AirTalk for May 22, 2002

L.A. County Health Services, Possible Layoffs?

Larry Mantle talks with L.A. County Chief Administrative Officer David Janssen, and the director of L.A. County Department of Health Services, Dr. Thomas Garthwaite, about his recommendation that the department may be laying off more than 5,000 employees due to state and federal cutbacks.

The State Budget

Larry Mantle discusses Governor Gray Davis' state budget and its proposed cuts and tax increases with budget reporter, John Hill, from The Sacramento Bee, California State Senate Republican leader, James Brulte, and Chief Deputy of the State Department of Finance, Betty Yee.

California History

Larry Mantle talks with Dr. Kevin Starr about his new sixth volume in his Americans and the California Dream series, Embattled Dreams (Oxford University Press), that chronicles 1940's California, the war years, and its aftermath.
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