AirTalk for September 19, 2014

Civil rights activists Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Najee Ali demand actress Daniel Watts apologizes to the LAPD after new information was released. Also, Pulitzer Prize winning author Lawrence Wright details peace talks between Egypt and Israel. Then, author Mark Bailey tells Hollywood's drunken tales in his latest book.
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