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Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.
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Los Angeles, CA

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KCRW

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Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

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@KCRW

Language:

English


Episodes

James Cromwell: The consequences of doing nothing

9/22/2017
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The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his social activism.

Duration: 00:31:56


Dolores Huerta: A tireless voice for workers

9/15/2017
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The 87-year-old labor icon discusses her life and career as well as a new film about her.

Duration: 00:31:41


Scott Hamilton Kennedy: Food Evolution

9/8/2017
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The documentary filmmaker discusses his new film about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the organic food industry.

Duration: 00:33:19


William J. Perry: The real risk of nuclear war

9/1/2017
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The former Secretary of Defense discusses the current nuclear threats the world faces and how we got to this point.

Duration: 00:34:56


Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis: Whose Streets?

8/25/2017
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The documentary filmmakers discuss their film about the Ferguson, Missouri protests after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in 2014.

Duration: 00:32:21


Sarah Pillsbury: Breakthrough films and Liberty Hill

8/18/2017
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The film producer discusses her career in entertainment and her Los Angeles foundation.

Duration: 00:30:09


Jonathan Taplin: Move Fast and Break Things

8/11/2017
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The professor and music industry insider discusses the downside of the tech industry's rise.

Duration: 00:37:02


Robert Rosenthal: Embracing new forms of journalistic storytelling

8/4/2017
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The executive director of the Center for Investigative Reporting discusses new ways to reach more people.

Duration: 00:32:14


Hamilton Fish: Breathing fresh life into journalism

7/28/2017
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The publisher of the New Republic discusses the changing landscape of the fourth estate.

Duration: 00:34:21


Brian Knappenberger: Nobody Speak

7/21/2017
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The documentary filmmaker discusses his latest film about the end of Gawker and the billionaire who helped bring it down.

Duration: 00:33:03


Danny Goldberg: In Search of the Lost Chord

7/14/2017
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The music industry insider discusses his new book about the summer of love and the changing business of music.

Duration: 00:33:14


Melvin A. Goodman: A truth-teller at the CIA

7/7/2017
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CIA insider Melvin A. Goodman discusses his new book and restarting a constructive dialogue with Russia.

Duration: 00:32:11


Rebecca Carroll: Writing as a way to figure things out

6/30/2017
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The columnist and author discusses how writing has been integral to her life after growing up as a black girl adopted by a white family.

Duration: 00:31:55


James Forman, Jr.: Locking up Our Own

6/23/2017
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Professor and former public defender James Forman, Jr. discusses his new book about the mass incarceration of black men.

Duration: 00:33:46


Peter Moskowitz: Gentrification is killing cities

6/16/2017
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The journalist and writer talks about the downside of gentrification.

Duration: 00:32:05


Mark Lloyd: Communications are Essential to a Democracy

6/9/2017
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The professor and former broadcaster discusses the current obstacles to communications in the United States.

Duration: 00:33:08


Laboni Hoq: A voice for the rights of the undocumented

6/2/2017
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The civil rights attorney talks about advocating for immigrants.

Duration: 00:30:31


John Scheinfeld: Chasing Trane

5/26/2017
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The documentary filmmaker discusses his latest film about jazz icon John Coltrane.

Duration: 00:35:34


Laura Poitras: A filmmaker who takes risks

5/19/2017
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The Oscar-winning documentarian discusses her new film Risk, about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Duration: 00:29:44


Oliver Stone: A controversial and provocative original (Part 2)

5/12/2017
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The Oscar-winning director discusses taking on wall street through film and American foreign policy.This conversation includes adult language.

Duration: 00:27:28

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