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The John Williams Full Show Podcast

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  • Dr. Kevin Most: Almost every positive case now originates from a home with a child

    Dr. Kevin Most: Almost every positive case now originates from a home with a child

    23/10/2020

    Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kevin Most joins John Williams to give an update on the rising cases of COVID in Chicago. That’s after Governor Pritzker reinstated restrictions for restaurants and bars in the Chicagoland area, and Mayor Lightfoot issued restrictions for Chicago.

  • Lake County Clerk implements website with wait time for polling places

    Lake County Clerk implements website with wait time for polling places

    23/10/2020

    Lake County Clerk Robin O’Connor joins John Williams to provide an update on voting so far, and to give great tips for her constituents to have a positive and successful voting experience.

  • Illinois Restaurant Association: ‘You are more likely to get the coronavirus while in one of your friends’ basements…than you are in one of our restaurants’

    Illinois Restaurant Association: ‘You are more likely to get the coronavirus while in one of your friends’ basements…than you are in one of our restaurants’

    23/10/2020

    Illinois Restaurant Association President Sam Toia joins John Williams to explain what the new COVID restrictions on restaurants will do businesses. And he provides other suggestions to help mitigate the virus.

  • John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVIII

    John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVIII

    23/10/2020

    John Williams brings you the Friday edition of speed jokes. Keep sending your own speed jokes to [email protected]!

  • BabyCenter’s Dina Freeman: ‘Once a name is out there, people gravitate toward it’

    BabyCenter’s Dina Freeman: ‘Once a name is out there, people gravitate toward it’

    22/10/2020

    BabyCenter released a list of the most popular names of 2020. Its writer, Dina Freeman, joins John Williams to discuss those names and why they’re so popular, along with explaining why more traditional names have lost their popularity.

  • Author Beth Macy, of ‘Dopesick’: The opioid addiction is ‘a pandemic within a pandemic at this point’

    Author Beth Macy, of ‘Dopesick’: The opioid addiction is ‘a pandemic within a pandemic at this point’

    22/10/2020

    ‘Author Beth Macy wrote Dopesick, a book about the makers of opioid Oxycontin, the pain reliever drug that’s led to addiction and suffering of millions of American families. She tells John about the Sackler family who manufactured the opioid scheme, and the repercussions they may not face for the irreparable damage they’ve done.

  • New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush on ‘Borat’: ‘There’s no question that Sacha Baron Cohen is a highly political actor’

    New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush on ‘Borat’: ‘There’s no question that Sacha Baron Cohen is a highly political actor’

    22/10/2020

    New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush joins John Williams to address a widely questioned scene involving Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an advisor of President Trump’s, in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.” He speaks about Sacha Baron Cohen’s method when he makes expositions about people in his films.

  • NBC Sports betting analyst Sam Panayotovich on the Bears and…the second presidential debate

    NBC Sports betting analyst Sam Panayotovich on the Bears and…the second presidential debate

    22/10/2020

    NBC Sports betting analyst Sam Panayotovich joins John Williams to share the sports wagers of the week and to give his predictions on tonight’s debate between President Trump and Vice President Biden.

  • Listeners tell us what they think the stimulus checks should be used for

    Listeners tell us what they think the stimulus checks should be used for

    22/10/2020

    Listener Kim (her husband a UPS driver) texted into the show yesterday to explain why she thinks the stimulus check isn’t being put to the right use. And some other listeners had qualms with that. They joined the show to share their thoughts.

  • John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVII

    John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVII

    22/10/2020

    John Williams brings you another round of speed jokes this Friday Eve. Keep sending your joke ideas to [email protected]!

  • Cook County Clerk Deputy of Elections: ‘It isn’t a backlog…and we will count every ballot that comes through’

    Cook County Clerk Deputy of Elections: ‘It isn’t a backlog…and we will count every ballot that comes through’

    21/10/2020

    Cook County Clerk Deputy of Elections Edmund Michalowski joins John Williams to respond to reports that the County Clerk has delayed sending out mail out ballots. He describes how votes are processed and what takes so long.

