1:06 – 1:19 OPEN
1:21 – 1:39
Gov. Brown allows hands-free texting
1:41:30 – 1:58:30
Can the porn industry fight back against required condoms?
Will adult film actors be required to wear condoms across the county? It depends what Los Angeles has to say. A petition that requires condoms for all pornography actors has gathered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, says "This ordinance should go a long way to improve safety on the sets for adult film performers," Porn actors in the city of Los Angeles have been required to wear condoms since March, but now, voters will get decide if the same regulations should be applied to the rest of L.A. county. But how will the porn industry fight back? "There's never been something on the ballot as sexually explicit as this,” Weinstein said, and it’s unlikely fighting against the use of condoms will be popular with voters. "If we have ads brought to you by Larry Flynt and other pornographers, we would be thrilled. It's not hard to figure out that people don't hold pornographers in high esteem."
Request sent to the Free Speech Coalition, the trade association for the adult entertainment industry
2:06 – 2:30
What was President Obama’s biggest mistake? Depends who you ask
“What’s been your biggest mistake?” is an evergreen question asked of presidents nearing the end of their first terms. President George W. Bush couldn’t think of an answer and during CBS’s interview, which aired in full this morning [MONDAY], President Obama said his biggest mistake “was thinking that this job was just about getting the policy right” and not so much to “tell a story to the American people that gives them a sense of unity and purpose and optimism…” Do you agree? Patt talks with presidential historian Michael Beschloss about how this answer has changed over time with the expectations of presidents.
Michael Beschloss, presidential historian and author of nine books including “Presidential Courage”
2:30 – 2:40 OPEN
2:41:30 – 2:58:30
Politics and the Olympics – can sports trump ideology?
The Olympic Games allow athletes from countries around the globe to gather peacefully and compete in a myriad of sporting events. The competitors may be apolitical, but the countries that send them are most certainly not. Countries have boycotted the games numerous times throughout history, notably the United States’ boycotting of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow in protest of the U.S.S.R.’s invasion of Afghanistan on December 27, 1979. Four years later, the Soviet Union boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles citing safety concerns for their athletes. By the time the Cold War ended in 1989, the major states had all returned to compete, but internal politics marred the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta when a domestic terrorist set off a bomb in Centennial Park, killing two people and injuring 111 others. The bloodiest Olympic controversy took place during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany when the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took members of the Israeli Olympics team hostage and ended up murdering eleven of them. Is it possible to keep politics out of the Olympics? How do athletes, spectators and host countries balance national pride and sportsmanship?