Press Play with Madeleine Brand

By KCRW, Madeleine Brand

Madeleine Brand examines the latest ideas and trends that are shaping our world and shaping Los Angeles. Madeleine talks with news makers, big thinkers, and everyday people as we map out our modern world. Monday through Friday, noon-1pm.  Want to give feedback? Give us a call at 1-844-PRESS-PLAY (that's 1-844-773-7775) and you may hear your comments on our daily feedback portion at the end of the show!

  1. 1.
    Teju Cole on finding meaning in the invisibile26 July 2017
    49:52
  2. 2.
    New comic envisions California seceding from the U.S.25 July 2017
    49:44
  3. 3.
    Did USC violate medical ethics?24 July 2017
    48:00
  4. 4.
    Can the president legally pardon himself?21 July 2017
    52:17
  5. 5.
    Betye Saar on a life of confronting racism through art20 July 2017
    52:24
  6. 6.
    What it means to reject the Asian American community you grew up in19 July 2017
    51:50
  7. 7.
    The politics of Repeal-and-Replace18 July 2017
    52:52
  8. 8.
    Looking for answers to a troubling police shooting in Inglewood17 July 2017
    49:07
  1. 9.
    The challenges of depicting sexual assault on screen14 July 2017
    51:27
  2. 10.
    'Chasing Coral' puts spotlight on vanishing coral reefs13 July 2017
    52:36
  3. 11.
    The Russian side of Trump Jr.'s meeting12 July 2017
    51:37
  4. 12.
    Do scare tactics make people care about climate change?11 July 2017
    51:30
  5. 13.
    Marine Corps suspected suicide reveals brutal culture of hazing10 July 2017
    50:40
  6. 14.
    'California's Gold' cameraman reminisces7 July 2017
    51:59
  7. 15.
    What's at stake as Trump meets Putin?6 July 2017
    51:42
  8. 16.
    David Sedaris on finding humor in the details5 July 2017
    51:22
  9. 17.
    Humans on Mars and Rosa Parks' pancakes3 July 2017
    54:13
  10. 18.
    From Syria to America: Creating a new life in the age of Trump30 June 2017
    51:45
  11. 19.
    Community Colleges tackle student homelessness and food insecurity29 June 2017
    51:43
  12. 20.
    Inside the ongoing debate over California's aid-in-dying law28 June 2017
    52:13
  13. 21.
    Who will vote for the Senate health care bill?27 June 2017
    51:28
  14. 22.
    As SCOTUS allows limited travel ban, what's the state of vetting foreigners?26 June 2017
    49:57
  15. 23.
    What are the chances the Senate GOP health care bill will pass?23 June 2017
    51:53
  16. 24.
    What's in the Senate health care bill?22 June 2017
    51:49
  17. 25.
    Charlie Beck: Local police shouldn't do jobs of federal immigration officers21 June 2017
    51:27
  18. 26.
    Will black voters and white women decide Georgia's congressional race?20 June 2017
    51:16
  19. 27.
    What Bill Cosby's mistrial says about celebrity, race and gender19 June 2017
    50:47
  20. 28.
    Why does Amazon want to buy Whole Foods?16 June 2017
    51:52
  21. 29.
    Will Uber's fall change Silicon Valley?15 June 2017
    50:57
  22. 30.
    Was GOP baseball shooting an act of politically inspired anger?14 June 2017
    51:43
  23. 31.
    Jeff Sessions gets caught up in Russia scandal despite recusing himself13 June 2017
    52:17
  24. 32.
    President Trump gets sued again, while the attorney general preps to testify12 June 2017
    51:00
  25. 33.
    What Comey's testimony means for Trump, Democrats and women9 June 2017
    52:14
  26. 34.
    Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House8 June 2017
    50:32
  27. 35.
    Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony7 June 2017
    51:27
  28. 36.
    Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies?6 June 2017
    51:18
  29. 37.
    Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US5 June 2017
    51:11
  30. 38.
    How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord?2 June 2017
    51:56
  31. 39.
    Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet?1 June 2017
    50:57
  32. 40.
    Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together31 May 2017
    51:29
  33. 41.
    Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians?30 May 2017
    50:52
  34. 42.
    What did Trump accomplish on his first trip abroad?26 May 2017
    51:33
  35. 43.
    US leaks in the Manchester investigation anger British officials25 May 2017
    49:45
  36. 44.
    The latest on the Manchester attack and ISIS24 May 2017
    48:56
  37. 45.
    Who is winning the fight to control LA’s public schools?23 May 2017
    51:36
  38. 46.
    Fighting for the soul of the California Democratic Party22 May 2017
    51:29
  39. 47.
    Who will lead California's Democratic Party?19 May 2017
    49:36
  40. 48.
    Will an independent counsel be enough?18 May 2017
