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AirTalk for July 5, 2013

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Egyptian President Morsi Ousted In Military Coup
With former President Mohamed Morsi now properly deposed and placed under house arrest, many questions remain for the future of Egyptian governance.
UCLA Campus

Diversity at the University of California in decline?

Enrollments of black and Latino students at the top two University of California campuses – UCLA and Berkeley – have dropped significantly since the passage of Prop 209, which ban the use of race, sex, or ethnicity in state hiring and college admissions decisions.
Meet The Minions From "Despicable Me 2"
Larry and KPCC critics Claudia Puig, Henry Sheehan, and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including The Lone Ranger, Despicable Me 2, The Way, Way Back and more. Also, the Academy added 276 more people to its roster, hoping to add diversity by bringing in more women and minorities. Will these additions affect the Oscars? TGI-Filmweek!

Which movies have unforgettable computer graphics?

In “Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation,” animator Tom Sito details the history of animation. From medical imagery to film and from PONG to Avatar, Sito’s book covers how animation and computer graphics has developed over the past 50 years. Which CG movies made an impression on you? Which movie has the best graphics? Which one has the worst?

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