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Adam Schiff On Robert Mueller Statement, The Dreamt Land, LA Zine Fest

Published May 30, 2019 at 9:21 AM PDT
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Special counsel Robert Mueller, who has been investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, is working on a report of his findings. But what form that will take and how much the public will learn is unclear.

U.S. Representative Adam Schiff reacts to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's statement. Plus, we speak with Mark Arax, author of The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California. And, we visit the L.A. Zine Fest.

Adam Schiff reacts to Robert Mueller statement

One day after Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his first and only public comment about the findings of his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, we get reaction from U.S. Representative Adam Schiff.

Guest:

  • Adam Schiff, U.S. Representative

Prescribed Burns

Prescribed burns is the method used to burn away brush and vegetation that could potentially act as fuel during a wildfire. Most agree it's an effective tool for reducing risk. But according to a new analysis out this week, California is falling behind in its regimen of controlled burns.

Guest:

  • Crystal Kolde, author of the report and an associate professor of fire science at the University of Idaho

The Dreamt Land

California has come through seven years of drought, only to be faced with floods. This feast or famine cycle is nothing new, as Mark Arax explains in The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California.

Guest:

  • Mark Arax, author of The Dreamt Land 

Disney's Iger & Galaxy's Edge

CEO Bob Iger stated that if Georgia's new law that heavily restricts access to abortion became official, it's doubtful the company would continue to produce projects there. His voice joins many others in Hollywood who talked about withdrawing business from the state because of the anti-abortion law.

Guest:

  • Brooks Barnes, who covers Hollywood for the New York Times

L.A. Zine Fest

This past Sunday was the 8th annual L.A. Zine Fest, where art makers —and their fans —gathered to see the works of over 200 independent zine vendors. What is a zine, you may ask? KPCC’s Ari Saperstein spent a weekend immersed in L.A.’s zine scene to learn what makes it special.

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