After publicly denying an African-American doctor's charges of racial discrimination, UCLA settled for $4.5 million. Last week, a special panel reported "a campus racial climate in near crisis." We hear what it's like at the Medical Center and on the rest of the campus. Also, three endangered California condors from the LA Zoo were released to the wild today east of Big Sur. You could watch on the Condor cam.
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $13 billion to avoid civil charges over troubled mortgage investments. CEO Jamie Dimon and Attorney General Eric Holder worked out the deal personally. Is that evidence of a cozy relationship or is Wall Street beginning to pay a price for the Great Recession?