AirTalk for August 28, 2015

On Monday, the LAPD rolls out the first batch of its brand new officer body cameras. Also, rents here are the most unaffordable in the nation and there are tens of thousands of homeless. There is a program out there that’s supposed to help people who can’t afford homes - Section 8. Then, for us mere mortals, there are four seasons in the year. For Hollywood, there’s a fifth -- Awards Season.
Police Dept. In Utah Town To Outfit Entire Force With Body Cameras

George Frey/Getty Images

Find an archived Episode:

Recently on AirTalk

OLY-2024-LOSANGELES

AirTalk for August 27, 2015

The LA City Council held off yesterday in approving LA's bid for the 2024 Olympic games. Also, as part of our series looking at presidential contenders, AirTalk dissects Wisconsin governor and GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker's campaign. Then, a twofer on the 2015 Emmy contenders for Unstructured Reality: ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’ and ‘Wahlburgers.'

AirTalk for August 26, 2015

The story is still developing out of Moneta, VA, where a reporter and cameraman at central Virginia's WDBJ TV were shot and killed on live TV while doing an interview at a local mall. Also, how do you know when it’s time to leave a perfectly good job? Then, the survival show, "Naked and Afraid," has paid off with an Emmy nom this year for Outstanding Unstructured Reality program.

US-HOUSING-MICRO UNIT NYC

AirTalk for August 25, 2015

The debate over affordable housing in Los Angeles county seems to be hitting a fever pitch. Also, he’s a political outsider. A straight shooter. And a GOP hopeful running to become the next President of the United States. His name is Ben Carson. Then, the controversial premise of A&E’s “Intervention,” a nightmarishly realistic portrayal of addiction recovery, may be what’s propelled the show to its 14th season.

FRANCE-TRAIN-ATTACK-US-BRITAIN-HONOUR

AirTalk for August 24, 2015

What is it that enables someone to face head on the risk of death or serious injury? Also, after the Ashley Madison hack, under what circumstances is it okay for the media to contact victims of a hack that illegally publicizes people’s private information? Then, a study out of the University of Denver finds that people who started dating in high school tend to have more productive romantic relationships later in life.

Presidential Candidates Stump At Iowa State Fair

AirTalk for August 21, 2015

Donald Trump continues his rise in GOP Presidential polls, but Jeb Bush is the solid number two. Also, the Pentagon evaluation renews its debate over closing the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Then, after negotiating another bailout deal, Alexis Tsipras resigned yesterday. How might this affect Greek's bailout deal?

AirTalk for August 20, 2015

An unprecedented, class action lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District could have a big impact on schools across the country. Also, what would happen if Los Angeles police only pulled people over for imminently dangerous road behaviors? Then, at the next stop of its #AT30 tour, AirTalk discusses "Authenticity and gentrification: The future of identity in Santa Ana and beyond" at the Discovery Cube in Santa Ana.