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Patt Morrison

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Patt Morrison is a longtime Times writer and columnist who has a share of two Pulitzer Prizes. Her broadcasting work has won six Emmys and 11 Golden Mikes. Her book about the Los Angeles River was a bestseller, and she was the first woman in nearly 25 years to be honored with the L.A. Press Club’s lifetime achievement award. Pink’s, the legendary Hollywood hot dog stand, named its veggie dog after her.

Recent Articles

  • Patt Morrison asks: LAUSD superintendent Michelle King

    Patt Morrison asks: LAUSD superintendent Michelle King

    It bears repeating that the beleaguered Los Angeles Unified School District – the nation’s second largest, with two-thirds of a million school-kids – is on its ninth change of superintendent in 20 years [one man served three different times]. After some off-the-chart outsiders, like a Colorado...

  • Supt. Michelle King on frog dissection, STEM and the future of charters at LAUSD

    Supt. Michelle King on frog dissection, STEM and the future of charters at LAUSD

    It bears repeating that the beleaguered Los Angeles Unified School District – the nation’s second largest, with two-thirds of a million school-kids – is on its ninth change of superintendent in 20 years (one man served three different times). After some off-the-chart outsiders, like a Colorado...

  • Patt Morrison asks: 'Concussion' doctor Bennet Omalu

    Patt Morrison asks: 'Concussion' doctor Bennet Omalu

    Vince Lombardi coached the first Super Bowl-winning football team, the Green Bay Packers. And he famously said, “Football is not a contact sport; it’s a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.” A half-century on, as Super Bowl 50 is about to be played, the human toll of those jarring collisions...

  • 'Concussion' doctor Bennet Omalu on O.J.'s brain and why he won't be watching the Super Bowl

    'Concussion' doctor Bennet Omalu on O.J.'s brain and why he won't be watching the Super Bowl

    Vince Lombardi coached the first Super Bowl-winning football team, the Green Bay Packers. And he famously said, “Football is not a contact sport; it’s a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.” A half-century on, as Super Bowl 50 is about to be played, the human toll of those jarring collisions...

  • Patt Morrison asks Charlie Beck: A transcript

    Patt Morrison asks Charlie Beck: A transcript

    Charlie Beck is chief of the LAPD, entering his seventh year as chief, and it’s always a pleasure to have you across from me at a microphone at a table. Well, thank you, Patt. A big subject on many people’s minds since the Dec. 2 attacks in San Bernardino is terrorism. The reality is that our enemies...

  • 'Patt Morrison Asks,' and now you can listen in

    'Patt Morrison Asks,' and now you can listen in

    For almost seven years, I've been having conversations that you haven't been able to hear. That is about to change. Beginning today, “Patt Morrison Asks” will become a podcast as well as a transcribed interview, giving you a new means of taking a seat at my conversational table. The printed column...

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