April 6, 2017

Letters From…

This week, we have letters from our reporters. They traveled the world during spring break and brought back their stories.

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Reis Thebault
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Shiho Takezawa
ANCHORS: Christina Koningisor and Cat Schuknecht
REPORTERS: Anna Clausen, Brian Krans, Ariel Plotnick, Cat Schuknecht and Gabriel Tolliver
ENGINEER: Lacy Roberts
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Laura Klivans
MUSIC: "Care of Cell 44" by The Zombies, “Box Full of Letters” by Wilco, “The Letters” by Leonard Cohen
PHOTOS: Wellness Today Website



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

BURN M**** BURN! : A conversation about the LA riots with director Sacha Jenkins.

“Burn M****, Burn!”  is a documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins which explores the tumultuous history of the Los Angeles Police Department and the black community. Starting from the Watts riots in 1965 through the LA riots in the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict.  Jenkins discusses the making of the film…

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The Heart and Beat of Adams Point

Coffee With a Beat was a beloved coffee shop in the Adams Point neighborhood of Oakland. It’s closed now and that’s not the way owner Nate Smith would have liked it.

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Greetings from Taipei

And now for a dispatch from across the world; our reporter Ariel Plotnick sent us an audio postcard of her trip to Taipei.

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Looking for America

What is America? Is it the one President Trump references when he talks about making it great again? Is it politics, a feeling, a place? Our reporter decided to search for it by riding buses.

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Owsley, can you hear me now?

For the past few months, the mayor of Richmond has been searching for the house where California’s “King of Acid,” Owsley Stanley ran an LSD lab back in the sixties.

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