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A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

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Amanda Dickson on the weekends? Oh yeah. News, politics, education, health, and family are all fair game for Amanda's panel of fascinating Utah women.

Amanda Dickson on the weekends? Oh yeah. News, politics, education, health, and family are all fair game for Amanda's panel of fascinating Utah women.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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Amanda Dickson on the weekends? Oh yeah. News, politics, education, health, and family are all fair game for Amanda's panel of fascinating Utah women.

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English


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If Al Franken, should #Trumptoo?

12/10/2017
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After Senator Al Franken stepped down from the Senate, Amanda Dickson asked her guests on a Woman's View what they thought. Author Linda Eyre was impressed with him. From the beginning he stepped up and said, "This is wrong. I understood this differently." Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, said that throughout the process he was concerned with the women themselves and not looking out for number one. Mary Khalaf, community activist, said that it was the right thing for him to do...

Duration: 00:10:14


Who did that Bannon insult work for?

12/10/2017
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Mitt Romney said of the Roy Moore candidacy, "No majority is worth our honor." After that, Steve Bannon attacked Mitt Romney for having served an LDS mission instead of fighting in Vietnam, among other things. After that - the outcry against Steve Bannon was something. Amanda Dickson asks her guests what they thought. Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, does not think anyone should be attacked for their religious beliefs. She thinks Mitt Romney is a great man and would do a great...

Duration: 00:08:08


To bake or not to bake - that is the question

12/10/2017
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What did the guests on A Woman's View think about the president of the United States coming to Utah, and how do they feel about his announcement regarding the national monuments? Amanda Dickson put those questions to her guests Mary Khalaf, community activist, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and author and speaker Linda Eyre. The women also discuss the case before the Supreme Court about the baker who did not want to bake a cake for the gay couple's wedding. What a case of...

Duration: 00:08:25


Help me be a good parent at Christmas!

12/10/2017
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Amanda Dickson is seeking parenting advice from her guests on A Woman's View. Christmas is so hard. What do you do when your children give you lists and they expect you to get them everything on the list? Amanda is threatening to cancel Christmas! Parenting expert Linda Eyre talks about focusing on the giving. Have each child earn money and go to the dollar store to pick out presents for their siblings. Community activist Mary Khalaf suggests giving some of their presents away to the...

Duration: 00:10:06


How do you feel about Trump in Utah?

12/3/2017
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How do you feel about President Trump coming to Utah to announce the reduction of two national monuments here in Utah? Amanda Dickson asks her panel on A Woman's View. Cassie Bingham, Communications Specialist/Corporate Volunteer Relations Director with Guadalupe School, said it is a good thing to see people getting involved. "Anything that is not apathy is good." Representative Patrice Arent says it is a "monumental mistake." "The thought of coal mining on the Kaiparowits Plateau just...

Duration: 00:07:35


Women talking about inappropriate conduct

12/3/2017
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How do we talk about this wave of inappropriate sexual behavior? Amanda Dickson asks her panel on A Woman's View. State Representative Patrice Arent said, "Too many women - and I'm one - felt scare to say anything." She talked about how when she started as an intern, later as a member of the staff, and later as a member of the legislature she has had problems with inappropriate behavior. Representative Arent also said we need to have balance. Men should not be afraid to give someone a hug....

Duration: 00:09:17


Never say "Boys will just be boys!"

12/3/2017
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As we witness a major allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior every day, Amanda Dickson asks - how do we move forward? What is the next step for women, for our culture, for the children? Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, has a lot of hope as this information is out there and young people ARE talking about it. "I have two millenial sons. I have seen their awakening. They are probably more awake than we...

Duration: 00:09:38


Imagine any other president doing this

12/3/2017
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President Trump retweeted videos this week shared by an anti-Muslim group, videos that were fake, something the president's press secretary had to admit in a press conference. Amanda Dickson asked her panel about this topic. Cassie Bingham, Communications Specialist/Corporate Volunteer Relations Director with the Guadalupe School, said this cut personally for her. She volunteered in a refugee camp this year in Greece with many Muslims. "Most of the people we worked with were fleeing their...

Duration: 00:12:16


Is anyone clear in the sexual harassment scandal?

11/26/2017
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More big names in politics and news find themselves facing accusations of sexual harassment and assault, including news anchor Charlie Rose and Senator Al Franken. Will that lead to more women feeling comfortable coming forward? Sandy Collins fills in for Amanda Dickson, with guests Megan Holbrook, transportation commissioner and Zions Bank Senior Vice President; Dr. Susan Madsen, Professor of Leadership and Ethics at UVU, Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Director of Utah...

Duration: 00:10:11


The sex harassment tidal wave

11/26/2017
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Will this tidal wave of sexual harassment accusations ever ebb away? From news anchor Charlie Rose to Senator Al Franken and the election of Roy Moore, more names are in the spotlight every day, but not every accuser is truthful, and not all men are predators. Sandy Collins fills in for Amanda Dickson, with guests Megan Holbrook, transportation commissioner and Zions Bank Senior Vice President; Dr. Susan Madsen, Professor of Leadership and Ethics at UVU, Director of Utah Women and...

