Thursday, April 25, 2013

AirTalk for Friday, April 26, 2013


Contact: Producers Joel Patterson, Jasmin Tuffaha, Fiona Ng



Friday, April 26, 2013


11:06 –11:20

Topic: Lawmakers want to strip the California Medical Board’s power to investigate physicians

Guest:  State Sen. Curren D. Price, Jr. who sponsored legislation to have the Medical Board’s powers removed. Sen Price represents the 26th district, which covers much of Los Angeles.


11:20 -11:40

Topic: OPEN

Guest: TBA



Topic: Doctors debate telling patients they are terminally ill

Guest: Peter Ubel, Physician at Duke University and author of “Critical Decisions: How You and Your Doctor Can Make the Right Medical Choices Together” (Harper Collins, 2012)

Guest: Leslie Blackhall, Director of the Palliative Care Research Program at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.


12:06 – 12:40

Topic: FilmWeek: Mud, At Any Price, The Big Wedding, and more: Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein to review the week’s new film releases, including Mud, At Any Price, The Big Wedding and more. TGI-FilmWeek!


Tim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC and Alt Film Guide

Lael Loewenstein, film critic for KPCC and Variety


12:40 – 1:00  

Topic:  Friedken looks back on The French Connection, The Exorcist and life: Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin is out with a new book chronicling his rise from a poor urban neighborhood the height of Hollywood elite. Director of The French Connection and The Exorcist, Friedkin gives readers a behind the scenes look at how his films came to life - from how the Exorcist's demon voice was created to whom he considered for the lead role of Popeye.

Guest: William Friedkin, director of The French Connection and The Exorcist and more

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