    50:09
  41. 49.
    How will 'Comey memo' affect GOP's future?17 May 2017
    40:24
  42. 50.
    What's at stake for US-international relations after intel leak to Russia?16 May 2017
    47:11
  43. 51.
    Trump's travel ban goes to 9th Circuit Court15 May 2017
    46:04
  44. 52.
    Political hopeful Joe Bray-Ali explains his controversial comments12 May 2017
    47:18
  45. 53.
    Comey firing: What we know now, where the FBI goes from here11 May 2017
    46:48
  46. 54.
    James Comey is fired: Reaction from Senator Kamala Harris, Rep. Adam Schiff10 May 2017
    48:08
  47. 55.
    Why was FBI Director James Comey fired?9 May 2017
    51:13
  48. 56.
    How President Trump is changing immigration8 May 2017
    50:28
  49. 57.
    What the GOP health care bill means for California5 May 2017
    50:07
  50. 58.
    What's in the approved Republican health care bill?4 May 2017
    50:57
  51. 59.
    Melvoin v. Zimmer: A debate over the future of LAUSD3 May 2017
    51:28
  52. 60.
    Gay conversion therapy persists in California, despite SCOTUS ban2 May 2017
    51:31
  53. 61.
    What do anti-Trump protests accomplish?1 May 2017
    49:38
  54. 62.
    What Trump's first 100 days does to the planet28 April 2017
    50:28
  55. 63.
    Michael Flynn ensnared in foreign payments scandal27 April 2017
    51:29
  56. 64.
    Scathing audit finds UC President's office hid $175 million26 April 2017
    51:33
  57. 65.
    Lead poisoning hits LA County25 April 2017
    51:39
  58. 66.
    What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike?24 April 2017
    50:10
  59. 67.
    What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe?21 April 2017
    51:52
  60. 68.
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd20 April 2017
    50:17
  61. 69.
    With first DREAMer deported, what's the future of DACA?19 April 2017
    49:49
  62. 70.
    How California gave birth to Trumpism18 April 2017
    50:06
  63. 71.
    North Korea tests more missiles, Turkey's president gains more power17 April 2017
    51:50
  64. 72.
    States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics14 April 2017
    50:36
  65. 73.
    Trump cuts protections for ICE detainees, and Alaska saves Obamacare13 April 2017
    52:26
  66. 74.
    San Francisco, Santa Clara challenge Trump's sanctuary policies12 April 2017
    52:12
  67. 75.
    What the shooting at North Park Elementary means for San Bernardino11 April 2017
    50:13
  68. 76.
    Public opinion on international conflict takes a turn10 April 2017
    50:10
  69. 77.
    Are we at war with Syria?7 April 2017
    50:39
  70. 78.
    Russian hack investigation gets new leader6 April 2017
    49:34
  71. 79.
    Congress could get its first Korean American in 20 years5 April 2017
    50:28
  72. 80.
    How much political influence does Bernie Sanders still have?4 April 2017
    50:15
  73. 81.
    Why are traffic deaths on the rise in LA?3 April 2017
    50:55
  74. 82.
    Michael Flynn, immunity, and Russian ties31 March 2017
    50:30
  75. 83.
    Rep. Adam Schiff on what's next for Russian meddling investigation30 March 2017
    50:34
  76. 84.
    Who will build Trump's wall?29 March 2017
    50:44
  77. 85.
    Attacks on climate data and internet privacy28 March 2017
    50:13
  78. 86.
    Attorney General takes aim at sanctuary cities27 March 2017
    50:30
  79. 87.
    Twists and turns on Capitol Hill24 March 2017
    51:29
  80. 88.
    California congressmen clash over Russian meddling23 March 2017
    49:28
  81. 89.
    US Supreme Court considers when police can open fire22 March 2017
    43:53
  82. 90.
    LA County social workers on trial, and reforms to juvenile justice21 March 2017
    51:43
  83. 91.
    Russian citizens skeptical of election meddling allegations20 March 2017
    50:27
  84. 92.
    Understanding the conservative philosophy, and the fight over the NEA17 March 2017
    51:20
  85. 93.
    Trump's budget could deal a painful blow to California16 March 2017
    50:45
  86. 94.
    What do Trump's new emissions standards mean for fuel efficient cars?15 March 2017
    50:50
  87. 95.
    Mayor Garcetti on housing, homelessness, and sanctuary rhetoric14 March 2017
    48:20
  88. 96.
    Rep. Darrell Issa's raucous town halls, and the rise of Indivisible13 March 2017
    51:40
  89. 97.
    How will the GOP health care bill affect California?10 March 2017
    51:14
  90. 98.
    Are President Trump's global business dealings illegal?9 March 2017
    51:35
  91. 99.
    What LA election results mean for development and leadership8 March 2017
    51:31
  92. 100.
    The Republican's Obamacare replacement bill, explained7 March 2017
    51:22

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