AirTalk for April 18, 2014

Pasadena City College has dis-invited screenwriter and gay rights activist Dustin Lance Black to speak at graduation after some controversy. Then, LAUSD suspended a science teacher due to student science fair projects dubbed ‘imitation weapons.’ Later, FilmWeek and a look at a re-opened drive-in theater in LA.
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AirTalk for March 31, 2014

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AirTalk for March 28, 2014

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AirTalk for March 27,2014

Senator Leland Yee was indicted on public corruption charges yesterday. How will this impact state politics? National Labor Relations Board ruled yesterday that college football players at Northwestern have the right to unionize. How could this change college football and other sports? Later, President Jimmy Carter joins Larry to discuss his new book "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.”

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AirTalk for March 26, 2014

California Senator Leland Yee has been indicted on public corruption charges, according to reports from the San Jose Mercury News. The White House has announced an extension to the deadline. Why isn't Covered California issuing a similar extension? Later, why are some colleges providing funding for students to take a "gap year?"

AirTalk for March 25, 2014

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the Hobby Lobby case today. Do corporations have religious rights? How is social networking changing to accommodate privacy and anonymity? Later, KPCC reporter Elizabeth Aguilera joins Larry to discuss women and alcohol use.