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AirTalk for December 6, 2013

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South African National Congress President Nelson Mandela addresses in 1990.
After a lifetime of activism, Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black, democratically elected president, will be laid to rest on December 15 in his native home of Qunu. As the once divided Rainbow Nation mourns the loss of the man known affectionately by his clan name, Madiba, the impact of Mandela's life is being felt worldwide.
25th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - Show

'Sun City': The anti-apartheid song remembered

American musician Steven Van Zandt wrote and co-produced the 1985 anti-apartheid song and album “Sun City.” We'll talk to Van Zandt about the inspiration of his songs and why he thought it necessary to record the song at the time.
US Congressional Leaders Honor Nelson Mandela On His 95th Birthday

A congresswoman's career defining work

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, (D-CA) takes time to reflect on the loss of “one of the most impressive figures of the 20th century.” Waters talks about her part in the divestment movement, calling her efforts during the anti-apartheid movement the defining work of her career.
General Views Of Johannesburg -2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

Memories from the apartheid in South Africa

Reverend Kelvin Sauls shares his memories of what it was like growing up in South Africa during the apartheid.
California Campuses Hold Walkouts And Rallies To Protest Education Cuts
We talk to an early organizer of the divestiture movement and anti-apartheid demonstrations at UC Berkeley. Students, celebrities, elected officials and church organizations demonstrated and led some universities, including UC Berkeley to divest in companies that were doing business with South Africa.
AFI FEST 2013 Presented By Audi Screening Of "Out Of The Furnace" - Red Carpet
Larry is joined by KPCC critics Peter Rainer, Lael Loewenstein and Charles Solomon to review this week's releases, including Out of the Furnace, Inside Llewyn Davis, Narco Cultura and more! TGI-FilmWeek!
New York City Celebrates The 83rd Annual Academy Awards
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduced a new rule last year aimed at limiting the number of qualifying Documentary Feature Category films, which is now at a record high.

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