FROM Jenny Radelet
Leonardo DiCaprio: The Wolf of Wall Street Following Django Unchained and The Great Gatsby, actor Leonardo DiCaprio continues to explore the corruption of the American Dream in The Wolf of Wall Street. (Repeat)
Mark Harris: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War "The sixth character was alcohol," journalist Mark Harris says of "Five Came Back," about five directors who filmed from the WWII trenches.
John Maloof and Charlie Siskel: Finding Vivian Maier "I didn't know if it was good but I thought it was really good." John Maloof on finding a box of photos, a pivotal moment that led to the doc "Finding Vivian Maier."
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.