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Laurence Elder

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Commissioner Elder is an American talk radio host, author, politician, and attorney who hosts The Larry Elder Show. The show began as a local program on Los Angeles radio station KABC in 1993 and ran until 2008, followed by a second run on KABC from 2010 to 2014. The show is nationally syndicated, first through ABC Radio Networks from 2002 to 2007 and then Salem Media Group since 2015. Elder has written nonfiction books and a nationally syndicated column through Creators Syndicate. He hosted the PBS program National Desk hosting segments Redefining Racism and Fresh Voices from Black America. His vision includes support for police officers, ending "early release" programs for prisoners, backing charter schools, and making the cost of living more affordable.