Live from USC - The Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
JOE MATHEWS writes about California and the West as the Irvine Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. A LA Times staff writer for 18 years, he is co-author of CALIFORNIA CRACKUP.
MARK PAUL, former deputy treasurer of California and deputy editorial page editor of the Sacramento Bee, is a senior scholar and deputy director of the California program at the New America Foundation. He is co-author of CALIFORNIA CRACKUP.