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With the affirmative consent bill now in effect across California colleges and universities, how should you approach your college-bound teen about it? Also, we examine the impact that New York Governor Mario Cuomo has had on American politics. Then, join us for Filmweek as we look at a new Obama biopic that is slated to explore Barack and Michelle’s beginnings in Chicago.
With several laws set to go into effect on January 1, 2015, what are the priorities and focus of the Legislature for the new year? Also, the LAPD is warning drivers of tow truck "bandits" towing cars from accident scenes and holding them for a hefty ransom. Then, thawing Cuban relations, Sony hacks or ebola outbreaks? What was the biggest news story of 2014?
The shooting of a mentally ill black man, Ezell Ford, by LAPD officers has led local civil rights figures to speak out about the use of deadly force. Also, the world of sports writing has long been a male-dominated field of journalism, though it’s significantly more common to find a female beat writer today than it was in 1979 when Lisa Saxon got her start. Then, has LA arrived with a New Year’s party befitting its megalopolis status?
Several shots were fired at a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car in South Los Angeles in what cops called an “unprovoked attack.” Also, the wait for driverless car sales in California will continue. Then, author Barry Day delves into the life of literary great Raymond Chandler.
AirTalk is on Holiday Break! Please stay tuned for previous content, and tune in tomorrow, December 25, 2014 from 12:00-1:00 PM PST to hear Filmweek. Also, remember to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Happy Holidays from Larry Mantle and the entire AirTalk Team!
A gun smuggling plot that resulted in more than 150 firearms being flown on commercial airliners from Atlanta to New York City is being called one of the worst airline security breaches since 9/11. Also, how does Europe's recent ruling on obesity being considered a disability impact U.S. policy? Then, film critics review this week's theater and DVD releases.