The Madeleine Brand Show for February 8, 2012

The making of "Rampart" - film director Oren Moverman explains

Director Oren Moverman joins the show to talk about his new film, "Rampart." It's set in 1999 Los Angeles and stars Woody Harrelson as bad cop Dave Brown.
Rick Santorum Attends Missouri Primary Night Event

What GOP turnout can tell us about the 2012 Election

Some primaries and caucuses are over, and in many contests turnout was lower than in years past, does this mean the GOP can expect an enthusiasm gap in November?

Backlash against staff changes at Miramonte Elementary

Staff replacement at Miramonte Elementary met mixed response from students and parents. Madeleine speaks with KPCC's education reporter, Vanessa Romo.
Occupy Oakland Holds March And Rally

Occupy Oakland's militancy threatens city's public image

While L.A. deals with the aftermath of the Occupy protests, other cities such as Oakland have remained embroiled in conflict.
Werner Herzog

Awesome/Not Awesome with Luke Burbank

Luke Burbank, host of the podcast Too Beautiful to Live, joins Madeleine for his regular analysis of the Awesome/Not Awesome news items of the the week.

Former LAPD officer accused of revenge murder

Former LAPD officer Stephanie Lazarus has been charged with the murder of her ex-husband's lover, allegedly using her law enforcement knowledge to cover up the crime.
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