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Weekend Connections

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Coming out as a gay athlete, with Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis;
  • The possible implications of legalizing sports gambling;
  • The documentary Lake of Betrayal, and how the Kinzua Dam impacted the Seneca Nation;
  • How children describe phone booths (trust us, it's a fun conversation).

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The allegations against former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman;
  • The Death of Expertise, with author Tom Nichols;
  • Medical cannabis, with music writer and Parkinson's disease patient Frank De Blase;
  • The lack of services for bilingual students in the Rochester City School District.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Racism, and the racist panel that was removed from the carousel at Ontario Beach Park;
  • Raising a transgender child;
  • The high cost of dying.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Getting older and efforts to "stay relevant;"
  • Supporting veterans, with singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier;
  • Racial profiling;
  • Future pandemics;
  • Religion and misogyny.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The opioid epidemic and pain management;
  • The crisis in Puerto Rico;
  • How parents of color are shielding their children from negative stereotypes in the media and books.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The new film, Chappaquiddick;
  • Incivility in American politics;
  • The legacy of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington, with Kenneth Morris.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The March for Our Lives, and the potential impacts of activism;
  • The value of representing different cultural experiences in theater;
  • The "Semmelweis Reflex."

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's life and legacy, with Congressman John Lewis;
  • The death of Trevyan Rowe;
  • Gunsplaining;
  • Women who lived under Nazi rule.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The life and legacy of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter;
  • The film, The Rape of Recy Taylor, and how Taylor helped inspire the civil rights movement;
  • What veterans think about President Trump's military parade;
  • The stigma of mental illness.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Immigration policy and whether Latinos are considered "real Americans;"
  • The film, Get Out, and commentary on race in film;
  • Eating disorders in athletes.

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