AirTalk for August 24, 2001


The use of the drug ecstasy is exploding, crossing ethnic and class lines. Larry Mantle talks with drug experts Marsha Rosenbaum, Director of the San Francisco office of the Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation, and Charles S. Grob, Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, about ecstacy's range of physical and physiological responses, usage patterns and the increasing violence surrounding the drug.


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: Bubble Boy, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars, Maybe Baby, 101 Reykjavik, Summer Catch, Tortilla Soup, and Captain Corelli's Mandolin.
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