Author / USC
Steven J. Ross is an author and the Director of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life and a history professor at USC.
The history professor discusses his new book about a small group of civilians in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 40s who helped fight Nazis in America.
Dec. 22, 2017from Scheer Intelligence
Adolf Hitler actively tried to control the message Hollywood movies sent about Germany during World War II. Los Angeles was fertile ground for Nazi groups.
Nov. 28, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two new books, one published and the other still under way, tell two different stories about LA's Jewish studio heads in the 1930's -- as Adolph Hitler was taking power and creating…
Sep. 12, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
Every few years since they joined forces to do "The Trip" in 2010, the English funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have done another installment--"The Trip To Italy" followed by "The…
May. 22from Film Reviews
Cities nationwide have erupted in anguish and protest after police recently took the lives of African Americans: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.
May. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Victoria Chang discusses Love, Love, her children’s novel written in verse—poetry written for children.
May. 21from Bookworm
A ward-winning poet and essayist Jane Hirshfield joins KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian to talk about her latest collection of poems; Ledger, Buddhism and the importance of words and…
May. 30from Foxhole
Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.
May. 20from Welcome to LA
Big Bear Lake is allowing restaurants and stores to resume business, though the state’s stay-at-home orders are still in effect.
May. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Monterey has reinvented itself many times and remains a California jewel.
May. 21from Zócalo's Connecting California
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report May 22, 2020.
May. 22from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
Growing up in LA, musician Mikel Jollett did not have it easy. He escaped from a cult at a young age, and he struggled to maintain a relationship with his father.
May. 26from Greater LA