The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
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The Madeleine Brand Show for February 29, 2012

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Resignations everywhere! First, in the world of politics - California Rep. David Dreier and Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe say they will not seek re-election. We'll hear why these Republicans are leaving Washington, D.C. Also, James Murdoch steps down as executive chairman of News Corp's newspapers. Will his announcement put an end to the hacking and bribery scandal that's engulfed Rupert Murdoch's publishing empire? Luke Burbank is here with Awesome/ Not Awesome. And writer Josh Bearman takes us into the strange world of the "Baghdad Country Club" - the only Green Zone bar.