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Kevin Starr

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Professor of History at the University of Southern California and author of the seven-volume series Americans and the California Dream, including Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963, winner of the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize; State Librarian Emeritus of California

Kevin Starr on KCRW

President Obama is scheduled to host a summit with Southeast Asian leaders   on Monday  and   Tuesday   at the  Sunnylands estate .

The History of Sunnylands

President Obama is scheduled to host a summit with Southeast Asian leaders  on Monday and  Tuesday  at the Sunnylands estate .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

23 years ago, the fires of the Rodney King riots were burning and the sirens wailing when KCRW first asked, WWLA?

Which Way, LA? The Question that Won't Go Away

23 years ago, the fires of the Rodney King riots were burning and the sirens wailing when KCRW first asked, WWLA?

from Which Way, L.A.?

Reporters Gary Baum and Daniel Miller have written extensively in this week's issue about  The Hollywood Reporter's role in the Red Scare  and the Hollywood Blacklist of the late 40's…

An Apology for The Hollywood Reporter's Role in the Blacklist

Reporters Gary Baum and Daniel Miller have written extensively in this week's issue about The Hollywood Reporter's role in the Red Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist of the late 40's…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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