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 March 26, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act turns two in court

The Obama administration goes to trial today in front of the Supreme Court to defend its Affordable Care Act, which – beginning in 2014 – will require that every individual purchase health insurance.
Audubon's Birds of America Is Auctioned At Christie's

Super PAC plutocracy: can rich dudes buy an election?

As the Republican presidential primary race continues, campaign financing by way of Super PACs is increasingly becoming a hot issue among donors and critics alike.

“Bully” provides an intimate look at lives of youth

It seems that one hears about a tragic case of bullying on the news all too often these days. Anyone who has been bullied can understand the anxiety felt by the children at the center of the documentary “Bully.
San Francisco Sees Rise In Residential Construction Projects As Tech Sector Grows

Can we silence the sounds of the city?

City dwellers have come to accept the cacophony of sounds that make up a city - cars, motorcycles and garbage trucks, barking dogs, helicopters, the neighbors’ crying baby or teenage drum prodigy – as a necessary evil.

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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