'Coming Out in Brooklyn' and 'U.S. Education'

August 16, 2017
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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Kathryn interviews biographer Steven Gaines, bestselling author of “One of These Things First: A Memoir”. Gaines is known for chronicling some of the 20th century’s most notable artists, such as the Beatles and fashion designer Halston. Gaines reflects on his own story as a gay Jewish teen in 1960’s Brooklyn and his trajectory to, after a failed suicide attempt, a private room in one of the most exclusive psychiatric hospitals in the world. Kathryn also interviews Cornelius N. Grove EdD, author of “The Drive to Learn: What the East Asian Experience Tells Us About Raising Students Who Excel”. The U.S. is currently ranked #25 in education globally behind countries such as Singapore, China and Japan. Dr. Grove believes that our children’s poor learning can’t totally be the fault of America’s educators – our children are also active participants as to what goes on in schools. He argues that both are part of the problem and both must be part of the solution.

The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Kathryn Zox is your Social Worker with a Microphone™. She’s informative and fun and opens up the mike with conversations that women need to hear. The Kathryn Zox Show is savvy and relationship oriented. Kathryn has counseled hundreds of women and their families who have suffered from eating disorders, addiction problems, marital, family and geriatric issues as well as persons coping with mental and physical disabilities. She combines her feminine perspective, social work skills and acting talents to produce a show that’s smart, upbeat, informative, sometimes irreverent, but never boring! Tune in Wednesdays at 7 AM/PT, 10 AM/ET to The Kathryn Zox Show be a part of Kathryn’s lively interviews on wealth, health, kids, divorce, travel, menopause, recipes, diets, and relationships. Serious and not so serious topics include hair loss, weight gain, face lifts, obsession, and rejection and even male contraception. That’s the Kathryn Zox Show, right here on VoiceAmerica Variety.

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Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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