Aaron Barnhart

Television Critic, Kansas City Star

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Television critic for the Kansas City Star, he blogs about all things TV at TVBarn.com

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Last night,  Teddy Kennedy  passed the torch to a new generation, and the Obamas were the all-American family.

Day Two for the Democrats

Last night, Teddy Kennedy passed the torch to a new generation, and the Obamas were the all-American family.

from To the Point

With the  Hollywood screenwriters' strike  heading into its third month and a possible actors strike looming in 2008, is Hollywood headed for a complete shutdown of production?

Standoff between Striking Hollywood Writers and the Studios

With the Hollywood screenwriters' strike heading into its third month and a possible actors strike looming in 2008, is Hollywood headed for a complete shutdown of production?

from To the Point

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Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

from Left, Right & Center

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Echo Park Lake reopened to the public this week after two months of being closed for repairs, with some obvious changes.

from KCRW Features

Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

from Scheer Intelligence