AirTalk for April 22, 2014

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in cases involving broadcast TV and political campaign lies. We'll discuss the latest. Then, will powdered alcohol soon be for sale? Later, we explore speculation that Oscar Pistorius hired an acting coach to bolster his performance on the stand.

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