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AirTalk for March 1, 2013

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President Obama Makes Statement On The Sequestration

No deal to end sequester

After a brief meeting this morning between President Obama and Congressional leaders, the parties emerged resolved that there will be no deal to avoid $85 billion in budget cuts under the moniker of “sequestration.”
Military Airship

Sequester’s impact on local defense contractors

How could cuts to aerospace technology affect research and development or military technology? Should sequestration cuts be more calculated, or are indiscriminate cuts the only fair solution?
Jungle Gym
Harbor Gateway is building small pocket parks. The primary purpose of these parks is not to provide recreation but an attempt to drive out the city's sex offenders.
Premiere Of New Line Cinema's "Jack The Giant Slayer" - Red Carpet
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Peter Rainer to review the week’s new film releases including Jack the Giant Slayer, 21 & Over, The End of Love, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

A history of Hollywood background actors

You may not notice them, but they’re there. Background actors are one of the many aspects of filmmaking that makes a movie seem realistic. Even though everyone in the audience is there to see the famous actor in the foreground, it is the extras, bit players and stand-ins who take a film to the next level by creating a world for the main characters to live in.

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