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Show Notes for Thursday, March 28, 2013


Karl Frisch of Bullfight Strategies calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to talk about this week’s two big marriage equality cases before the Supreme Court

Andrew Gumbel, co-author of “Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back with Amanda Knox”, calls in at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT to talk about Knox’ retrial

Brenda S. Feigen, Esq. was in attendance for the Prop 8 & DOMA hearings before the Supreme Court. She calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT with an update

Carl Reiner• The Legendary Carl Reiner calls in at 11:30am ET / 8:30am PT to talk about his memoir, “I Remember Me”

A majority of Supreme Court justices expressed concern Wednesday about DOMA, a federal law that bars same sex marriage, signaling the nation’s highest court may be poised to extend a potentially historic victory to the gay rights movement.

• Four members of the “gang of eight” senators pushing for a bipartisan approach to immigration reform on Wednesday got an unexpected optical to demonstrate their case: During a tour of the border, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) witnessed a woman in Nogales, Ariz., “successfully climb an 18-ft bollard fence a few yards away from us.”

• Former South African President Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital just before midnight Wednesday due to his recurring lung infection.