Recently, Ward Connerly's Racial Privacy Initiative was certified to appear on ballot of the March 2004 statewide election. If passed by voters, the initiative would largely prohibit the State of California from collecting racial data from California citizens. Larry Mantle explores the pros and cons with initiative author and UC Regent Ward Connerly; USC demographer Dowell Myers; and, LA County Disease Control Director Dr. Shirley Fannin.
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
AirTalk continues its election coverage with a preview of Tuesday's primaries and analysis of Cruz and Kasich's deal to defeat Trump; Larry Mantle remembers KPCC's Morning Edition host, Steve Julian and journalist and author, Greg O'Brien, talks about the impact of documenting his struggle with Alzheimer's.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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