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The Roundtable: Occupy San Diego, Medical Marijuana, Tijuana’s New Police Chief

Aired 10/7/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.

Guests: David Rolland, editor, San Diego CityBeat

Katie Orr, metro reporter, KPBS News

Jose Jimenez, social media editor, Fronteras Desk, KPBS News

Transcript

Reporters and editors analyze the goals and actions of Occupy San Diego; the federal crackdown on California's medical marijuana shops and what it means; and we get a look at Tijuana's new police chief.

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Avatar for user 'MtNebo'

MtNebo | October 7, 2011 at 12:46 p.m. ― 3 years, 2 months ago

What lessons did your reporters learn from Ken Burns' "Prohibition" that aired this past week regarding government, society and alcohol. Did we glean anything that applies to the current controversy over marijuana?

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Pat Finn, KPBS Staff | October 7, 2011 at 1:03 p.m. ― 3 years, 2 months ago

Good point. But more to the point, did anyone from the Justice Department watch the series?

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MtNebo | October 8, 2011 at 7:47 p.m. ― 3 years, 2 months ago

Norm Stamper, former Chief of Police in Seattle and Captain in the SDPD, has discussed this in an opinion piece for the Seattle Times and Huffington Post. It's worth a read at
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/norm-stamper/ken-burns-prohibition-pro_b_993015.html

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