Josh Kun

USC’s Annenberg School

Professor of communications at USC's Annenberg School.

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In the early 20th century, the Los Angeles Public Library collected autographs and doodles from the most notable people of the time, including Mark Twain, Langston Hughes and Helen…

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In the early 20th century, the Los Angeles Public Library collected autographs and doodles from the most notable people of the time, including Mark Twain, Langston Hughes and Helen…

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Over a century ago, the chief librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, Charles Lummis, sent pages of library stationary to dozens of celebrities of his day, a list he called…

Improvements on the page of the city

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Los Angeles used to belong to Mexico. And our cultural ties to Latin America are threaded throughout the city.

Latin American music in Los Angeles

Los Angeles used to belong to Mexico. And our cultural ties to Latin America are threaded throughout the city.

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