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For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.

For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.

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United States

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For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.

Language:

English

Contact:

323-819-5107


Episodes

Hero, Father, Huamnitarian, UN Goodwill Ambassador, Community Change Maker, Writer, Actor and Remarkable Human BeingGer Duany

6/15/2021
Ger Duany was born in Akobo, South Sudan, on November 9, 1978. He had his first experience of war at the age of seven. His family and community were uprooted. At age 13, war separated him from his mother, and he resorted to becoming a child soldier as a means of survival during South Sudan’s struggle for independence. Duany later became a refugee in Ethiopia and then Kenya, and was resettled to the United States from Dadaab camp at the age of 15. Ger Duany went on to earn a college degree in...

Duration:00:41:56

Caroline Leavitt: A Unique and Dynamic Novelist Who Transforms Us

5/3/2021
Caroline Leavitt is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Award in Fiction, and a Goldenberg Fiction Prize. She was also a National Magazine Award, Nominee in Personal Essay, a finalist in the Nickelodeon Screenwriting Awards and a finalist in the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. A book critic for The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle and People, she has also published in New York Magazine, Psychology Today, More, Redbook, Parenting, and more. Cruel Beautiful World was named...

Duration:01:02:59

The Trouble With Love In The Movies A Dynamic Book By Rob Harris

4/5/2021
Rob Harris’ publicity credits have played in every movie house around the world. With nearly a hundred film credits he has worked on many of Hollywood’s most critically acclaimed and blockbuster films. For decades now Rob has become a respected part of today's film industry in his role as unit publicist. We are excited to bring you a meaningful conversation with Rob about his book The trouble With Love In the Movies, a wonderful and inspiring love story. This episode is a great opportunity...

Duration:00:57:32

The Trouble With Love In The Movies A Dynamic Book By Robert Harris

4/4/2021
Rob Harris’ publicity credits have played in every movie house around the world. With nearly a hundred film credits he has worked on many of Hollywood’s most critically acclaimed and blockbuster films. For decades now Rob has become a respected part of today's film industry in his role as unit publicist. We are excited to bring you a meaningful conversation with Rob about his book The trouble With Love In the Movies, a wonderful and inspiring love story. This episode is a great opportunity...

Duration:00:57:32

Operation White Rabbit written by and In Conersation with Acclaimed Author Dennis Macdougal

3/15/2021
Dennis Macdougal is the renown author of twelve books. As an investigative journalist and documentary producer Dennis has told the stories of American heroes such as Lew Waserman (The Last Mogul) , The Chandler Family (Privileged Son), Jack Nicholson (Five easy Decades), Bob Dylan,Dylan The Biography, Mother's day - just some of his titles. With his new book :Operation White Rabbit Dennis takes us on a wild journey into the life of Leonard Pickard. The academics, scientists and high rollers...

Duration:00:47:35

Rick Tuber : From Cutting Film To Crafting Complex Tales

2/14/2021
Rick Tuber was born into a literary family. His father wrote for television in the 50s and 60s and both his brothers were writers. He spent 40 years as a film editor working primarily in television. He worked on many of Hollywood’s icon shows including ER, Crime Story, The Unit, Bones, and countless others. He won Emmy and American Cinema Editors awards for an episode of ER. Working on a show in China changed his life. The show was called Flatland and starred Dennis Hopper. A one-month stay...

Duration:00:43:45

A Timely Salute to Political Protest Poetry, Rick Cummings Provides The Touchstone For 'We The People' Includes Additional Content

2/1/2021
As we reach the end of the national disaster that was the Trump Administration we are proud to bring back Poet/ Musician Rick Cummings. His unique talent to put in perspective the times we have lived through from George Bush to Donald Trump is a creative triumph. His knack of spoken word poetry elevates our examination of these tumultuous administrations to fully remind us what we have endured. His craft navigates us through this historic era guiding us into the memory of events that stand...

Duration:01:06:20

A Timely Salute to Political Protest Poetry, Rick Cummings Provides The Touchstone For 'We The People'

1/18/2021
As we reach the end of the national disaster that was the Trump Administration we are proud to bring back Poet/ Musician Rick Cummings. His unique talent to put in perspective the times we have lived through from George Bush to Donald Trump is a creative triumph. His knack of spoken word poetry elevates our examination of these tumultuous administrations to fully remind us what we have endured. His craft navigates us through this historic era guiding us into the memory of events that stand...

Duration:01:04:49

Rich Whitley Signs His First Breast ! A Story Not To Be Missed

1/5/2021
Rich Whitley's delightful tale of how he came to sign his first breast at the commemorative screening of Rock N Roll High School, at The Hollywood Forever Cemetery. A colorful story of how dreams can come true as Rich takes us behind the scenes on the making of Rock N Roll High School.

Duration:00:15:38

Shhhh... Quiet On The Set :Lights - Camera - Action And The One and Only Rich Whitley

12/8/2020
Rich Whitley is the writer’s writer –starting from a young boy he fell in love with going to the movies ...and as he grew up and went to film school his appetite for film and tv became voracious. Throughout his youth he became a scholar of all genres of film from every era and his passion for great story telling led him into a career writing feature films(Rock N Roll High School) and TV( long list) . He has added teaching screenwriting, one day a week at USC, to his robust weekly schedule....

