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.
USA Today’s editorial board made an unprecedented move to advise the public against voting for Trump – we take a look at how they came to the decision; A geologist explains how the Salton Sea quake swarm could have triggered ‘the big one’; Colombian citizens vote Sunday on a peace treaty to end the FARC conflict – can the treaty be effective? Plus KPCC film critics join Larry Mantle to talk about this week’s releases.
We discuss the disturbing video footage of a North Hollywood man kidnapping a woman in broad daylight and potential bystander apathy; the year-to-year increase in unruly passenger behavior on airplanes; what Prop HHH would mean for LA's homeless; plus, maybe the secret to marriage is not marriage at all - but cohabiting?
Today on AirTalk, the impact of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's threat to cut ties with Russia on ending Syrian civil war; a look at the dynamic of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton interrupting one another in Monday's debate; and how historical buildings in Los Angeles can keep pace with the march of progress.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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