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...


Leonard Nimoy Dies, LA Combats Child Prostitution, and Harley Quinn

We look at the life and work of ?Star Trek? actor Leonard Nimoy, who died today in Los Angeles of lung disease at 83. Also, two American skiers won th... Read more

February 27, 2015 | 52 min

?Jihadi John? Identified, the Changing Politics of Pot, and Net Neutrality

The ISIS fighter known as ?Jihadi John? has been identified as a British national named Mohammed Emwazi. What do we know about him? Also, why are so m... Read more

February 26, 2015 | 52 min

Outside Money in Local Elections, Bill O'Reilly, and a North Korean Kidnapping

There?s an election coming up next week for seven city council seats and three school board seats. We look at the outside money from special interests... Read more

February 25, 2015 | 51 min

Commuter Train Safety and Sexual Assault Allegations at Bikram Yoga

Early this morning, a Metrolink commuter train derailed after crashing into a truck on the tracks in Oxnard, injuring 28 people. We look at Metrolink?... Read more

February 24, 2015 | 52 min

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