The jury has reached a verdict in the Bell trial. Five out of six former elected officials in Bell were convicted of abusing public funds by giving themselves high salaries. Victor Bello, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez, Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabal were found guilty on various counts, but Luis Artiga was found not guilty on all counts.
A heated protest against the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va. ended in the death of one counter-protester after a white nationalist drove his car into a crowd. AirTalk dives into how the conflict started; the ethics of publicly identifying the white nationalists photographed at the rally via social media; what is the white nationalist movement?; and more.
AirTalk explores the possibilities of back-channel diplomacy following news that the U.S. has been secretly in contact with North Korea as tensions continue to rise. We also look at the role of Snapchat in social media as it suffers major losses; review this week's movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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