  • Personal finance expert Terry Savage: ‘You can’t push these people’ about your outstanding tax returns just yet

    Personal finance expert Terry Savage: ‘You can’t push these people’ about your outstanding tax returns just yet

    21/10/2020

    Personal finance expert Terry Savage joins John Williams to address a listener’s call from Tuesday’s show, irate that she hasn’t received her tax refund yet. She explains the six-month delay and shares the right phone numbers to call.

  • Senator Dick Durbin: ‘The notion that I’m out of touch with Illinois, I would dispute’

    Senator Dick Durbin: ‘The notion that I’m out of touch with Illinois, I would dispute’

    21/10/2020

    Senator Dick Durbin joins John Williams to explain what’s happened in Congress in discussions over the next stimulus package as Americans wait impatiently for that check. Then, Senator Durbin addresses the rising cases of COVID in Illinois and more on his campaign.

  • Geneva and Naperville Mayors Kevin Burns and Steve Chirico on the return of COVID restrictions

    Geneva and Naperville Mayors Kevin Burns and Steve Chirico on the return of COVID restrictions

    21/10/2020

    Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico join John Williams to respond to Governor Pritzker’s call to reinstate restrictions on restaurants and bars in their cities. That’s after an increased rate of positivity rates in those places.

  • John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVI

    John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes, Part CXVI

    21/10/2020

    John Williams brings you another round of funnies. Keep sending him your ideas for speed jokes. We’ve done more than 1,000 after all! Send them to [email protected]

  • Orren Pickell Building Group’s Dan O’Connell discusses the Open House Chicago pivot and his experience taking part in the Moderna vaccine trial

    Orren Pickell Building Group’s Dan O’Connell discusses the Open House Chicago pivot and his experience taking part in the Moderna vaccine trial

    20/10/2020

    Orren Pickell Building Group Media Advisor Dan O’Connell joins John Williams to describe the purposes of the Moderna COVID vaccine trials, and how he’s been since he took his first and second doses of the vaccine or the placebo (he doesn’t know which he’s been given). Then, Dan describes the 2020 version of Open House […]

  • Dr. Edward Campbell administers rapid COVID-19 saliva testing at a La Grange Park school

    Dr. Edward Campbell administers rapid COVID-19 saliva testing at a La Grange Park school

    20/10/2020

    La Grange Park School District 102 students will be given rapid non-diagnostic COVID-19 saliva tests. Stritch School of Medicine Microbiology and Immunology Professor Dr. Edward Campbell is running the testing program and he joins John Williams to explain the test and how it works.

  • Former Assistant US Attorney in the trial of the Chicago 7, Dick Schultz: ‘These were violent revolutionaries who the public believes…were lovable kids…’

    Former Assistant US Attorney in the trial of the Chicago 7, Dick Schultz: ‘These were violent revolutionaries who the public believes…were lovable kids…’

    20/10/2020

    Former Assistant US Attorney in the trial of the Chicago 7, Dick Schultz, joins John Williams to compare and contrast the events of the trial, the riots during the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention, and the way it was depicted in the Netflix adaptation of the events in “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

  • John Williams brings you another round of speed jokes, Part CXV

    John Williams brings you another round of speed jokes, Part CXV

    20/10/2020

    John Williams brings you another round of speed jokes. Keep sending your own speed jokes to [email protected]!

  • State Senator Jim Oberweis: Congresswoman Lauren Underwood differentiates between protests and looting

    State Senator Jim Oberweis: Congresswoman Lauren Underwood differentiates between protests and looting

    19/10/2020

    State Senator Jim Oberweis joins John Williams to back up his campaign ad’s depiction of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood standing for looting and rioting. That’s even after the Chicago Sun-Times graded the ad “false,” on the grounds of having been the ones to interview Congresswoman Underwood themselves.

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