Patrick Whelan

Harvard and USC

Guest

Doctor and member of the Pediatrics Faculties at Harvard Medical School in Boston and the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles; President of Catholic Democrats

Patrick Whelan on KCRW

President Obama said today he won't back down on the  new rule  that insurance plans – even at religious institutions -- provide free contraceptives to all women employees for family…

Contraception, Religion and Presidential Politics

President Obama said today he won't back down on the new rule that insurance plans – even at religious institutions -- provide free contraceptives to all women employees for family…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Jonathan Taplin joins Robert Scheer to discuss his new memoir about the time he spent among rock-and-roll royalty like Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.

from Scheer Intelligence

Southern California has a unique relationship with climate change. So what’s happening now? How did we get here? And what can we do? This first episode of "In Our Backyard."

from To the Point

The Derek Chauvin verdict: The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd faces three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree…

In Our Backyard is a six-part series from Warren Olney that explores how this region is changing and how we can respond.

from To the Point

This one-hour special will focus on the mental health impacts of anti-Asian racism and violence on AAPI communities statewide.

As the jury was deliberating its verdict in George Floyd’s murder by former police officer Derek Chauvin, BLM co-founder Melina Abdullah spoke with Robert Scheer about the movement’s…

from Scheer Intelligence

Caitlyn Jenner, reality TV star and California gubernatorial hopeful, said over the weekend that she was against trans girls competing in girls’ sports.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The UC and Cal State college systems say they plan to require students and faculty to get COVID-19 vaccines before returning to campus this fall — but that’s only after the FDA…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many people in LA and across the nation have long called for significant changes to policing and public safety. But that can mean different things to different people.

from Greater LA