Los Angeles Panel
Authors talked about their books about Los Angeles. Topics included the marketing of the city, privatization, class and racial… read more
Authors talked about their books about Los Angeles. Topics included the marketing of the city, privatization, class and racial differences, and other urban issues. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Patt Morrison moderated.
D.J. Waldie, writes for the Los Angeles Times as well as books such as Where We Are Now: Notes from Los Angeles and Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir. Lawrence Culver is the author of The Frontier of Leisure: Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America (Oxford University Press, 2010). Leo Braudy is the author of The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon (Yale University Press, 2011). William Deverell is the author of A Companion to Los Angeles (Wiley, 2010).
“Los Angeles: Myth & Memory” was a Taper Hall panel from the 2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Leo Braudy Professor University of Southern California->English
- Lawrence Culver Associate Professor Utah State University->History Department
- William F. Deverell Director Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West
- Patt Morrison Columnist Los Angeles Times
- D.J. Waldie Deputy City Manager Lakewood, CA
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