Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW, Madeleine Brand

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.

50:21 | Feb 18th

“Gentefied” follows three cousins and their immigrant grandfather who try to save the family’s taqueria as gentrification creeps in. We speak with the Latinx creators of the show.

23:42 | Feb 17th

On this Presidents Day, we air a special half-hour replay of two of our favorite interviews. Comedian Ronny Chieng makes the case for an Asian president of the United States. Cedric Burnside talks abo...Show More
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50:20 | Feb 14th

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county. She describes the work that went into it, and addresses critics who say the timing (just befor...Show More

50:20 | Feb 13th

The Sacramento-based newspaper giant McClatchy filed for bankruptcy today. McClatchy says it plans to continue operating its 30 newspapers while it restructures. McClatchy’s staff has already been cut...Show More

49:02 | Feb 12th

Fresh off his New Hampshire primary win, can Bernie Sanders do the same in Nevada, the next state to vote? Nevada doesn’t have many delegates, but it is much more diverse than Iowa and New Hampshire.
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