AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

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AirTalk for August 17, 2001

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The Migration of the California Gray Whale

Larry Mantle talks with critically acclaimed environmental journalist and author Dick Russell about his new book, Eye of the Whale: Epic Passage From Baja to Siberia (Simon & Schuster), that highlights the California gray whale, the species that inspired the global whale-watching industry.

FilmWeek

Larry Mantle together with critics Andy Klein and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: American Outlaws, Rat Race, All Over the Guy, Under the Sun, and Band of Outsiders.

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