Patt Morrison

<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California. Hosted by

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Patt Morrison For February 9, 2012

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Is anyone happy with California’s mortgage settlement?

At last, after 16 months, we have a mortgage settlement between five major banks and the states’ attorneys general. But while it seems like a big number, $26 billion is, relatively, not very much.

Teachers' union accuses LAUSD of mishandling Miramonte scandal

UTLA's president said he'd been told LAUSD's decision to transfer the entire Miramonte staff was permanent. LAUSD Superintendent Deasy fiercely rebuffed the allegation on KPCC.
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Is a shorter NBA season a better NBA season?

In ’98-’99 – the last time the National Basketball Association faced a lockout – the resulting shortened 50-game season led to a several-year ratings slump. Basketball experts were expecting a similar situation when this year’s season finally began on Christmas Day after another protracted labor dispute.
Activists Protest Supreme Court Decision On Corporate Political Spending
“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty.
Apple's New iPhone 4s Goes On Sale
Apple’s iPhone is the most profitable handheld device on the market, right? Wrong, at least for mobile service providers. The iPhone is unquestionably profitable for Apple, but the top three wireless carriers, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint, are all taking notable earnings hits because of high subsidy fees they pay Apple to carry the white-hot device.

Recent Episodes from Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

Broadcasting live from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, we check up on how President Obama's speech checks out. And Hollywood's been at the DNC – actors Richard Schiff and Beau Bridges riff on that enduring connection. Also, Comedy Congress’ big wrapup in Charlotte – Diane Sawyer talks about her age and Mike Dukakis talks about what ifs.

Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

It’s old home day at the Democratic Convention... that is, if your home is California. The Golden State’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu, and actor Richard Schiff, he is of "The West Wing" and a new political show called "Chasing the Hill." Plus, a post game analysis of former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic troops.

Patt Morrison for September 5, 2012

We’ll hear the First Lady’s speech but what does her body language say? We’ll be reading it. And, what party muckety mucks are keeping away from President Obama and staying home from the Democrats’ big dance? We’ll do the Charlotte two step.

Patt Morrison for September 4, 2012

How do the conventions look to the rest of the world? And how well do foreigners understand the electoral college? We’re polyglot with the foreign press in Charlotte. And, what did Nancy Pelosi tell Comedy Congress about Clint Eastwood and his chair?

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