PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Monday, February 2, 2009
1:00 - 1:50
1:50 - 2:00
Walter Moore: Candidate for Mayor
There are several candidates running for Los Angeles Mayor in the March 3 election, including the incumbent Antonio Villaraigosa. Patt spends a few minutes talking with each of his contenders. Today, it's Walter Moore.
Walter Moore, lawyer, candidate for LA Mayor
2:06 – 2:20
Lessons Learned? Reviewing the Troubled Effort to Rebuild
After six years and at least $50 billion in American money, what is there to show for the colossal reconstruction effort of Iraqi infrastructure? American money and energy went to a huge variety of projects, from rehabilitating oil fields to construction of basic utilities like the power grid and water treatment plants, producing a few victories but many more failures in the plan to rebuild
Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for
2:20 – 2:40
Lessons Learned—What About
So if we can agree that the American effort to rebuild
2:40 – 3:00
"The Day the Music Died"
Tomorrow (Tues, Feb 3) marks the 50th anniversary of the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa that killed Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens—that was "The Day the Music Died" in Don McLean's "American Pie."
Luis Valdez, playwright and director - he's called the father of Chicano theater. In 1987 he directed "La Bamba," the story of Ritchie Valens.
Raul Pacheco, singer and guitarist of Ozomatli, a Los Angeles-based band with a sound mix of urban-Latino, hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and