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21 Nov 2017

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Join Larry Mantle weekdays for lively and in-depth discussions of Los Angeles and Southern California news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts and more. More AirTalk at www.kpcc.org.

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    Week in Politics: North Korea, sexual harassment claims in DC and Sacramento, more

    AirTalk walks you through this week’s political news, including President Trump’s intention to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror and Al Franken’s second accuser of sexual misconduct. We also speak with a Manson family member after the murderous cult leader died Sunday; what would you do if a close friend or longtime colleague is accused of sexual misconduct?; and more.

  • Posted on 20 Nov 2017

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    Should Franken and Moore be ousted? Accountability, personal values and the most pragmatic path forward

    After Sen. Al Franken was accused of sexual harassment, many Democrats are struggling with the same dilemma Republicans face regarding Roy Moore: follow ethics and call for his resignation, or support him because he’ll vouch for their values in office? We also review this week’s releases on FilmWeek; are smart toys changing how children interact with humans?; and more.

  • Posted on 17 Nov 2017

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    New regulations for CA law enforcement to prevent racial profiling – but are they practical?

    In an attempt to curb racial profiling, California law enforcement officers will begin to collect demographic data from all drivers and pedestrians they pull over. We debate the pro's and con's, as well as the practicalities, of the endeavor. We also look into the current challenges the NFL faces; update listeners on the House's tax plan, set to come to a vote today; and more.

  • Posted on 16 Nov 2017

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    Is the NorCal shooting a textbook case for how schools should handle similar incidents?

    When a gunman opened fire on a Rancho Tehama elementary school, the school's lockdown and classroom protocol helped prevent extensive injuries and loss of lives. We discuss the influence of the security measures used. We also mull over the proposal of an all-online community college in California; consider future discipline the UCLA basketball players arrested in China may face; and more.

  • Posted on 15 Nov 2017

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    As Weinstein, Spacey seek treatment post-scandals, examining the efficacy of sex rehab

    AirTalk debates the effectiveness of sex addiction treatment after Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey entered the same rehab facility following multiple allegations of sexual assault. We also dive into the latest news out of D.C.; what are your questions for Scott Kelly, who has spent the most time of any astronauts living in space? and more.

  • Posted on 14 Nov 2017

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