Podcasts

June 14, 2017

Panelists Catalina Samper Horak, Executive Director of Building One Community, and lawyers Douglas R. Penn and Aleksandr ("Alex") Y. Troyb provided a real-world, down-to-earth summary of the current state of United States immigration law, what it means for documented and undocumented immigrants, and for our communities and country. Presented at the Westport Library on June 14, 2017. 

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Brian Gaffney
May 23, 2017

On May 23, 2017, Brian Gaffney, retired CEO US and managing director with Allianz Global Investors, discussed the challenges he faced in integrating five independent asset management organizations into one and how he created organizational lift while avoiding the drag of disorganization at The Westport Library.

Sponsored by Bernstein Private Wealth Management & Patriot Bank

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Lauren Smith Brody
May 2, 2017

On May 2, 2017, The Westport Library welcomed author Lauren Smith Brody to dicuss her new book, "The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's GUide to Style, Sanity and Big Success After Baby."

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Media Matters 2017
April 28, 2017

On April 28, 2017, Dave Briggs, co-host of CNN'S Early Start, Nancy Newill Doniger, editor of The Easton Courier, Reuters reporter Luciana Lopez, and Dr. Bill Yousman, of Sacred Heart University's School of Communication and Media Arts joined Patricia Porio from the League of Women Voters for a panel discussion on media and politics.

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Author Mark Kurlansky
April 26, 2017

On April 26, 2017, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky spoke about his new book, "Havana: A Subtropical Delirium" at The Westport Library.

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Elizabeth Kostova
April 20, 2017

On April 20, 2017, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova, discussed her new novel, The Shadow Land, at the Westport Library.

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Bianca Bosker
April 18, 2017

Award-winning journalist Bianca Bosker discussed her book "Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obssessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live For Taste" on April 18, 2017 at the Westport Library. 

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Robert Tudisco
April 4, 2017

Disability advocate, attorney and motivational speaker Robert Tudisco discussed the difficult transition from high school to college for students diagnosed with ADHD & LD on April 4, 2017 at the Westport Library.

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Anthony Silver
March 30, 2017

Anthony Silver, MS, MA, LMFT, BCIA-EEG, director of Gray Matters, spoke about concussions, the use of functional brain imaging in evaluation and neurofeedback for treatment on March 30, 2017 at the Westport Library. 

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Todd D. Haase
March 16, 2017

Attorney Todd D. Haase discussed the science and facts behind distracted driving, which is now an epidemic in the United States on March 16, 2017 at the Westport Library. 

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