Patt Morrison for May 10, 2006

AG's Race - Candidate Jerry Brown

As head of the Department of Justice, the Attorney General is the state's top law enforcement official and lawyer for the government. The agency represents the state in civil and criminal matters and is the lead prosecutor on all appeals of death penalty sentences in California. Edmund G. 'Jerry' Brown, three-time presidential candidate, former Governor of California, and current mayor of Oakland, is one of two candidates running for the Democratic nomination in the June primaries. He faces Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo. Mayor Brown joins Patt Morrison in studio to discuss his bid to become the next Attorney General.

What's For Dinner?

According to author Michael Pollan, America has a "national eating disorder." With the mass of contradictory diet books, ever-changing government standards, new research debunking old ways of thinking (chocolate, red wine - good for you or not?), what exactly are we eating anymore? In his latest book, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Pollan looks at where our food is coming from - from source to final meal - to answer why we consume what we do and how the American meal got so complicated.
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