Duration:00:44:02

Quiet On The Set :Lights - Camera - Action And The One and Only Rich Whitley

12/6/2020
Rich Whitley is the writer’s writer –starting from a young boy he fell in love with going to the movies ...and as he grew up and went to film school his appetite for film and tv became voracious. Throughout his youth he became a scholar of all genres of film from every era and his passion for great story telling led him into a career writing feature films(Rock N Roll High School) and TV( long list) . He has added teaching screenwriting, one day a week at USC, to his robust weekly schedule....

Duration:00:43:43

The Incomparable Lou Beach

11/18/2020
It has been said that talent is a rare gift. With an artist /author like Lou Beach HIS talent is a gift to all of us. He is our first author to present original work on our limited edition narrative storytelling series. Lou Beach is a renown illustrator and fine artist and has perfected the craft of telling a great story in a short and memorable fashion. Every detail is to be savored.

Duration:00:34:32

Tish Lampert 's Diaries

11/4/2020
I have focused my lens on controversy since 1967. When I see a crowd amassing, placards waving, when I hear the sound of feet pounding the pavement, voices rising over each other, I feel an uncontrollable urge to be among them, to follow the momentum and capture the spirit that compels people to rise up. The adrenaline is addictive; it’s been in my blood since I first picked up a camera and marched for civil rights In 2001, Americans felt disenfranchised after the presidential election of...

Duration:00:43:18

This is America Speak’s tribute to The Culture of Peace: a rare conversation with Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury and Dr. Joanne Tawfilis

6/12/2020
This is a powerful discussion reinforcing the importance of The Culture of Peace : what is truly important in life, bringing out the best in human beings and our work as a society and our humanity to come together to face tomorrow’s challenges. But we need to do this together... we hear this over and over again but this discussion truly inspires great depth and understanding of how we can transform our intentions, find greater compassion and examine our excessive consumption of “things”....

Duration:00:59:43

This is America Speak’s tribute to a Culture of Peace: a rare conversation with Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury and Dr. Joanne Tawfilis

6/2/2020
This is a powerful discussion of The Culture of Peace : what is truly important in life, bringing out the best in human beings and our work as a society and our humanity to come together to face tomorrow’s challenges. But we need to do this together... we hear this over and over again but this discussion truly inspires great depth and understanding of how we can transform our intentions, find greater compassion and examine our excessive consumption of “things”. This pandemic has been an...

Duration:00:59:43

This is America Speak’s tribute to life and peace , a rare conversation with Ambassador Anwurl Chowdhury and Dr. Joanne Tawfilis

5/27/2020
This is a powerful discussion of The Culture of Peace : what is truly important in life, bringing out the best in human beings and our work as a society and our humanity to come together to face tomorrow’s challenges. But we need to do this together... we hear this over and over again but this discussion truly inspires great depth and understanding of how we can transform our intentions, find greater compassion and examine our excessive consumption of “things”. This pandemic has been an...

Duration:00:59:43

On The Front Lines With LAFD 's Inspector Lawrence Kim

4/30/2020
How do you go from wishing you could be a fireman to fulfilling your dream? Lawrence Kim 's journey to now being one of LA's top officials and inspectors for the LAFD.. and now he is a part of a vital effort to set up Covid 19 testing centers throughout Los Angeles. Sean Penn's NGO CORE, is working with the LAFD and the collaborative operation is now providing testing to every Los Angelean who wants to get tested. The first city in the U.S. to offer this to every citizen

Duration:00:23:00

David Groch Tochman, Transfer Hospital Administrator, Problem Solver, and Shoulder to Lean On for His Healthcare Heroes on the Front Lines of Covid in LA

4/21/2020
David Groch Tochman has the weight of countless lives on his shoulders. He is the administrator of 20 transfer hospitals, in Los Angeles caring for elderly and infirmed patients and treating and monitoring Patients Under Investigation as they wait to learn if they have the monstrous corona 19 virus. The stress is overwhelming on a daily six sometimes seven day a week role in charge of a large staff, and procuring protective gear which he knows is life saving David is navigating a world of...

Duration:00:39:39

A NEW YOU: LIGHT THERAPY THAT CAN BRING HEALING AND LONGEVITY IN A TIME OF UNBALANCE AND UNCERTAINTY

4/5/2020
Brooke Luciano and Jeff McKeever own and operate UltraRed Light, a health and wellness company in Newport Beach, California. They utilize FDA approved PBT, the power of light energy and frequencies, to empower their clients to alleviate pain and achieve optimal health and well being. They have both battled through life-altering spinal injuries and chronic pain, and recovered using their specialized LightMD PBM, so they come with an empathetic and compassionate understanding of...

Duration:01:00:49

Shelter In Place Fostering a Shelter Pet -With Brenda Barnette, Director of LA City Animal Control Centers

3/24/2020
Brenda Barnette alerts all of us how to help save the lives of our shelter pets right now when our shelters are closed -other than by appointment only -which is minimizing rescues and the public's ability to go down to their local shelter and save a life. LA City animal control centers are thinking outside the box and energizing their foster program..listen to how you can save a life without any exposure to the virus, how you can have a safe curbside appointment to pick up a shelter pet and...

Duration:00:31:01