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AirTalk for November 18, 2011

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Natalie Woods

The mysterious death of Natalie Wood revisited

The Los Angeles County sheriff's office is reopening the investigation into the death of Natalie Wood thirty years ago off Catalina Island, which was ruled an accident.
Mercer 9663

Should gun permits cross state lines?

Say you're a Utah gun owner with a concealed-carry permit issued in your home state. Should you be able to pack your weapon when you visit California?
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 - UK Premiere
KPCC film critics Andy Klein, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon join Larry to review the week’s new film releases, including The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, Happy Feet Two, The Descendants and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
US film director Woody Allen speaks to I

Woody Allen revealed as never before in PBS doc

He is a living icon: writer, director, actor, comedian and musician. Now Woody Allen steps out from behind the camera and out of character for a new three-and-a-half hour documentary – part of the PBS "American Masters" series.

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