Miriam Pawel

journalist and author

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Miriam Pawel on KCRW

A new book traces the legacy of one of the most powerful families in California history. From their ancestors’ arrivals, to the election of Edmund G.

The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation

A new book traces the legacy of one of the most powerful families in California history. From their ancestors’ arrivals, to the election of Edmund G.

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Will Governor Jerry Brown seize another opportunity to improve the lives of farmworkers?

CA bill could set historic pay increases for farmworkers

Will Governor Jerry Brown seize another opportunity to improve the lives of farmworkers?

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It's a  holiday  in California in honor of Cesar Chavez -- arguably the most important Latino leader in US history.

Cesar Chavez Gets Close-up in a First-of-Its-Kind Biography

It's a holiday in California in honor of Cesar Chavez -- arguably the most important Latino leader in US history.

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