The 2002 Winter Olympics starts this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah, home of the Mormon religion. Guest host John Rabe takes a look at Mormonism, a mysterious but distinctly American faith whose influence has been quietly and steadfastly growing throughout the U.S. and the world with New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright.
Guest host John Rabe speaks with JPL project scientist, Dr. Michael Watkins, about his work mapping gravity. The project, known as the Grace Mission, will foster a better understanding of the ocean. John gets an update on the project, the goals, potential applications, how it will affect the world, and more.
Trump's proposed budget doesn't include federal funding for the West Coast earthquake early warning system project - what's the future of the project?; on the eve of Memorial Day weekend, we want to hear your stories of loved ones who served; plus, in the wake of Roger Moore's death, we want to hear about your favorite James Bond iteration; and more.
AirTalk dives into a decades-old debate to extend the 710 freeway before Metro votes today on a proposal that would scrap the idea. We'll also take a look at what Gov. Brown's budget means for the future CalPERS; what makes a successful business partnership?; a refresher on the Paris Accord; and more.
AirTalk debates an amendment proposed yesterday to diminish the UC system's autonomy, with changes that would allow the Legislature to fund the UC Office of the President and take away the UC president's voting rights. We also discuss new technology being used to test drivers for marijuana use across the state, the uptick in Americans working over 65, and more.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stops by AirTalk's studios for his regular check-in; an update on former CIA director John Brennan's testimony today; a partisan analysis of Trump's new budget plan; debating a new state bill that would implement sliding-scale traffic fines for low-income drivers; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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