Up Front, December 14, 2012

Dueling Protests as Egypt Prepares For Constitutional Vote ; Ahmad Shokr , Independent Journalist Based in Cairo on the controversial constitutional draft.

Fracking in California ; David Cristy , Public Affairs Officer for the Bureau of Land Management , and Kassie Siegel , attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity , on Fracking, a method for oil and gas extraction that involves using water, sand, and toxic chemicals under high pressure, in order to break up rock formations and extract the oil.

Bay Area Debut for The Central Park Five; In 1989, Five Black and Latino Teenagers were convicted of brutally attacking and raping a white woman in central park. Called the "Crime of the Century" Media coverage was heavy. They Each Spent 5 Years in prison, before a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Sonali Kolhatkar, of KPFA has more.

Theatre Review: The White Snake ; Richard Wolinsky On the White Snake. a play derived from a chinese legend, written by Tony Award Winning director Mary Zimmerman, about love and what it means to be human.
December 14, 2012 - 7:00am

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