John Rabe talks with travel experts and columnists for Westways Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman about the latest travel news, including Valentine's Day getaways, a California state park to visit for African-American history month, trips for Chinese New Year, and Paul and Elizabeth's experiences in London when covering the festivities for the Queen's Jubilee.
Guest host John Rabe together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine and Andy Klein of New Times L.A. discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Collateral Damage, Rollerball, Scotland,PA, Shiri, and a revisit of Monster's Ball. Peter also talks about his trip to the Miami film festival.
President Obama has secured enough votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal. Also, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is now refusing to issue marriage licenses entirely, to avoid having to issue one to a gay or lesbian couple. Then, without solitary confinement, how will California prisons control gang members?
Pope Francis will allow priests to forgive women who've had abortions. Also, in his first bid for the U.S. presidency, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won eight states and the Iowa Caucuses. How is Huckabee’s campaign different this time around? Then, 18-year-old Michelle Carter is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge for allegedly convincing her former boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to kill himself last summer.
On the day that LAPD lapel cameras make their debut, we talk about the ratcheting-up of tensions between cops and activists. Also, the AP is bringing legal action against the FBI after a sting operation that involved impersonating an AP journalist and creating a false AP news story as part of a sting operation. Then, how has the tone of immigration debate changed over the decades? All that and more, on today's AirTalk.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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