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The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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Chicago, IL

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The Roe Conn Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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English


Episodes

COVID-19: Dr. Richard Heller explains how to keep your child safe when classes start

9/4/2020
Dr. Richard Heller, VP of Clinical Services & National Director of Pediatric Radiology at Radiology Partners, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how parents should prepare their kids to return to school amid the coronavirus pandemic. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And […]

Duration:00:15:34

Alum Vicki Nauman reacts to University of Iowa’s decision to permanently suspend four sports

9/4/2020
Former University of Iowa swimmer Vickie Nauman joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss a letter she wrote, which was signed by more than 260 former Iowa Hawkeyes and coaches, to the Iowa Board of Regents urging it overturn a decision to discontinue men’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s swimming and diving and men’s tennis at […]

Duration:00:15:46

Can ‘Mulan’ still dazzle as a live-action film? Richard Roeper reviews the remake available on Disney+

9/3/2020
Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to review Disney’s new live-action adaptation of the animated hit ‘Mulan’. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:09:24

Oak Park mayor to protesters who vandalized his home: ‘In seeking change, one cannot violate the rights of others’

9/3/2020
Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb joins Roe Conn to talk about protesters descending on his home, ripping up his garden and causing property damage over the village’s decision to not further a proposal aimed at re-appropriating police funds. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde […]

Duration:00:17:04

Eddie Olczyk previews the 146th Kentucky Derby

9/3/2020
Chicago Blackhawks legend and horse racing analyst Eddie Olczyk joins The Roe Conn Show to talk about the 146th Kentucky Derby that’s happening this weekend. Also, what’s next for the Chicago Blackhawks now that the season is over? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure […]

Duration:00:14:25

What role do foreign governments play in election meddling in the U.S.?

9/3/2020
Mike Rogers, former FBI agent and House Intel Chairman, joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss who may have wanted Russian dissident Alexei Navalny dead after being poisoned with a deadly nerve agent. Also, should we worry about Russia interfering with the 2020 Presidential Election in November? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on […]

Duration:00:16:57

Neighborhood Building Owner’s Alliance President: ‘The last thing we want to do is throw people in the streets’

9/3/2020
Mike Glasser, President of the Neighborhood Building Owner’s Alliance, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain why landlords in Chicago are still worried, even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a four-month eviction moratorium for people who are at risk of losing their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak. Follow your favorite Roe […]

Duration:00:14:55

Can the human brain be wired? CNET’s Jackson Ryan explains Elon Musk’s ‘Neuralink’ program

9/2/2020
Jackson Ryan, Science Editor for CNET joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss Elon Musk’s ‘Neuralink’ brain chip and how it aims to create brain-to-machine coupling. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:16:35

COVID-19: Can restaurants offer winter patios and still follow safety guidelines?

9/2/2020
Hagen Dost, Master Brewer & Co-Founder of Dovetail Brewery, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how restaurants may be able to remain open during the winter months in the city and still comply with Illinois COVID-19 safety regulations. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow […]

Duration:00:15:49

University of Illinois student explains how people are responding to COVID safety guidelines on campus

9/2/2020
Thomas Dart, son of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and current student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, joins The Roe Conn Show to explain how students are coping with new safety measures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:16:28

Jazz Fest isn’t happening, but Chicago legend Frank Catalano is keeping the sound alive

9/1/2020
Legendary saxophonist Frank Catalano joins Roe Conn to talk about the history of Chicago’s iconic Jazz Fest and how he’s continuing to play gigs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:05:24

How do ‘underlying conditions’ impact COVID-19 mortality rates?

9/1/2020
Dr. Ben Singer, pulmonary & critical care specialist at Northwestern Medicine, joins Roe Conn to discuss a CDC report finding that 94% Of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. had underlying conditions, the question of whether or not a mask should be worn in a public bathroom, and answer questions from callers. Follow your favorite Roe […]

Duration:00:17:27

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: Will the Labor Day weekend be a washout?

9/1/2020
WGN-TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins The Roe Conn Show to give this week’s forecast. Plus Tom will let you know if there will be a warm-up or washout this Labor Day weekend. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe […]

Duration:00:15:56

Roe Conn and Richard Roeper – Remembering Chadwick Boseman: 1976-2020

8/31/2020
Roe Conn and Richard Roeper celebrate the life and career of ‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman, who died at the age of 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:08:12

Richard Roeper reviews Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’

8/31/2020
Richard Roeper, columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss Warner Bros’ latest action flick ‘Tenet,’ directed by Christopher Nolan, starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson. Also, can this film still have a huge opening amid the coronavirus pandemic? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on […]

Duration:00:07:53

Mark McKinnon on 2020 Presidential Election: ‘Between now and November, this whole conversation is going to get back to COVID-19’

8/31/2020
Mark McKinnon, political advisor and co-host of the hit Showtime weekly documentary series ‘The Circus: Inside the Craziest Political Campaign on Earth’ joins The Roe Conn Show to explain the latest news, and strategies from both 2020 presidential candidates. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow […]

Duration:00:17:09

Ald. Matt O’Shea on shooting at Morgan Park pancake house: ‘It was utterly devastating to see the carnage’

8/31/2020
Alderman Matt O’Shea (19th) joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss solutions to quell gun violence in the city following a shooting at Lumes Pancake House in Morgan Park, leaving 1 dead and 5 wounded. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure […]

Duration:00:16:28

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: Will record high temps continue into the weekend?

8/25/2020
WGN-TV Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins The Roe Conn Show (John Landecker filling-in for Roe) to give this week’s forecast. Also, will we see an end to this heatwave? Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:17:55

David Arquette explains to Richard Roeper why he’s hard to kill

8/21/2020
David Arquette, who’s known to everyone as Dwight “Dewey” Riley from the “Scream” franchise, joins The Roe Conn Show to talk one-on-one with columnist and film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper about his new film “You Cannot Kill David Arquette”. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:09:36

See Abraham Lincoln like you’ve never seen him before

8/21/2020
Jock Hedblade, Executive Director at Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss the Living Lincoln Topiary Monument, which will be unveiled, Saturday, August 29th. Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter: Follow @RoeConn Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @maryvandevelde And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

Duration:00:12:22