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Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki - LA Times Festival of Books

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Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki discuss collaborating on This One Summer with host Rich Fahle. Continue


Lorraine Bracco - L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Actress Lorraine Bracco talks about living a healthy lifestyle with Los Angeles Times writer Mary MacVean. Continue


Brian Grazer Interview - 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle sits down with Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer to discuss A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life Continue


Eddie Huang says TV needs to add variety to menu

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Growing up, chef, restaurateur, author and TV producer Eddie Huang says, "I never watched television with any Asian-Americans that I related to or felt like were real people." Has the new ABC sitcom based on Huang's memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat," changed that? Continue


Perfect Strangers

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America Reframed
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What lies beyond the art of giving and receiving? Ellie, a liberal Democrat and kind-hearted masseuse, decides she wants to share the gift of life with a stranger. Five hundred miles away, Kathy loses hope of receiving a transplant until she hears from Ellie. Over the course of four years, both women face unexpected challenges. Continue


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on WORLD

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All This May 2015 on WORLD Channel: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Featuring 9-Man, Winning Girl and Cambodian Son on original docu-series America ReFramed. Continue


Matt Taibbi on The Divide- 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle sits down with author and journalist Matt Taibbi to discuss The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap Continue


Coming to Independent Lens Online: After the Storm

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After the Storm is an interactive documentary that tells the first-person story of what happens in the wake of a devastating tornado that ripped through central Alabama in 2011. Written as a letter to future disaster survivors, it’s a universal story of survival, healing, and resilience. Continue


Jon Scieszka at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle interviews children's writer Jon Scieszka on his latest book Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger: Book Two. Continue


Ransom Riggs at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle sits down with Ransom Riggs to discuss Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children and what it’s like to have Tim Burton direct a movie based on the first book in the Miss Peregrine series. Continue


Joshua Horwitz - 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle interviews author Joshua Horwitz on his book War of the Whales: A True Story which describes how two civilian men took on the United States Navy to protect the fate of the most majestic creatures of the oceans. Continue


Gloria Estefan Honors Her Father

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National Memorial Day Concert
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Gloria and Emilio Estefan were given the National Artistic Achievement Award on A Capitol Fourth (2005). Gloria dedicated her award to her father, a Vietnam War veteran. In the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert, Gloria will perform in tribute to her father and all veterans who have faced adversity. Continue


Octavia Spencer Interview- 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle interviews Academy Award-winning actress and author Octavia Spencer on her second book in the Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective series. Continue


Winning Girl | Promo

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16-year-old judo and wrestling phenom Teshya Alo weighs 125 pounds and can throw women twice her age. Follow the journey of this part-Polynesian teenager from Hawai‘i, and her family in Winning Girl which tells the story of an elite athlete on her ascent, a girl facing the challenges of growing up and an entire family dedicated to a single dream. Continue


StoryCorps Shorts: Clean Streets

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POV
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Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten years on the same garbage route in Manhattan's West Village and became fixtures in the community. After 31 years on the job, Angelo retired. At StoryCorps, he talked with Eddie about the unexpected lessons he learned along the way and what he still misses about the job. Continue


Author Tahereh Mafi on Ignite Me (Shatter Me)

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Rich Fahle interviews author Tahereh Mafi on the final book in the Shatter Me series, Ignite Me. Continue


Maria Bello - 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks, sits down with actress and author Maria Bello to discuss her new book Whatever… Love is Love. Continue


Protecting Anonymity

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1971 filmmaker Johanna Hamilton joins The Burglary author Betty Medsger and Citizen Four director Laura Poitras to discuss the measures Medsger and the Washington Post took to protect the anonymity of their sources, the Media, PA burglars, who revealed FBI surveillance of American citizens some forty years before the Snowden revelations exposed large-scale NSA surveillance in the digital age. Continue


Jenny Han at the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Rich Fahle interviews author Jenny Han on love and relationships and her new novel P.S. I Still Love You. Continue


9-Man | Promo

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America Reframed
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A competitive Chinese-American sport, 9-Man was a way for Chinese workers to escape the day-to-day but today, it provides a lasting connection to culture and community pride. Follow several teams over the course of one season as they prepare for battle and fight for the championship in Boston. What does the future hold for this street ball battle? Continue


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