FROM Joan Weinstein
A City Transfixed by the Future Looks Back at the Past Pacific Standard Time is so big it's hard to get your mind around it. But you'll have plenty of time, since it's scheduled to start on the first of October and some exhibitions already are under way. There will be at least 60 altogether, at Los Angeles' major museums and some galleries, in addition to performance, public art and dance. The full title is Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA, 1945-1980. The Getty is providing $10 million.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.