California’s June 7 primary is around the corner. While the focus has been at the top of the ticket, there are other races and other candidates on the ballot. What should be on your radar? When Governor Jerry Brown ran for President in 1992, he sounded more like Bernie Sanders in his race against Bill Clinton. But he’s now endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton. Will his endorsement matter? Then, can grit be cultivated? Some public schools in states like California think so and they’ve incorporated grit in classroom teachings and are even grading children on it. And finally, nearly 40 years after the original Roots miniseries, how relevant is the remake?
A Look Ahead to California's Primary
From this Episode:
A Look Ahead to June, Beyond the Top of the Ticket
The big story in California this week is the June 7 primary election. While the focus has been at the top of the ticket, there are other races and other candidates on...
10 min, 50 sec
Gov. Brown Is 'Impressed' with Sanders, But Endorses Clinton
California Governor Jerry Brown endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for President Tuesday. When Governor Brown ran for President himself in 1992, he actually sounded more like...
7 min, 17 sec
Can 'Grit' Be Cultivated?
Bestselling author John Irving got a C- in English. Hall-of-Fame quarterback Steve Young started his college career as an eighth-string quarterback at Brigham Young...
14 min, 36 sec