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Scheer Intelligence

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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.

Twitter:

@KCRW

Language:

English


Episodes

Peter Edelman: Not a Crime to be Poor (part two)

1/12/2018
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The Georgetown Law professor and director of the Georgetown Center for Poverty and Inequality talks about his most recent book.

Duration: 00:31:14


Peter Edelman: Not a crime to be poor (part one)

1/5/2018
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The Georgetown Law professor and director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality talks about how the criminal justice system continues the cycle of poverty in America.

Steven J. Ross: Hitler in Los Angeles

12/22/2017
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The history professor discusses his new book about a small group of civilians in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 40s who helped fight Nazis in America.

Duration: 00:33:21


Bryan Buckley: The Pirates of Somalia

12/15/2017
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The director discusses his new film about the true story of a young journalist who embedded himself with Somali pirates.

Duration: 00:31:16


Jere Van Dyk: The Trade

12/8/2017
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The author discusses his time in Afghanistan both as a reporter and as a hostage.

Duration: 00:32:31


Peter Nicks: The Force

12/1/2017
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The documentary filmmaker discusses his new film The Force, about the Oakland Police Department.

Duration: 00:31:54


Tiana Alexandra-Silliphant: The General and Me

11/17/2017
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The documentary filmmaker discusses her film about Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap.

Duration: 00:30:54


Peter Kornbluh: Transparency is essential

11/10/2017
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The senior analyst at the National Security Archive discusses the need for transparency of government documents.

Duration: 00:32:51


Daniel Ellsberg: The Doomsday Machine

11/3/2017
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The former military analyst talks about why he leaked the Pentagon Papers and why there aren’t more whistleblowers today.

Erwin Chemerinsky: Free Speech on Campus

10/27/2017
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The Dean of Berkeley's Law School discusses his new book and the limitations of the First Amendment.

Duration: 00:32:25


Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

10/20/2017
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses his acclaimed novel and the legacy of the Vietnam War.

Duration: 00:31:18


Brett Morgen: Jane

10/13/2017
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The filmmaker discusses his most recent film about primatologist Jane Goodall.

Duration: 00:31:21


Norman Lear: A 'bleeding heart conservative,' Part II

10/6/2017
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The 95-year-old television icon talks about politics and mortality. [Contains mature language.]

Duration: 00:30:54


Norman Lear: A lifetime of changing TV and its audience, Part I

9/29/2017
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The 95-year-old television icon talks about his time in the military and his shows' biggest controversies. [Contains mature language]

Duration: 00:35:37


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

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