The Madeleine Brand Show for July 19, 2012

Russia's Ambassador to the United Nation

Looking for an endgame in post-Assad Syria

After Syrian rebels bombed a high level security meeting in the capital Damascus Wednesday, rumors were swirling that the Syrian leader Bashar al Assad was injured or missing.
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The situation in Syria is already so dangerous that most of the Western reporters covering the conflict are doing so from outside the country - either on the Turkish border or from Beirut.
Members of MoveOn.org protest on July 13

Congressional leaders don't release tax returns

Presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 2010 tax returns, and an estimate of his taxes for last year.
Grand opening
There is a new 12,000 square foot exhibition at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley called Disney Treasures.
Japan v Australia - International Friendly

Sklarbros on sports: Olympic inequality

Comedians Randy and Jason Sklar, hosts of the podcast Sklarbro Country and History Channel's "The United Stats of America," join the show to discuss the latest in sports.
Comedian Maria Bamford joins Madeleine Brand in studio for a discussion about her guest appearance on tonight's episode of the FX show "Louie" and her career in comedy.
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