AirTalk for September 7, 2001

Benjamin Franklin

Larry Mantle talks with Paul Zall, Huntington Library researcher and author of Franklin on Franklin (University Press of Kentucky) about Benjamin Franklin's youth in Boston, his early career in Philadelphia, his experiments in electricity, and his role in America's independence.

Movies on Demand

Join Larry Mantle as he talks with Kathryn Harris, Media Columnist for Bloomberg News, about the future of movies on demand.


Larry Mantle together with critics Lael Loewenstein of Boxoffice Magazine and Andy Klein and Jean Oppenheimer of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Rock Star, The Musketeer, Two Can Play That Game, Our Lady of the Assassins, Together, Down from the Mountain, Monkey's Mask, Sasayaki, and Deep in the Woods. Larry and guests also take time to remember the legendary critic, Pauline Kael.
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