AirTalk for November 15, 2002

Los Angeles County Healthcare Funding Crisis

The passage of Measure B on November 5th will prevent the immediate closure of two county hospitals but will not solve the funding shortage facing LA County’s hospitals and clinics. Host Larry Mantle talks with Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, LA County Supervisor, 2nd District, Michael Cousinseau , Research Associate Professor of Public Administration in the Department of Family Medicine at the USC Keck School of Medicine, Margie Martinez, Executive Director of the Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Medical Clinic, and Annelle Grajeda, General Manager of SEIU Local 660, representing 50,000 county workers, 19,000 of which work in health care about the county’s unresolved health care funding crisis.

FilmWeek

Larry Mantle with critics Jean Oppenheimer of New Times and the returning Lael Lowenstein of Variety review this week's new film releases, including Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, The Way Home, Ararat, El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Interview With the Assassin, Daughter From Danang, and Standing in the Shadows of Motown. Larry and the critics also discuss AFI Fest 2002 as well as the new video releases .
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