Nancie Clare

author of “The Battle for Beverly Hills: A City's Independence and the Birth of Celebrity Politics”

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The city of Beverly Hills packs a lot of political power, despite its small size. That’s not a surprise, given the big names who live there.

How Beverly Hills became the capital of celebrity culture

The city of Beverly Hills packs a lot of political power, despite its small size. That’s not a surprise, given the big names who live there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite its small size, the city of Beverly Hills packs a lot of political power. That’s not a surprise, given the big names who live there.

How Beverly Hills became an independent city

Despite its small size, the city of Beverly Hills packs a lot of political power. That’s not a surprise, given the big names who live there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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