The Weekend Desk Report
The devastating earthquake and tsunami has made us ponder some of the fundamental questions of our existence. While our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this natural disaster, we offer a few moments of reflection on the week's other big stories.
Would You Rather . . . ?
* Be stranded at Disneyland or at a CPS high school?
* Get run down by a fire truck or run out on a rail?
* Face an NFL lockout or a UFL comeback?
* Cool a hot rod or see one put on ice?
* Be governor of Wisconsin or governor of Illinois?
* Eject a dictator or elect one?
* Be toothless or impotent?
* Be an ex-solid or full of hot air?
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Cool your jets.
The CAN TV Weekend Report
On public access channels near you.
Smart Phones and Dumb Laws: Will Your Cell Phone Make You a Criminal?
Chris Drew and Gregory Koger, both arrested for recording public acts of political protest, are joined by their lawyers to discuss the steps being taken to counteract the growing ability of the public to document police misconduct, political acts, and newsworthy events.
Sunday, March 13 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 40 min
2011 Illinois Family Impact Seminar: Kathy Hirsh-Pasek Keynote Speech
Author and childhood development specialist Kathy Hirsh-Pasek discusses how providing classroom time for engaging, playful learning helps children become life-long learners.
Sunday, March 13 at 11 a.m. on CAN TV21
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2011 Illinois Family Impact Seminar: Experts Panel
Elementary school teacher Dr. Sue Sokolinski joins Illinois State Board of Education members Pat Chamberlain and Kay Henderson on a panel examining the importance of play in early childhood development.
Sunday, March 13 at 12:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination
Dr. Marc Michael Epstein shares images from the medieval Haggadah, texts that tell of the exodus from Egypt and outline the practices of Seder.
Sunday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
1 hr 11 min
Stop the Attacks on Mental Health Clinics
A coalition of community groups and mental health advocates hold a press conference to demand that secure public mental health is on the new mayor's agenda.
Sunday, March 13 at 3 p.m. on CAN TV21
Posted on March 12, 2011