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Friday, August 21, 2009
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1:06 – 1:19
1:21 – 1:39
Compassionate Release - Deborah Peagler is Free
Terminally ill prison inmate Deborah Peagler has won her battle for compassionate release, after spending 25 years behind bars for her role in the murder of her abusive boyfriend. On the same day, the California Senate voted to reduce the prison population by 27,000, including elderly and medically incapacitated inmates. Overcrowding, early release, sentencing of battered and abused women… we tackle all these issues as highlighted by Peagler's case.
Nadia Costa, attorney for Deborah Peagler
Robert Weisberg, Professor of Law and Director of the
1:41 – 1:58:30
Unfortunately, the Cove is no
Fisher Stevens, producer of “The Cove.” He is also an actor and director.
Charles Hambleton, producer of “The Cove”
- Hambleton was director of “clandestine operations” for The Cover, working as a master diver to get underwater cameras in place.
2:06 – 2:39
How the Delta Goes, so Goes California’s Water
Southern California doesn’t get the majority of its water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, but the region and the state as a whole are still dependent on management of the massive watershed east of the
Lester Snow, director of the California Department of Water Resources
Dante Nomellini, attorney at Nomellini, Grilli & McDaniel law firm in
- The Nomellini family has operated a farm in the Delta for several generations.
- Dante clients are farming interests across the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
TBD Researcher from the CSU California Water Institute
2:41 – 2:50
Life on the Web
Co-creators Queena Kim and Tanya Jo Miller conceived CyberFrequencies as a way to explore the culture of the Web. From their servers in LA to the vast reaches of CyberSpace, they are the portal to the net, news, noise, and nonsense. They join us to talk about their latest debate: the power and potential of facebook to compete with google.
Queena Kim, reporter and producer for KPCC's Off Ramp and co-creator, cyberfrequencies
Tanya Jo Miller, co-creator, cyberfrequencies
Producer, Patt Morrison Program
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