AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

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AirTalk for October 16, 2002

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Special Education Ruling

Host Larry Mantle talks to LAUSD Associate Superintendent of Special Education, Donnalyn Anton about recent policy changes affecting L.A.'s Special Education campuses.

China’s Underground Christians

Larry Mantle talks with Orange County Register’s John Gittelsohn about his three-part series that takes an in-depth look at the persecution of Christians in China and how Southern California Christians are attempting to influence religious practice there.

T.V. Animation Roundtable

Larry Mantle talks with animation critic Charles Solomon, Cartoon Network’s Linda Simensky, and animators Steve Hillenburg (creator of “Spongebob Squarepants,”) and Joe Murray (creator of “Rocko’s Modern Life,” about what’s new in television animation today.

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