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Lisa Ling  in conversation with Michaela Pereira

Lisa Ling in conversation with Michaela Pereira

This talk took place September 14, 2016, at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA as part of Live Talks Los Angeles series.  Award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling takes her audience on a gritty, breathtaking journey across America, immersing herself in communities that are unusual, extraordinary and sometimes dangerous. Each episode gives viewers an inside look at some of the country’s most unconventional segments of society. In season three of This is Life with Lisa Ling, Ling goes inside the cage with female fighters, attends a wedding behind bars, and learns to code with Silicon Valley teens. She explores legalized prostitution, investigates the ravages of America’s heroin epidemic, and uncovers state laws that allow rapists parental rights.  In Los Angeles she gains unprecedented access to America’s largest jail, and in Philadelphia, takes a 360-degree look at how technology is changing the landscape of law enforcement. Ling is also the host of an upcoming digital series, T