The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
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The Madeleine Brand Show for August 4, 2011

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The father of Kelly Thomas, a homeless schizophrenic man who died after a confrontation with the Fullerton police, joins Madeleine. Is the NSA recruiting hackers to improve cyber security? We speak with Richard George, who heads the cyber defense side of the National Security Agency. Plus why Nike is getting into the surf business, and sports talk with Randy and Jason Sklar. TV critics learn why Breaking Bad may switch networks and details on the new Sheen-less Two and Half Men. And who's lobbying Congress's new supercommittee?