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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"

May 15, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Warren Farrell, a high profile pioneer of feminist men, about his thoughts on why incels turn out the way they do.

Warren Farrell is also an author of seven books on men and women's issues, including "The Myth of Male Power" and his latest book "The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do about It"

May 8, 2018

As chair of the Air Resources Board, Nichols wields "rock star" status.  Nichols plays a central role in deciding where Californians get their energy, what fuel goes in their cars and how their homes are built. Nichols has held the post since 2007, when she was appointed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

May 1, 2018

Patt Morrison speaks with Richard Powers, author of "The Overstory," a monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most "prodigiously talented" (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.

Apr 17, 2018

Jordon Dyrdahl-Roberts is a husband, father, writer and – after quitting his job at the Montana Department of Labor and Industry rather than share information with ICE – an unintentional immigration advocate.  “I loved my work at the Labor Department, but I can't be a part of breaking up families,” Dyrdahl-Roberts wrote in The Washington Post.  Patt Morrison talks with Dyrdahl-Roberts about the unusual turn his life has taken since he took a stand against ICE.

Apr 10, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology at University of California, Berkeley, where he directs the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab. He is also the founder and faculty director of the Greater Good Science Center. 

Apr 3, 2018

Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, reflects on changes in the news media at a time when, more than ever, the public needs accurate and reliable sources.

Mar 27, 2018

Patt Morrison talks with interface designer Aza Raskin.  Raskin's work with Mozilla, Firefox and numerous innovative startups, as well as having grown up the son of human-interface expert Jef Raskin, gives him rare insight into Facebook's recent data theft debacle. 

Mar 20, 2018

Patt Morrison speaks with Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker. In his new book, “Enlightenment Now: the Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress,” Pinker makes the case against doom and gloom-ism, especially in academia, and tribal know-nothing-ism in politics.  

Feb 21, 2018

Joan Baez talks about her new album, her upcoming farewell tour, the current state of protest music and how Trump inspired her to write a new song. 

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