Explaining Iran While Carrying 40 Years of Baggage

7 min
A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows an Iranian flag fluttering at an undisclosed location in the Islamic republic next to a surface-to-surface Qiam-1 (Rising) missile which was test fired a day before Iran was due to launch its Russian-built first nuclear power plant. Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the missile was entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel. AFP PHOTO/VAHID REZA ALAEI (Photo credit should read VAHID REZA ALAEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian-Americans Worry About What Lies Ahead

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appear to be calming, at least for now, but Iranian immigrants in San Diego are concerned about what lies ahead.
Reporter: Matt Hoffman, KPBS

Explaining Iran While Carrying 40 Years of Baggage

When Iran makes international headlines, Iranian-Americans are asked about what they think, what they know, and what might come next. Persis Karim is an Iranian-American writer and professor at San Francisco StateUniversity.  She and Lily Jamali talked about facing their complicated identities.
Guest: Persis Karim, Director Of Iranian Diaspora Studies at San Francisco State University

California To Create Generic Drug Label

Governor Gavin Newsom says California is going to create its own generic drug label. This is the governor's latest move to combat high prescription drug prices. This is one of several reforms the governor plans to lay out in his upcoming budget.
Reporter: April Dembosky, KQED

Governor Newsom Wants 1.4 Billion To  Tackle Homelessness

Governor Newsom has proposed spending 1.4 billion dollars To tackle the state's homeless crisis. Some of the money would pay for rent subsidies and expand mental health services for the homeless.
Reporter: Erika Aguilar, KQED

Will Megxit Bring The Royal Family To Los Angeles?

Prince Harry and Megan Markle dropped a bombshell yesterday when they announced their intentions to break away from the royal family. They want to become financially independent and split their time between Britain and North America. What does this mean for the future of the royal family, and will they choose to settle in Markle's hometown of Los Angeles?
Guest: Carly Severn, Co-Host, The Cooler Podcast

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