Insight: Political Junkie / California's Pension Gap / Folsom-Cordova Teacher / "Something Inside Is Broken"
The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment.
When California lawmakers cut a deal to increase public employee pensions, the state had a very different economic climate. We’ll talk with LA Times reporter Jack Dolan about the pension gap and what he’s learned about it.
A Folsom-Cordova teacher recently returned from Washington D.C. where he was awarded a Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Andy Kotko will talk about how he inspires his students on a daily basis.
Something Inside Is Broken is a story of the Nisenan Tribe of Northern California, through the frontier of Sutter's reign on the Sacramento Valley in 1846. With more shows coming up this weekend, we revisit the details of the dark opera.