Host of KCRW’s “Press Play” Madeleine Brand

I’m Kind of Obsessed with Painting

Madeleine Brand is a broadcast journalist and the host of KCRW’s “Press Play.” Before moderating a Zócalo/Daniel K. Inouye Institute event titled “How Can Americans Defend the 14th Amendment When the Government Won’t?” she spoke in the green room about being a self-starter, learning to surf, and how she found out that bees evolved from wasps.

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Constitutional Law Scholar and Journalist Garrett Epps

Growing Up, I’d Listen to Country Music Under the Covers

Garrett Epps is a professor of constitutional law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and serves as The Atlantic’s Supreme Court correspondent. Before taking part in a Zócalo/Daniel …

UCLA Professor of Medicine David Hayes-Bautista

I Made My Own Wetsuit When I Was in High School

David E. Hayes-Bautista is Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. …

The New York Times National Correspondent Simon Romero

I’m Kind of Fascinated by Colonial History

Simon Romero is a national correspondent for The New York Times, covering immigration and other issues. Before taking part in a Zócalo/The California Wellness Foundation event titled, “What Are the …

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dean Hansell

I Divide My Bow Ties by Color and Theme

Dean Hansell is a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge. Before taking part in a Zócalo/The California Wellness Foundation event titled, “What Are the Social Consequences of Racist Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric?” at …