PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
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1:30 - 1:40
James Harris: Candidate for Mayor
There are several candidates running for Los Angeles Mayor in the March 3 election, including the incumbent Antonio Villaraigosa. Patt spends a few minutes talking with each of his contenders. Today, it's James Harris.
James Harris, meat packer and mayoral candidate
1:40 – 2:00
Mysteries of the Wild, Wild West
Bestselling author T. Jefferson Parker is back with what he does best—the critically acclaimed mystery writer is here with his new thriller, The Renegades, set in the lawless desert of the Wild West.
T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Renegades: A Charlie Hood Novel
2:00 - 2:20
2:20 – 2:40
Ah-choo! Cure for the Common Cold?
They keep saying the next new medicine is better, but nothing ever seems to really do the trick… now researchers say they may have found the secret to the common cold and may, just may, be able to develop an effective treatment for this misery. We check in with one scientist who's decoding the genomes of 99 strains of the cold virus, exposing its Achilles heel, and another who is skeptical.
Stephen Liggett, asthma expert at the
Glenn Tillotson, an expert on anti-viral drugs at Viropharma, a multinational pharmaceutical company
2:40 - 3:00
Unsung Heroes of
In a conflict such as
George Packer, journalist, author and playwright
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The play debuts Wednesday, February 18 at 8 pm at the
L.A. Theatre Works Box Office (310) 827-0889 or www.latw.org