LA's Museum of Contemporary Art apparently can't spend $8.75 million of philanthropist Eli Broad's matching funds because the Museum didn't raise any matching money of its own last year. Last week, curator Paul Schimmel either resigned or was fired. Is LA's world-class modern art museum on shaky financial grounds? What about its international reputation? Also, white Abolone — once a staple of California's fishing and restaurant industry — is on the brink of extinction. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, should women soldiers be assigned to combat?
What's the Future of MOCA?
From this Episode:
Women on the Front Lines
About 16 percent of America's military is now composed of women. In Iraq, more than 130 have been killed, more than 800 wounded. Since World War II, two women have won...
23 min, 35 sec
White Abalone on Brink of Extinction
The waters off Southern California used to teem with white abalone, a large sea snail that clings to the rocks and has to be pried off with devices like crowbars. In 1990,...
5 min, 12 sec