It appears that one of Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaeda top commanders has been apprehended in Pakistan. What might be his punishment if found to have played a role in the September 11th attacks? Larry Mantle discusses the Pentagon's new rules for military tribunals with Evan Gerstman, assistant professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University.
Larry Mantle hosted five of the nation's most respected film critics to discuss The "A" List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films. Henry Sheehan formerly of the Orange County Register, Peter Rainer of New York Magazine, Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times, David Ansen of Newsweek and, Richard Schickel of Time joined Larry for a special live taping in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Public Library. A special Thank You! from everyone at FilmWeek to all who were able to attend this special event.
The Trump administration is reportedly contemplating ways to repeal DACA; with the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Japanese Internment Executive Order coming up on Sunday, we look back and remember; plus, Larry and film critics review the week’s latest releases, including “A Cure for Wellness” and “The Great Wall.” TGI-FilmWeek!
Almost 24 hours after Gen. Flynn’s resignation, it was alleged that Trump’s campaign had repeated contact with senior Russian intelligence - we dive into what's going on; police have detained a woman for the alleged assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un; we check in with LAPD Chief Beck on policing undocumented immigrants; and more.
National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn resigned Monday – what happened and who will fill his position?; the Oroville dam incident begs a look at the history of dam failures in SoCal; and whether it’s the statue of limitations or curling up in the feeble position, we want to hear your uses and misuses of common phrases; and more.
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