Connections with Evan Dawson
By WXXI Public Broadcasting
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||CleanConnections: Experiencing How the Poor Live||We push ahead to tonight’s Need to Know (8 p.m. tonight and 11:30 a.m. Sunday on WXXI-TV), and focus on the recent poverty simulation event. It’s a good...||1/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Senator Rich Funke; Soledad O'Brien||We start the show talking with State Senator Rich Funke (R), who represents the 55th State Senate District. Then, we air a pre-recorded interview with...||1/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: The Significance of Pope Francis||We examine the significance of Pope Francis to the Catholic Church. His public statements appear to be significantly further left on social issues than...||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Protecting Whistleblowers||New rules are designed to protect whistleblowers. But are they working? Bill Lloyd's story suggests they are. The NY Times reported in August that Lloyd...||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Drones!||Drones! One nearly crashed a White House party. There are questions about drone law as drones become an important asset for more companies. What limits...||1/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: New Theory on Autism||A new theory on autism suggests that the fundamental problem in autism-spectrum disorders is not a social deficiency - or a lack of empathy or...||1/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon With Lynn Sherr||The annual Susan B. Anthony birthday luncheon is coming up, and their guest speaker, Lynn Sherr, joins us. Sherr is a journalist and author, both of a...||1/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Why Do Some Parents Skip Vaccinations?||We're following the news of the Measles outbreak at Disneyland. The number of cases has grown to 81. Doctors are concerned about parents who are...||1/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Innovation Friday - Access to Broadband, Older Entrepreneurs||Both Governor Andrew Cuomo and President Barack Obama talked about connectivity and access to broadband in their addresses this week. We’ll talk with...||1/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Innovation Friday - Reviewing the State Budget and State of the State||The think tank Truth in Accounting calculates that New York state has quite a bit of 'hidden debt' (roughly $78 billion) which puts an interesting spin...||1/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Employment Access For All||We wrap up our "Dialogue on Disability" with a conversation about employment access for all. With us to discuss: • Bill McDonald, executive director,...||1/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Dealing With The Aftermath Of A Brain Injury||Our series of shows on Dialogue on Disability continues with a look at the importance of staying active after a brain injury. The Panel: Paul Akers of...||1/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Considering A More Plant-Based Diet||We're post-holidays, and everyone is joining gyms... and some people are doing "juice cleansing." A discussion of what the science says about that, and...||1/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: The Benefits of Integrated Activities||We start our week-long "Dialogue on Disability" with a look at integrated activities and the benefits they offer, especially for “typically developing”...||1/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnections: Healthy Friday - Fecal Transplants & C. diff||Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions. While C. diff can be debilitating, people...||1/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
It'll make you smarter
Evan has a wonderful way of moderating and adding to the discussions on his show. He is always prepared and respectful. It's a must-listen for any citizen of the Finger Lakes region.
Permanent Deacon in RC Church
I speak as someone whom Evan interviewed—he was a an excellent host: informed, thoughtful, clear in forming questions, imaginative. I was honored to be invited to be on the show with him.