Duration: 00:09:54


Sexual harassment is never OK

11/26/2017
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We can all agree sexual harassment should never be OK with anyone, let alone with a political party. So why are Republicans standing behind Roy Moore? Why aren't Democrats more outraged about Al Franken? Sandy Collins fills in for Amanda Dickson, with guests Megan Holbrook, transportation commissioner and Zions Bank Senior Vice President; Dr. Susan Madsen, Professor of Leadership and Ethics at UVU, Director of Utah Women and Leadership Project, Director of Utah Women and Education...

Duration: 00:13:20


Want to give up holiday gifts completely?

11/19/2017
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A new study says 70% of us would be willing to give up giving gifts this holiday BUT ONLY if our family and friends agreed. Katherine Fife, Principal Consultant at Philanthropy Matters, is ready to go on this idea. She thinks her son has what he wants all year long, so why can't we just give to those who need it? Have you read the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up? Kristin Sokol, Life Coach and KSL Contributor, talks about focusing on one area at a time, removing everything as if...

Duration: 00:07:29


Why are all these women coming out now?

11/19/2017
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Every day there is another allegation of sexual harassment or abuse, sometimes more than one. "When the news continues to be so bad, we get fatigued. I don't know what we do about it," Laura Wall shared. Laura is the Development Director of the Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter. "When we were in elementary school, we never talked about this. Katherine Fife, Principal Consultant at Philanthropy Matters, said, "And people are saying now, 'Why are all these women coming out now?' The...

Duration: 00:10:53


Bravo to the school staff - now let's play checkers!

11/19/2017
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The school in California where that terrible shooting took place last week locked down in 8 seconds. After it was all over, Katherine Fife shared that the principle said, "Every one of our kids got to sleep in their own bed tonight." It was amazing how well that staff acted and how quickly to protect. (Katherine is the Principal Consultant at Philanthropy Matters.) Kristin Sokol, Life Coach and KSL Contributor, thinks controlling access to lots of places where people gather is a good...

Duration: 00:09:27


Just no Trump at the table!

11/19/2017
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What is your Thanksgiving like? "I am the most aggressive Jello artist in the county. Every year I make a 20 layer ribbon Jello," said Kristin Sokol, Life Coach and KSL contributor. That sounds so wonderful! Laura Wall, Development Director of the Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter, said she used to do it traditionally, but now she makes everybody's favorite things. Her dinner now is beef wellington, egg rolls, jalapeno poppers, and from now on, that is the only way she is going to do...

Duration: 00:09:48


Personal thank you to our veterans

11/12/2017
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On this Veterans Day weekend, Amanda Dickson shares her gratitude for the sacrifice of those currently serving in the military and our veterans - and for their families, as well. Her guests, Jill Atwood, Chief Communications Officer for the VA in Salt Lake City, mentions how 15% of our military are female veterans. Jill is a veteran herself, and I thank her for her service. Cathleen Sparrow, Chief Development Officer for Volunteers of America, remembers volunteering for the VA so many...

Duration: 00:06:27


How are our veterans doing?

11/12/2017
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"Our veterans are doing better at finding jobs when they come back from active service. Where we are struggling is with mental health and suicide prevention," Jill Atwood, Chief Communications Officer for the VA explains on A Woman's View. We are all touched by a veteran. It's okay to notice the warning signs and ask if you can help and reach out. This is such a great reminder of what veterans need and how we can help. We also talk about how veterans of different wars get help. We...

Duration: 00:09:13


Shootings and suicide - why not cherish life?

11/12/2017
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When we look at the mass shootings and terrorist acts that seem to take place weekly in our country, and the increase in suicides, Amanda Dickson asks - why are we so quick to throw life away? Our own lives and others' lives? Why are we not cherishing life? "We're going too fast," actress Pam Eichner commented. In the grocery store the other day, a woman was texting and let a door slam in an elderly woman's face. Pam chased after her and said, "Did you notice that?" Pam says to her kids...

Duration: 00:14:47


The Kevin Spacey Publicity Stunt

11/12/2017
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Kevin Spacey has been cut from the movie All the Money in the World, replaced by actor Christopher Plummer, because of the allegations of sexual harassment. "I smell publicity," actress Pam Eichner said. Of course! The panel had not thought about that, but of course she's right. "The reason I'm an actor in Utah and not LA, is because I've seen some scary things in my industry." Jill Atwood, Chief Communications Officer for the VA of Salt Lake City, said, "I'm sorry House of Cards won't...

Duration: 00:08:39


Would you have called off Halloween?

11/5/2017
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How did you process the shooting at the University of Utah? Did you feel frightened? Did you consider calling off Halloween before you learned the suspect was caught? Amanda Dickson sits down with Laurie Sakaeda, a licensed psychologist who does equine facilitated psychotherapy with A Helping Hoof and whose daughter was on campus at the time, and Sylvia Haro, founder of the bipartisan Utah Hispanic Legislative Task Force. How do we decide whether to continue with our daily lives or change...

Duration: 00:09:46

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