Can you quote a speech from President Van Buren, name the Polk Doctrine, or think of a scandal or success from the Fillmore, Pierce, Hayes, or Arthur administrations? These men are Roosevelt's and Reagan's compared to President Franklin Marshall.
KPCC's Frank Stoltze is talking with voters about the issues that motivate them in the voting booth, and tells Off-Ramp host John Rabe about what he learned at Philippe's French Dip when he spent the morning there.
Dr. Foster was a black man on his way to LA. He'd just left the South, but not segregation, and as one sympathetic motel owner told him, "If we let you in, all the other motel owners would ostracize us."
After 18 years and 78 days sentenced to death in an Arkansas prison, Damien Echols was released after new evidence cleared his name. KPCC's Patt Morrison talked with Echols about his own side of the story.
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