“Hope on the Street” uses personal portraits to examine challenges facing the segment of the homeless population who also struggle with mental illness. Complementing the documentary's profiles are comments from San Francisco health-care professional Ken Lim, whose outreach efforts focus on the mentally ill.
“Presumed Guilty” is a documentary that goes behind the doors of the San Francisco Public Defender's Office and profiles lawyers Jeff Adachi, Will Maas, Stephen Rosen, Phoenix Streets, Michele Forrar, along with investigator Nigel Phillips. Their cases range from misdemeanor charges to murder trials. Also included is a look into the court system and attorney-client confidentiality.
This program investigates the process of political asylum at San Francisco International Airport and how in recent years it has become a gateway of freedom for many people attempting to escape persecution in their homelands.
Part 1 of a four-part series addressing end-of-life issues. Audience members discuss dealing with personal and family afflictions. Among those offering comments are cancer patients and a man in need of a new liver. Ray Suarez hosts.