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.
AirTalk dives into latest news on the Hill, including Sen. John McCain's comeback to cast his vote for repealing the Affordable Care Act, plus the GOP's move to eliminate a division of the Congressional Budget Office. We also debate the practice of civil asset forfeiture; parse through a stunning report of NFL players' brains showing chronic traumatic encephalopathy; money can buy happiness?; and more.
AirTalk explores USC's response to an investigation into the clandestine exploits of the University's former medical school dean. We also get the latest on Kushner's Russia hearing; speak with a stand-up comedian who scored a show on Comedy Central with his killer impersonation of Donald Trump; and more.
AirTalk starts with breaking news of Press Secretary Sean Spicer's resignation this morning and the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director. We also ask listeners to share how their views of O.J. Simpson have evolved over the years after being granted parole yesterday; review this week's new releases on FilmWeek; and more.
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