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Dec 24, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Mike Madrid's on what New Year's resolutions California Republicans can make to save their party.

Nov 27, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with George P. Lakoff an American cognitive linguist and philosopher. 

Nov 20, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Das Williams, an American politician who currently serves as County Supervisor on the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.

Nov 13, 2018

 Patt Morrison talks with Mario T. Garcia a professor of History at UC Santa Barbara. Professor Garcia's new biography is about the amazing untold story of the Los Angeles sanctuary movement's champion, Father Luis Olivares.

Nov 6, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Yochai Benkler an author and the Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School.

Oct 30, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Leo Braudy about his most recent book Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds.

Leo Braudy is a professor at the University of Southern California, where he teaches 17th- and 18th century English literature, film history and criticism.

Oct 16, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Neil deGrasse Tyson an astrophysicist, and the author of "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military", about what role astrophysicists played in advancing military technology.

Oct 9, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Susan Orlean, author and staff writer for The New Yorker about her book  "The Library Book," the story of the Los Angeles Public Library fire, how it started, and how it ended.

Oct 2, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Caltech History Professor Nicolas Wey-Gomez about the odd legacy of Christopher Columbus. Nicolas Gomez is the author of The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies.

Sep 25, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Burt Bacharach about and American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer. Burt composes a music video plea to stop school shootings. He is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music.

Sep 18, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with former Secretary of Sate John Kerry about his thoughts on the approaching midterms, and President Trump. John Kerry, author of the book "Every Day Is Extra", tells the story of his remarkable American life.

 

Sep 4, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Eliyannah Amirah Yisreal about her love for the Harry Potter books.

 

Aug 28, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with immigration judge Ashley Tabaddor. Judge Tabaddor is the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, and talks about the rare step of making a labor grievance public.

Aug 21, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Tom Lutz an American writer and literary critic. Tom Lutz is the editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Lutz wrote a book called "Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America"

 

Aug 14, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with LA based graffiti and street artist Thrashbird. Thrashbird is known for his billboard takeovers, stencils and wheatpastes.

Aug 7, 2018

Patt Morrison talk with Dale Kunkel an expert on children's media topics, and the affects of television violence, sexual content, and advertising on young people.

Dale Kunkel talks about how the FCC deregulation could wipe out children's broadcast educational TV.

Jul 31, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Kimberly Reed an American film director and producer about her latest film Dark Money.  

Jul 17, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Boots Riley, an American rapper, producer, screenwriter and film director. Boots is the lead vocalist of The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. 

Riley is the writer and director of his first film Sorry to Bother you. 

Jul 10, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Bill Schneider an American journalist about New America and Old America. 

Bill Schneider has a new book called "Standoff : How America Became Ungovernable." For nearly 20 years he was CNN's political analyst.

Jul 3, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Fulbright Enrichment Coordinator Ann Kerr.

Ann Kerr has dedicated her professional life to cultivating an informed understanding of the Middle East Mong Americans.

Jun 26, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Doris Meissner former commissioner of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Doris Meissner is a Senior Fellow at Migration Policy Institute, where she directs the Institute's U.S. immigration policy work.

Jun 19, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Daniel P. Tokaji on whether the right to vote is a use-it-or-lose-it proposition.

Daniel Tokaji is a professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of law and Senior Fellow of Election Law. He teaches courses on Election Law, Constitutional Law, Federal Law, Civil Procedure, and Legislation. 

Jun 12, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Jessica Neuwirth, an Equal Right Amendment leader.

Jessica is a co-founder of the international women's rights organization Equality Now, and author of "Equal means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now" 

Jun 5, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Boris Yaro, a photojournalist, about the night of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, on June 5, 1968.

May 29, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Lenore Skenazy, a columnist, author, and reality show host, about what outdoor liberties to allow there children and that the risks are exaggerated.

Skenazy is the founder of the book, blog, and movement "Free Range Kids"

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