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.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch faces bipartisan criticism of her private meeting with Bill Clinton; we look at the slew of gun bills passed by the California Legislature and outline the props that will be on the ballot in November; and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases. TGI-FilmWeek!
Boris Johnson backed out of running for prime minister today, we look at the reasons why and who could be the next leader; the Academy responds to #OscarsSoWhite by bumping the percentage of members of color from 8 percent to 11 percent; and a psychologist shares the pros and cons of being your child's friend
Foreign policy experts explain the newly-released Benghazi report; Would temporarily removing guns from those with temporary restraining orders alleviate gun violence?; and Stanford University researches have found an enormous water reservoir in California – will it save the parched Golden State from the drought?
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