ON AIR
00:00:00 | 3:02:50

DONATE!

close

FROM THIS EPISODE

Senator Feinstein on Kavanaugh 9 MIN, 9 SEC

California Senator Dianne Feinstein is being criticized from both sides of the aisle for her handling of the Kavanaugh letter. Feinstein received the letter detailing abuse allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh back in July.

Guests:
Carla Marinucci, Politico (@cmarinucci)

North Carolina's floods 9 MIN, 56 SEC

Some of the flooding in North Carolina could lead to an environmental disaster. That’s because North Carolina is, as the New Yorker puts it, the slaughterhouse of the East Coast. There are 45 times as many hogs as people in the state. There are millions of chickens in poultry farms as well.

Guests:
John Murawski, Charlotte Observer

More:
Florence kills 5,500 pigs and 3.4 million chickens. The numbers are expected to rise.

Drug Education in the era of legal weed 9 MIN, 21 SEC

D.A.R.E. was once the most widely used school-based substance abuse prevention program in the country. And it was invented right here in Los Angeles. With pot now legal here in California, LAUSD is trying more a more subtle approach to educating kids about the dangers of marijuana use.

Guests:
Michell Eloy, Producer, 'Press Play'

The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation 16 MIN, 11 SEC

A new book traces the legacy of one of the most powerful families in California history. From their ancestors’ arrivals, to the election of Edmund G. “Pat” Brown as governor, to the emergence of his son Jerry, the Browns have had an astonishing run in state politics.

Guests:
Miriam Pawel, journalist and author (@miriampawel)

Subscribe to the 5 Things To Do newsletter

Never miss the best of what to do with your free time.

 

More From Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LATEST BLOG POSTS

Latest From KCRW

View Schedule

Events

View All Events

iTUNES SPOTIFY
AMAZON RDIO
FACEBOOK TWITTER

Player Embed Code

COPY EMBED