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January 01, 1990 - November 20, 2012 + Politics of Culture

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Bob Scheer: The Great American Stickup listen Download

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When we think about the recession we're going through, the phrases "mortgage crisis," "Wall Street bailout" and "stimulus package" come to mind. But Robert Scheer...

Memorializing 9-11 listen Download

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As we near the ninth anniversary of 9/11, KCRW's Matt Holzman engages in a discussion about the meaning of memorials.

Water listen Download

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Everything we eat, wear and drive depends in some way on water. But with only one percent of the earth's fresh water available to us,...

End of Life Care: Hospice and Palliative Choices listen Download

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At the end of life, there are still choices to be made, medical issues to address. But what if you haven't shared these concerns with...

A Market for Organs? listen Download

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Living donors can donate a portion of their liver, lung or pancreas but the need for kidneys -- more than100,000 people in the US alone...

The Art of Jaime Hernandez: Secrets of Life and Death listen Download

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Before The Simpsons became a cultural touchstone, and before Comic-Con became a mecca for movie-makers, LA was a hotbed of comic art creativity. One of...

Slake: New Long-Form Journal for a Short Attention-Span World listen Download

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In an Internet world that encourages short bursts of words and thoughts, why have Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa decided to create Slake, an LA...

Dark Night of the Soul listen Watch

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The long-awaited album, Dark Night of the Soul by Danger Mouse and the late Mark Linkous, aka Sparklehorse, is released to the public on July...

Diana Nyad: Swimming the Dream listen Download

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On July 10, at the age of 60, legendary open-water swimmer Diana Nyad, host of KCRW’s The Score, will attempt to complete her first marathon...

Remembering Ernest Fleischmann listen Download

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It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to call the late Ernest Fleischmann a titanic figure in the world of classical music. He put Los Angeles on...

Bravo's 'Work of Art' listen Download

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Can the next great artist really be discovered on a TV reality show?  That's the premise of Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist....

Joe Berlinger's 'Crude' vs Chevron listen Download

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The documentary film Crude, about Amazonian tribes suing Chevron for destroying their environment, has become part of the story it’s covering. Chevron has subpoenaed 600...

Alzheimers: Caring for the Caregivers listen Download

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There's a public health crisis on horizon that threatens to overwhelm California and the US. As baby boomers age, Alzheimer's disease will afflict 1 in...

Museums Today listen Download

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Museums have been evolving over the past half century, and they're no longer places that conserve a static vision of what culture is or should...