AirTalk for August 3, 2001

Libraries and The Assault On Paper

Larry Mantle talks with Double Fold (Random House) author Nicholson Baker. Baker's book takes a look at the alarming systematic dismantling of huge numbers of rare books and newspapers under the guise of preservation. Also joining in the discussion, UCLA Resource Librarian Christopher Coleman.


Guest host John Rabe together with critics Andy Klein of New Times L.A. and Lael Lowenstein of Variety discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Thomas in Love, Rush Hour 2, The Princess Diaries, Apocalypse Now Redux, and Kiss of the Spider Woman.
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