Living Room

Living Room – July 9, 2010

Mehserle verdict; healthcare update; new film on Grace Paley. Involuntary manslaughter: that’s the verdict. Now what? We discuss. PLUS: how much of a disaster looms for the California economy? AND: a new film on the great writer Grace Paley. With host Kris Welch, noon to one.

guests: Ernesto Arce, KPFK news; Mitch Jesserich, KPFA news–on public reaction to verdict
Andrea Pritchett, Berkeley, Copwatch, on alternatives to mass riots
Erin Murphy, Boalt Law School, on the legalities of the verdict

Ellen Shaffer, co-dir. Center for Policy Analysis

Lilly Rivlin, journalist, writer, filmmaker (most recent film “Can You Hear Me? Israeli and Palestinian Women Fight For Peace”); her doc “Grace Paley: Collected Shorts” has its world premiere at the S.F. Jewish Film Festival 7/25/2010

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