Archive for November, 2012


Women Military Veterans

Women Military Veterans title
Most of us associate the male gender with the name “military” and likewise when we think of military “veterans.” Yet, there is an increasing population of women veterans in our country and in Seminole County Florida there are more than 4,500 women military veterans. Hear about the challenges these women face. Length 27:28

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck. Still photos — Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media. Title Photo: “Black women shoe” by Margarit Ralev & “Army boot” by Andrzej Pobiedziński)

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The Cuban Spirit

The Cuban Spirit (photo - Gabriel Bulla)

The Cuban Spirit is alive and well as the United States enters a new phase in Cuban-American relations.  Members of a delegation sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Florida traveled to Cuba to gain insight into our island neighbor.  These “Sisters Across the Straits” discuss their experiences and observations of Cuban society . (Length 21:52 )


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Hero Fighter Pilot

Hero Fighter Pilot

Jesse Leroy Brown was the U.S. Navy’s first black fighter pilot. He overcame challenges of poverty and racism to achieve his goal of flying. His death in combat in Korean and the rescue attempt of his wingman is a story of friendship and heroism. Listen as his story is told during a tour the history exhibit “A Pilot Lights the Way.  (Length 16:38)


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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