Podcasts

Pride and Prejudice
December 3, 2016

Staples High School teachers Jamie Pacuk and Mary Elizabeth Fulco discussed Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" on December 3, 2016.

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Abby Siegel
November 21, 2016

Abby Siegel, a college entrance consultant and founder of Abby Siegel & Associates, presented "Myths vs. Facts In the College Admissions Process" on November 21, 2016.

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Abby-Siegel-11-21-16.mp3


Robert Tudisco
November 14, 2016

Disability activist, attorney and motivational speaker Robert Tudisco discussed why kids with ADHD do what they do, where common myths come from and his views on medications and other interventions on November 14, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Medicare 101
November 2, 2016

Lou Pelletier, a retirement and estate planner, discussed Medicare, which provides health insurance to all Americans over the age of 65. He'll cover the various options and programs that are available on November 2, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Cancer
November 1, 2016

Medical oncologist Dr. Richard Frank, interventional gastroenterologist Dr. Naveen Anand, surgeon Dr. Francis Cannizzo, Jr., dietician and oncology nutrition specialist Vicki Barber and genetics expert Susan Ingram from the Western Connecticut Health Network addressed pancreatic cancer, from prevention to treatment at the Westport Library on November 1, 2016.

Co-sponsors: Western Connecticut Health Network, Ron Foley Foundation and Verastem.

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Pancreatic-Cancer-Panel-11-1-16.mp3


Sybil Steinberg
October 28, 2016

Westporter Sybil Steinberg, contributing editor and former book review section editor for Publishers Weekly, returns with her ever-popular talk on the best new reads from October 28, 2016.

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Blending Families
October 25, 2016

Licensed marriage and family therapist Trevor Crow Mullineaux speaks about her book Blending Families: Merging Households with Kids 8–18 and addresses year-round strategies as well as specific tips for holidays on October 25, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Roni Beth Tower
October 17, 2016

Former Westporter Roni Beth Tower spoke about her memoir, Miracle at Midlife, with Sybil Steinberg, Publishers Weeklycontributing editor at the Westport Library on October 17, 2016. 

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Ray Kotwicki, MD, MPH
October 6, 2016

Psychiatrist Ray Kotwicki, MD, MPH, chief medial officer at Skyland Trial treatment facility, addressed challenges faced by students during college on October 6, 2016.

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Ray-Kotwicki-10-6-16.mp3


Healing Through Art & Words
September 12, 2016

Authors Nora Baskin (nine, ten: a 9/11 Story), Gae Polisner (The Memory of Things), Jewell Parker Rhodes (Towers Falling), Wendy Mills (All We Have Left) and Lauren Tarshis (I Survived series) discussed coping with tragedy through a writer’s lens and their new books for middle grades and young adults at the Westport Library on September 12, 2016. 

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