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May 4, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison speaks with Brian Michael Jenkins, Senior Advisor to the RAND Corporation and an expert on terrorism, about what terrorism means to America in 2016.

Apr 26, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison interviews Gary Smith, professor of Economics at Pomona College, on the statistics of celebrity deaths.

Apr 19, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison waxes poetic with Ron Rosenbaum, author of The Shakespeare Wars, on the many interpretations and controversies surrounding the Bard.

Apr 5, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison speaks with actor and science-enthusiast Alan Alda about his work helping scientists communicate with the public, and helping children better understand scientific principles through his annual Flame Challenge at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. 

Mar 30, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison speaks with esteemed Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, Luis J. Rodriguez about how poetry has shaped his life, the country at large, and the culture here in the City of Angels, as we head into National Poetry Month this April.

Mar 23, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison sits down with retiring USGS seismologist Lucy Jones, affectionately known as "Earthquake Lady," to talk about the science, the safety, new technologies, shifting terminology, what she's learned and how the field has changed over her 33 years in the earthquake business.

Mar 16, 2016

Patt Morrison speaks with Loma Linda University's resident humor and health expert Lee Berk about the medicinal benefits of laughter.

Mar 9, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison asks Robert O. Paxton, Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences, about that political dirty word "Fascism" as it relates to Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump.

Mar 2, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison sits down with activist DeRay Mckesson, a prominent figure in the #BlackLivesMatter movement, WeTheProtesters.org, JoinCampaignZero.org, and currently running for mayor of Baltimore, MD.

Feb 17, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison interviews Lalo Alcaraz and Gustavo Arellano, writers from FOX's "Bordertown," a new animated series about a whites and Latinos living side by side in a town on the U.S./Mexico border. (music by audionautix.com)

Feb 10, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison heads to Los Angeles Unified School District HQ to sit down with the new superintendent, Michelle King, the district's first African-American female superintendent. (music by audionautix.com)

Feb 3, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison speaks with Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist from Nigeria known for discovering a disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and subject of the book and recent film adaptation, Concussion, starring Will Smith. (music by audionautix.com)

Jan 13, 2016

LA Times columnist Patt Morrison speaks with Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck on crime rates, gun violence, Prop 47, and the recent school closures in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting.  (music by audionautix.com)

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