Neda Pourang

Neda Pourang appears in the following:

Memory and Forgetting

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Remembering is a tricky, unstable business. This hour: a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten.

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Adding Memory

Thursday, June 07, 2007

We start this section off with a question from writer Andrei Codrescu: "where do computers get their extra memory from?" And then we take it literally. Can you add memories? Dr. Elizabeth Loftus says yes. She’s a psychologist in the department of Criminology, Law and Society at ...

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War of the Californias

Saturday, November 06, 2004

Where were you when Los Angeles attacked San Francisco? Did you serve on the U.S.S. Castro? Did you fight in the battle of Van Nuys? Painter Sandow Birk spent five years documenting his imaginary civil war between Northern and Southern California, creating epic battle paintings, spot-on propaganda posters and a ...


War of the Californias

Saturday, May 22, 2004

Earlier this year a movie was released on DVD telling the story of a forgotten American war — the civil war between the people of northern and Southern California. The movie imitates a Ken Burns documentary, but it’s obviously fictional. The premise and the visuals are based on ...


Now Playing

Saturday, March 22, 2003

Oscar season steers our collective attention-even more of it than usual-to the godlike pantheon of Hollywood celebrities. Neda Pourang talked to a film editor who cut an Oscar-winning documentary and then went looking for his moment in the sun.