PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Thursday, November 12, 2009
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1:06 – 1:19
Vice President Al Gore with "Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis"
"It is now abundantly clear that we have at our fingertips all of the tools we need to solve the climate crisis. The only missing ingredient is collective will… Our Choice gathers in one place all of the most effective solutions that are available now and that, together, will solve this crisis. It is meant to depoliticize the issue as much as possible and inspire readers to take action—not only on an individual basis but as participants in the political processes by which every country, and the world as a whole, makes the choice that now confronts us. There is an old African proverb that says, "If you want to go quickly, go alone; if you want to go far, go together." We have to go far, quickly."
—AL GORE, from the introduction
Vice President Al Gore, Oscar winner for the Best Documentary Feature based on his book, "An Inconvenient Truth," and co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He is also cofounder and chairman of Current TV, an independently owned cable and satellite television network for young people based on viewer-created content and citizen journalism.
VIA ISDN FROM LARRY KING LIVE STUDIOS,
1:41 – 1:58:30
The Los Angeles City Council has begun debating new rules and regulations governing the city’s estimated 800 medical marijuana clubs, which could result in most of them being shut down. Much more stringent guidelines for operating a pot club are on the table, and
Representative from the AMA
2:06 – 2:19
David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the Interior
HE CALLS US:
2:21 – 2:30
2:30 – 2:39
Googled: The End of the World as We Know It!
Not since the printing press has any device changed the world as much as Google has; it’s omnipresent, it’s revolutionized our society and it’s still growing. But despite its prevalence, little is known about the inner workings of the media behemoth and what territory it plans to conquer after subsuming the city of
Ken Auletta, author “GOOGLED: The End of the World as We Know It”; he also writes the “Annals of Communications” column for The New Yorker magazine
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