Scott and Marisa recap KQED's gubernatorial debate and take up the Debate Over Debates: whether California needs a system to regulate debates (00:45). Then San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón shares why he decided not to run for re-election and talks about his childhood in Cuba, the influences of his progressive ideals, deciding whether to prosecute police officers after shootings, and being an outlier among California prosecutors on criminal justice policy (7:50).
San Francisco DA George Gascón Discusses Decision Not to Seek Re-Election and Reflects on His Push for Criminal Justice Reforms
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, with KQED Political Breakdown hosts Marisa Lagos and Scott Shafer. (Guy Marzorati/KQED)
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