The Department of Defense has financed research and development for defense technologies for a half-century. What is behind the Pentagon's outside solicitation of innovative anti-terrorist technologies? Larry Mantle will discuss this issue as well as other new technological approaches to dealing with terrorism.
Nursing home care is arguably better than ever, but many seniors still cannot stomach the idea of losing their independence. Join Larry Mantle as he talks with experts, Elinor Ginzler and Michelle Plauche, about the latest alternatives to nursing home care, including at-home care, day care, and assisted living. How do they work, what do they cost, and what's covered by Medicare, Medical and insurance plans?
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."
A new, thought provoking study from UCI suggests our fears about leaving children alone are based much more on moral judgement about neglectful parents than on actual dangers faced by an unattended child; JPL scientists now believe there might not be as much flowing water on Mars as we thought; education experts break down the mission and efficacy of LAUSD's expanded magnet program; Plus, funk legend George Clinton stops by ahead of his September 17th concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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