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Dr. Maja Mataric

Season 2 Episode 5

USC Professor Mataric is developing robots that will work in healthcare. She discusses how robots were first created to do dirty, dull and dangerous jobs and how today, robots are being used assist individuals with medical needs such as stroke patients and children with autism. 

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Karla Ortiz & Lucy Herrera
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Karla Ortiz & Lucy Herrera

Karla Ortiz, Youth Organizer with the East Los Angeles Women's Center, and & Lucy Herrera, Leadership Program manager for Legacy LA, are working to help improve the lives of people in their community.
Season 2 Episode 11
John Ridley continues to tackle subjects that are relevant to today’s America.
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25:02
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John Ridley - Uncompromising in Hollywood

Oscar-winning filmmaker John Ridley discusses race in the entertainment industry, his multi-platform work; and the changes in film and television consumption.
Season 2 Episode 10
Adam Steltzner - From Rocker to Rocket Scientist
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27:00
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Adam Steltzner - From Rocker to Rocket Scientist

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover lead engineer -- sending another Rover in 2020.
Season 2 Episode 9
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Jennifer Ito
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25:00
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Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Jennifer Ito

Jennifer Ito and Marqueece Harris Dawson discuss L.A.'s income inequality and economy.
Season 2 Episode 8