KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand

  • KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand
  • Madeleine Brand examines the latest ideas and trends that are shaping our world and shaping Los Ange...


Should LA Host the 2024 Olympics?, Relativity Media, and 'Best of Enemies'

Boston dropped its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games yesterday after public support for the bid evaporated. Could Los Angeles become the designated A... Read more

July 28, 2015 | 50 min

Immigration Detention Ruling, 'The Look of Silence,' and Air-Conditioning Wars

Joshua Oppenheimer spent time with the perpetrators of Indonesia?s 1965-66 massacre for his 2012 Oscar-nominated documentary The Act of Killing. Now, ... Read more

July 27, 2015 | 50 min

GMO Bill Passes, 'What Pet Should I Get?', and Michael Silverblatt on Harper Lee

A new House bill blocks state and local governments from requiring GMO labels on foods. But how safe or unsafe are GMOs? And who should we listen to w... Read more

July 24, 2015 | 50 min

Police Stops: Know Your Rights, Vegas Weddings, and 'Let's Be Less Stupid'

The Sandra Bland case has the whole country wondering: what, exactly, are my rights when I?m pulled over? What were her rights in her initial police e... Read more

July 23, 2015 | 51 min

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