AirTalk for February 28, 2002

CityBeat with New Times L.A. Columnist Jill Stewart

Host Larry Mantle speaks with New Times L.A. Columnist Jill Stewart.

Orange County Edition

Host Larry Mantle talks with Chris Reed of the Orange County Register about the Orange County primary election.

Randall Kennedy's New Book

It is one of the most explosive words in the English Language. It has been used to insult, and it has ended careers. Larry Mantle talks with author and Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy about his new book, Nigger (Pantheon Books), that explores the evolution, essence, and power of the "n" word.

FilmWeek

Host Larry Mantle together with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International and Henry Sheehan of the Orange County Register discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: We Were Soldiers, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Monsoon Wedding, and Wendigo. Charles Solomon, animation critic of amazon.com pays tribute to the late animation director Chuck Jones and gives his take on the Academy Award nominations for Best Short Film, both animated and live action. The critics also share their reactions to the Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
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