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 February 6, 2012

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Violence in Syria escalates and the Obama administration closes the U.S. Embassy in Damascus. The Atlantic's Steve Clemons joins the show with the latest. Fallout continues after news broke that two teachers at Miramonte Elementary School were accused of lewd acts against children. Criminologist Casey Jordan joins the show to explain the challenges of prosecuting cases witnessed by children. Parrots - everywhere! Madeleine talks with ornithologist Kimball Garrett about the habits of the noisy birds in the San Gabriel. And, what makes a marriage last? UCLA professors say it all boils down to one word: commitment.