AirTalk for February 12, 2002

The Academy Award Nominations

Larry Mantle takes listener comments and reactions to the Academy Award nominations announced earlier this morning.

Journalist John Sack

Distinguished journalist John Sack discusses his recent trip to Afghanistan and his experiences there. Sack also spent twelve years fearlessly shadowing and befriending the most powerful crime lord in the Chinese Mafia, Johnny Kon, who he profiles in his new book The Dragonhead (Crown Books).

Decline of the Telecom Industry

Larry Mantle discusses why there is a lack of profitability in the telecom sector with Los Angeles Times senior economics editor, James Flanagan.
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