AirTalk for October 7, 2015

First, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his comments that he would try to overwhelm a shooter and "would not just stand there" in a mass shooting attack. Then, Gov. Brown yesterday signed what’s being called the nation’s toughest equal pay law based on gender. Also, we listen to Larry Mantle and guests speak about "microagressions" at UC Irvine, as part of the #AT30 tour.
Ben Carson Holds Town Hall Meeting In New Hampshire

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AirTalk for August 25, 2015

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AirTalk for August 21, 2015

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AirTalk for August 20, 2015

An unprecedented, class action lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District could have a big impact on schools across the country. Also, what would happen if Los Angeles police only pulled people over for imminently dangerous road behaviors? Then, at the next stop of its #AT30 tour, AirTalk discusses "Authenticity and gentrification: The future of identity in Santa Ana and beyond" at the Discovery Cube in Santa Ana.

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Should Uber and Lyft be able to pick up passengers at LAX? Also, Donald Trump has created a sentiment around immigration that seems to have shifted the terms of the primary race and the focus of the conversation to a topic many of the other Republican candidates desperately wanted to avoid. Then, what would happen of Los Angeles police only pulled people over for imminently dangerous road behaviors?

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According to a new study, kids who vape are 4x more likely to smoke tobacco. Also, for the third time since 2010, a little pink pill that purports to increases sexual desire in women is up for approval from the FDA. Then, in “We Believe the Children,” writer Richard Beck examines the various forces at work in the McMartin preschool trial that helped fanned the hysteria of child sexual abuse across the country.