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AirTalk for November 15, 2012

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Film Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer portrays actors’ actor John Barrymore

Christopher Plummer joins Larry to talk about immersing himself in the mind of an actor who is hoping to triumph in the role of a lifetime – for the second time.
A view of a box of 10 Hostess Twinkies i

Poll: No more Twinkies? Hostess says it will close (UPDATED)

Hostess has said that the strike could be the end of the already-struggling company. If it follows through, it would mean the loss of almost 18,000 jobs.
Community College Chancellor
How will the new chancellor go about rehabilitating California’s community colleges? Will there be enough classes, funds and opportunities to go around?
East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

When disaster strikes, what is the federal responsibility?

Is it fair to ask residents of low-risk states to fund a program that predominantly serves states with regular, predictable natural events?
2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Pink Carpet Arrivals
Is Judge Rubinson justified in throwing out the charges brought against photographer Paul Raef? Does the anti-paparazzi law need to be modified?

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