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.
Debate over ‘Sanctuary cities’ has been shoved into the national spotlight after a 32-year-old woman was shot and killed last week while walking along San Francisco’s Pier 14 with her father. Also, as technological advances continue to impact our economy and the job market, what will the future of work look like in America? Then, a bill to help terminally ill patients end their lives will no longer be considered this year.
Greece resoundingly rejected continued economic austerity in Sunday’s referendum.. Also, with the Confederate Flag falling from favor across the country, a question has come to the fore: where is the line when it comes to glorifying or castigating historical figures? Then, the West's perception of women's lives in Iran is incomplete at best.
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high. Also, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reset the stakes and created a new test for whether interns should be paid. Then, the long 4th of July weekend is upon us. There’s no better time to get in your car and go somewhere. But where?
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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