PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Monday, November 23, 2009
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1:06 – 1:30
1:30 - 1:58:30
Who’s your daddy? No really, who?
Now that over-the-counter DNA tests make it easier and less expensive than ever to verify paternity, more and more men are realizing…“that’s not my baby!” While the science may confirm suspicions—and end marriages—the courts are not as quick to deny nonbiological fathers their titles. So what is fatherhood, both biologically and legally? And should “fathers” be required to take a paternity test after the baby is born, just so we’re clear?
Tom Leykis, former host of “The Tom Leykis Show” which was syndicated nationwide on CBS Radio
- In Los Angeles Leykis was heard on KLSX, up until the entire station’s “FM hot talk” format was cancelled this year; he has previously been a host on KFI in L.A. and talk station WRKO in Boston.
Gloria Allred, feminist attorney, she is a partner at the
2:06 – 2:30
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Too Big to Fail
Egomaniacs, back-room deals and billions at stake sound like the trappings of a good work of fiction, but fiction it is not. New York Times financial reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin interviewed more than two hundred key players involved in the financial collapse, including Wall Street chief executives, current and former
Andrew Ross Sorkin, award-winning financial reporter for The New York Times, where he also writes a column; he is the founder and editor of “DealBook,” the Times' multimedia financial journal
2:30 – 2:39
NOT CONFIRMED - DO NOT PROMOTE
Earth… the sequel
After taking thousands of years to explore our own planet, and centuries to understand the planets that surround us, we have reached a point where we are discovering new worlds weekly. To date, astronomers have identified more than 370 worlds that orbit stars other than the sun. So what does that mean? Scientists hope to discover a planet that has the same make-up as our beloved earth somewhere in the galactic abyss. With recent technological advances, we might finally get an answer to the most elusive question of all time, is the galaxy big enough for two or more earths?
Timothy Ferris, author of "Seeking New Earths," the lead article in this months National Geographic Magazine
2:50 - 2:58:30
The Biggest Potluck in the Nation
Spreading Thanksgiving cheer to those less fortunate is the reason for the season. Volunteers from the greater
Rabbi Marvin Gross, executive director of Union Station Homeless Services
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