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.
AirTalk provides a recap of Trump's speech at the U.N. this morning, where he expressed noteably aggressive rhetoric regarding North Korea and Iran. We also dive into the details of LA Metro's plan to launch its own ridesharing service; talk to a psychologist whose new study shows teenagers are in no rush to grow up; and more.
AirTalk parses through the city Planning Commission’s newest guidelines for where marijuana can be sold in Los Angeles ahead of its legalization next year. We also get an update from Sacramento on the bills to be voted on before tonight’s deadline; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
AirTalk debates the ever-present conflict between restricting hate speech and protecting free speech after UC Berkeley reported 46 percent of California voters think the state has gone too far in allowing white nationalist demonstrations. We also dive into the controversy surrounding ESPN’s handling of an anchor’s anti-Trump tweet; what happened when President Trump met with Democratic leaders about DACA last night?; and more.
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