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 June 27, 2012

Segments From This Episode

Chairman Issa cuts off microphone of Democrat
The discovery of two semiautomatic rifles being tracked by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) at the murder scene of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in Peck Canyon, Arizona on December 14, 2010 eventually led to one of the biggest government scandals in recent history… or so we were led to believe by CBS News, Fox News, CNN, The New York Times, and others.
Nick Saban Press Conference Following BCS National Championship
Are you ready for some football… playoffs? After years of anticipation, controversy and the gnashing of teeth, college football will finally have a playoff to determine its champion.
History is shaped by many, but perhaps even more so by journalists and members of the media, whose choices about what stories to follow and questions to ask influence much of public dialogue (like it or not).
The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit

Is the Roberts court the most partisan Supreme Court in history?

This week, the Supreme Court handed down a controversial judgment on Arizona’s SB1070, and is expected to rule on the Affordable Care Act in the coming days.
Nora Ephron

Remembering Nora Ephron

She was the writer behind When Harry Met Sally and Julie and Julia, as well as the author of I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman. In her films, her books, and her life, Nora Ephron was unafraid to delve into topics that many didn’t want to consider – “women’s issues” like daily duties, money, romance, and divorce.

Dan Rather pulls no punches

Dan Rather served as the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, and the divorce wasn’t pretty.
Los Angeles Police Foundation's 10th Annual Fundraising Gala

Ask the Chief

L.A.’s top cop Chief Charlie Beck was back on the program today to talk about the latest issues surrounding the Los Angeles Police Department.

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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