FROM Peter Jones
Documentary on the Chandlers Airs Tonight The Chandler family owned the Los Angeles Times through four generations. They used it to help turn a tiny western outpost into a world metropolis and to make the Chandler family very rich. That story unfolds tonight at 9pm on KCET-TV in a documentary called Inventing LA : The Chandlers and their Times. Native Angeleno Peter Jones is the writer, producer and director.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.