PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
CALL-IN @ 866-893-5722, 866-893-KPCC; OR JOIN THE CONVERSATION ONLINE ON THE PATT MORRISON BLOG AT KPCC-DOT-ORG
1:00 – 1:40
1:40 – 2:00
Relighting the MATCH Act
The tragic devastation caused by the Station Fire has fueled Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack and Congressman Adam Schiff to step up their appeals to the Senate to pass H.R. 1759 – Managing Arson Through Criminal History (The MATCH Act). The legislation, similar to Megan’s Law, would establish a nationwide registry of convicted arsonists for law enforcement to better prevent repeat offenders. It passed easily in the house in 2007, died in the Senate and was reintroduced this year. Patt speaks with Congressman Schiff, who has visited fire-ravaged areas and seen the damage for himself.
Note: Schiff and David Dreier introduced a resolution yesterday honoring the two firefighters who died in the Station Fire (passed).
Congressman Adam Schiff (D-29)
Tom Fee, Business Manager for the
2:00 – 2:30
Fashion Faces Paradigm Shift
The world of fashion is facing a major challenge. No longer can the elite arbitrate style and taste, as the internet brings cheap chic and fast fashion to legions of consumers. Can this $300 billion business stay ahead of the curve?
2:30 – 3:00
I’m Dying Up Here!
The world inside comedy clubs in the 1970s and the struggles of newcomers to make it big is the core of Wiliam Knoedelseder's new book, "I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy's Golden Era."
William Knoedelseder, author of “I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy’s Golden Era”