Larry Mantle speaks with a panel of experts about gays in the military and the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. What is at the origin of this policy, and, now that it has been in effect for several years, what are the results of its application? Panelists: Marc Wolf, author of and actor in the show Another American: Asking and Telling; Aaron Belkin, Director of the Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military at UC Santa Barbara; Laura Miller, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UCLA; Melissa S. Embser-Herbert, miltary veteran and author of Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat: Gender, Sexuality and Women in the Military (New York University Press); and, Jay Williams, retired Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves and Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago.
Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, meanwhile recent polls show the Republican candidate to be only a few points behind Clinton; as part of NPR's new series, "A Nation Engaged," AirTalk will look at America's role in the world throughout this week’s programming; and swimming with dolphins may soon be a tourist attraction of the past.
An alt-righter and others explain the movement few of us had heard of before this week; college students around the country are reacting to a letter from The University of Chicago warning incoming freshman that so-called "trigger warnings" won't be tolerated; plus, Larry & KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this week’s new movie releases including a wide release horror called “Don’t Breathe."
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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