Take Two for October 30, 2013

Sebelius Testifies At House Hearing On Failures Of Affordable Care Act Website

Who is being held responsible for Obamacare website issues?

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified about the problems with the federal government's healthcare website.
House Republicans Discuss Climate-Gate And Copenhagen Summit

Patriot Act backer says NSA spying went too far

For a look at how lawmakers are changing their views on the limits of surveillance, we're joined by Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for PRI's "The Takeaway."
Health Overhaul California
In August, Covered California projected that it would have 16,000 enrollment counselors ready by the end of the year. So far, there are only about 600.
William Mulholland,
William Mulholland was the chief engineer of the L.A. water department, a self-taught man who rose from ditch-digger to be one of the most powerful men in Los Angeles.

LA's water department casts its shadow over the Owens Valley

While folks here greeted the LA Aqueduct as an engineering marvel in 1913, ranchers and farmers in the Owens Valley called it a water grab. KPCC's Molly Peterson takes a look at how locals are reconciling that sometimes uncomfortable bond.
Los Angeles Clippers v Los Angeles Lakers

Sports Roundup: Lakers, Clippers and the World Series

The basketball battle of Los Angeles goes to an LA team and what's the most you'd shell out to have a front row seat to history? To help us answer these questions we're joined by Andy and Brian Kamenetzky, they've covered sports for ESPN and the L.A. Times.

Did surfer Carlos Burle just set a new big-wave record?

This week off the coast of Portugal, big wave surfer Carlos Burle seems to have broken the record for riding the biggest wave, more than 100 feet.

Is there really an impending global wine shortage?

A new report from Morgan Stanley has stoked fears of an impending global wine shortage. But before you rush out to clean out the shelves of your local BevMo, we want to get a sober opinion on the matter.
Wine Woes

Wine production makes wells run dry in Paso Robles

As vineyards proliferate around this farm town halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, residential wells are starting to go dry.
Boston Red Sox Workout

Boston bartender Paul Barry gears up for World Series patrons

Tonight the Red Sox have a chance to win the World Series at home in Fenway Park, right in front of their loyal fans for the first time in nearly 100 years. Now if you've ever thrown one back in the Boston area, you might know the name Paul Barry.

App Chat: Become a better driver using these digital tools

Joining me this week is Take Two producer Jacob Margolis. This week we're talking about car apps that make you a better driver.
Orson Wells and War of the Worlds

Looking back 75 years ago to War of the Worlds

Today is the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast.
Buffalo Bills v Cleveland Browns

Why do people get famous quotes wrong so often?

People constantly cite quotes that aren't quite right. For more on misquoting, we're joined by Fred Shapiro, editor of "The Yale Book of Quotations." He has spent years researching thousands of famous quotes throughout history, politics and pop culture.
Jimi Hendrix
There have been a number of documentaries about Jimi Hendrix's career, but a new PBS film looks back at his early life, and reveals a Hendrix that could be as shy offstage as he was flamboyant in front of a crowd.
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