Attorney General Eric Holder announced he’s resigning today. What’s his track record, and who might replace him? Next, world leaders are meeting at the United Nations this week to discuss climate change. One country that’s noticeably absent: Australia. It was once a world leader in cutting emissions; now, it’s one of the worst polluters. What changed? Then we hear from comedian Tig Notaro about the hardest year of her life, and her latest tour. And finally, architect Welton Becket designed some of L.A.’s most iconic buildings. But he also designed an animal hospital in West Hollywood, which is now on the chopping block to make way for a new mixed-use development.
Holder’s Track Record, Australia’s Environmental About-Face and Comedian Tig Notaro
From this Episode:
The Holder Legacy
Attorney General Eric Holder announced he’s resigning today. His outspokenness about race and civil rights is a big part of his legacy. But he’s also been criticized by both...
15 min, 45 sec
Australia’s Environmental About-Face
This week, world leaders met at the United Nations to address climate change. Notably absent: the leaders of China, India and Australia. Australia, once a leader in...
6 min, 52 sec
Comedian Tig Notaro
“Good evening. Hello. I have cancer. How are you?” That’s how comedian Tig Notaro started her set at Largo on August 3rd, 2012. She’d had a rough year: pneumonia, the death...
14 min, 24 sec