters,
and primary media source on fathering
Martha Burk interviews Joan Blades, founder of Moveon.org and
MomsRising, and Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland,
on how female political leaders can leverage their concerns at the
Martha Burk interviews Lilly Ledbetter, the woman who sued Goodyear and
literally changed the law of the land, and also talks with Joe Sellers,
the attorney representing the women of Wal-Mart in their fight for
Martha Burk interviews Nancy Pelosi, first female Speaker of the House,
and Zainab Salbi, best selling author and founder of Women for Women
Martha Burk explores the life of Coretta Scott King with biographer
Barbara Reynolds, a founding editor of USA Today
Burk also interviews Carol Moseley Braun, the first and only Black
woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Roe v. Wade at 39/Where Women Stand in 2012: Martha Burk interviews
Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued the Roe v. Wade case
legalizing abortion, and Terry O'Neill, President of the National
Organization for Women in Washington, D.C.