In 2003, radio producer Dave Isay founded StoryCorps to capture the American voice. He wanted to give all Americans the chance to preserve and share their stories with others. Since its inceptions, two trailers have traveled all across the country listening, and gathering stories from people. So far the team has collected over 45,000 stories. Our Airtalk host, Larry Mantle shared in a conversation with David about the power of the human bond and the connection in these stories.
It’s two months away from the new year, but Hollywood is already gearing up for what’s going to happen in 2014. The Golden Globes is taking place in January and the Oscars follows a couple months later. In the next couple of months, movie studios big and small will roll out with their award hopefuls.
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high. Also, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reset the stakes and created a new test for whether interns should be paid. Then, the long 4th of July weekend is upon us. There’s no better time to get in your car and go somewhere. But where?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will block enforcement of new measures that make it easier to dismantle homeless encampments. Also, Covered California will collect data on prescriptions, doctor visits and hospital stays, a move that has stirred serious concerns about data protection and privacy. Then, has hitchhiking become obsolete in today’s America?
The Supreme Court is now slated to revisit the issue of mandatory union fees for non-union members. Also, Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law one of the toughest school vaccine restrictions in the country. Then, the Los Angeles district attorney announced Monday that a team of veteran prosecutors will begin reviewing wrongful conviction claims from state prisoners who present new evidence of their innocence.
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