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Lynell George on Wilshire Boulevard

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In the fourth "Iconic Wilshire Boulevard" story for cicLAvia and Pacific Time Standard Presents: Modern Architecture in LA, Lynell George talks to producer Edward Lifson about the dreams and disillusionment embodied in Wilshire Boulevard. As a writer, she equates the strip to a sentence or a river of words, "a great unscrolling street;" as a daughter, she associates Wilshire with a painful reminder of racism, experienced by her mother on arriving in Los Angeles full of high hopes.

(Special thanks to Rima Snyder for assistance with audio production.)

Credits

Guests:
Lynell George - journalist - @lynellgeorge, Edward Lifson - USC School of Architecture

Host:
Frances Anderton