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AirTalk for February 1, 2013

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Philippine president wants to cut ties with US, should LAUSD permit after-school Satan club & TGI-FilmWeek!

Philippine President Duterte announced that he wants to sever ties with the U.S. – but what, exactly, does that mean?; potential flooding could spell bad news for L.A. River restoration plans; LAUSD rejected an after-school Satan club in an elementary school – was this the right decision?; plus, Larry and KPCC film critics review ‘Jack Reacher,’ ‘Moonlight’ and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

The final presidential debate, Prop 60's controversy over condoms & a window into Jewish humor

We dive into analysis of the third and final presidential debate - the candidates who began the evening without a handshake were asked about SCOTUS, immigration reform, their latest campaign scandals, and more - and what exactly did Trump mean about Florida?; the controversy over Prop 60's mandate to use condoms in adult films; and a chat with KQED's FORUM host Michael Krasny, a veteran of Jewish wit and humor.

Should police be on school campuses, the fight against robocalls & how Ang Lee's movie-making experiment might change cinema

According to a new ACLU study, many CA school districts outsource disciplinary action to police, to negative effect – is there value to police presence on campus?; we check in with LAPD Chief Beck on reforms and transparency demands; the latest on the FCC’s task force to fight robocalls; and Ang Lee's new film was shot at 120 frames-per-second - what that means for movie storytelling.

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