After 20 months of negotiations, the United States and six other countries have struck a nuclear deal with Iran. We get local reaction from Los Angeles’ powerful Iranian community. Then, a recent report finds that Seattle and Portland face the threat of a massive earthquake. How scared should residents be? Also, Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman hits bookshelves. The instant bestseller is forcing readers to reconcile with a racist Atticus Finch. We look at the history of the book and the beloved character. Then, state and city water agencies are doing their best to create compelling marketing campaigns to get you to stop using so much water. What’s working? And finally, some California farmers are growing tropical fruits. Can mangoes and bananas really grow here?
Iran Nuclear Deal, ‘Go Set a Watchman,’ Branding the Drought
From this Episode:
LA Responds to the Iran Nuclear Deal
After 20 months of negotiations, Iran and six nations led by the United States reached a historic deal to curb Iran’s nuclear capability. Iran has agreed to a number of...
8 min, 41 sec
Fearing ‘The Really Big One’
A New Yorker story titled “ The Really Big One ” has rattled residents in Portland and Seattle. It’s a meticulous and terrifying piece of science journalism about a quake...
9 min, 55 sec
Inside Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set A Watchman’
For more than half a century, Atticus Finch has been a model of integrity and tolerance for millions of readers. Now that’s changed. In Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s...
8 min, 20 sec
Branding the Drought
You might have heard that there’s a drought. With mandatory conservation for all Californians, politicians and water officials are doing their best to get people to change...
13 min, 38 sec