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AirTalk for November 8, 2013

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Is an Iran nuclear deal within reach?

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva today to hammer out an interim nuclear agreement with Iran. Kerry’s presence is spurring speculation that a deal was imminent, but he told reporters that there are still many obstacles that need to be resolved before an agreement could be reached.
President Obama apologized yesterday to Americans who are being dropped from their current insurance plans because the plans don’t meet the standard for the new health care law.

The First 10 years of Story Corps

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.
Chris Hemsworth Attends 'Thor' Photocall
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon to review this week’s releases, including Thor: The Dark World, The Book Thief, The Wind Rises and more! TGI-FilmWeek!
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Hosts An Official Academy Members Screening Of "Gravity"

Required viewing: holiday films preview

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.

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