North American Relations/Marcos Breton/First Year/Red Menace

North American Relations Two diplomats from the United State's immediate neighbors are talking in town today. They're Canada Consul General Stewart Beck, based in San Francisco, and Mexico Consul General Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, based in Sacramento. Today on Insight, we'll talk with them both about relations between Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Canada and Mexico: Perspectives on North American Relations is at noon today at the State Capitol, Room 126, 10th and Capitol Mall, Sacramento.

Marcos Breton We check in with Sacramento Bee Metro Columnist Marcos Breton about issues in the news.

First Year Sacramento's mayor, Kevin Johnson, was sworn in one year ago today. When he ran for the office his celebrity and background as a professional athlete made him an unusual candidate and he promised a lot of change if elected. Have Johnson's achievements matched the talk? Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler sat down with the mayor the other day to find out.

Red Menace! A new exhibit about the Sacramento Conspiracy Trial of 1935 is opening at the Center for Sacramento History. Today on Insight, you'll hear about the case that put Communist farm labor organizers on trail for attempting to overthrow the government.

"Red Menace! The Sacramento Conspiracy Trial of 1935" opens at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4th with a reception and lecture at the Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd. Information: (916) 264-7072.


Wednesday, December 2, 2009