LAPD Chief Bratton Reflects on His Impact on the City

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Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton talks about his resignation, his plans for the future and the city he's leaving. The LA City Fire Department begins rolling cuts in service, and Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi talks about offshore drilling and an oil severance tax.  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, two American journalists have been released by North Korea.  Three other Americans are in custody in Iran.  What are the rights and obligations of tourists, reporters and governments on both sides of closed borders?



Banner image: Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (L) and Police Commission member John Mack (R) as he announces that he will resign from LAPD to head of a private security firm. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Frances Anderton