WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 — The Friday, May 2 Communities Digital News Hour wrap up of this week’s news stories and events will be joined by a panel of writers from Communities Digital News, including former advisor to the Constitutional scholar Dr. James Picht, along with former NSA analyst Al Maurer.
Editor in Chief and former CIA Analyst Lisa Ruth will moderate the show.
Topics will include the Second Amendment and gun control.
Our “Communities Digital Kitchens” segment will feature Chef Mary Moran. Chef Mary is well known in Los Angeles, with over 15 years of experience cooking for celebrities at top restaurants like Lucques, Michael’s and Larchmont Grill, private events, and catering. Her skills are showcased in dozens of webisodes of “Cooking with Chef Mary.” Chef Mary will give us some food for thought on fun Cinco De Mayo recipes and other food topics that come up in the conversation.
In our sports segment, Communities Digital News boxing expert Gayle Falkenthal will be on hand to preview Saturday night’s Mayweather vs. Maidana fight from the MGM Grand Las Vegas, which we will also cover with a live chat on Communities Digital News starting Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.
Floyd Mayweather, who some consider to be the best pound for pound boxer in the world today because of his undefeated record, has expressed interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers. So has Oprah Winfrey, which could make her the first first black woman NBA team owner.
The stories behind our weekly review of the news are all on Communities Digital News, including the battles for Capitol Hill, John Kerry’s diplomatic misadventures, the fury over racist remarks by Clipppers owner Donald Sterling, and Cliven Bundy dustups, “Game of Thrones,” “Dancing with the Stars” and more.
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