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Monday, September 21, 2009
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1:06 – 1:30
1:30 - 1:58:30
Increased ruptures a sign of failing infrastructure?
Why did the chicken swim across the road? Because the street was flooded! Water mains keep bursting all over the city of Los Angeles causing streets to flood, citizens to be cut off from their water and serving as a wet reminder that our city is broke in more ways than one.
David Nahai, CEO and General Manager for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Steven Erie, Urban Studies and
Richard Little, Director of the Keston Institute for Infrastructure in the Marshall School of Business at USC
2:06 – 2:39
2:41 – 2:58:30
Are Women Better than Men at Legislating?
Researchers say that, on average, women are more effective lawmakers than men, bringing more federal dollars to their districts, introducing more bills in Congress, and attracting more co-sponsors to their legislation. Is this the case, and why? We ask congress-persons of both genders. No fist-i-cuffs, please!
Sarah Anzia, PHD candidate in political science at
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Democratic congresswoman from
Rep. Xavier Becerra, Democratic congressman from
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