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.’ Next, does the new planet discovered by NASA’s Kepler telescope actually look like Earth? Later, FilmWeek and a look at a re-opened drive-in theatre.
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