Zev Yaroslavsky

veteran politician

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Zev Yaroslavsky is a former supervisor for Los Angeles County's 3rd District, which includes the Westside and parts of the San Fernando Valley, and a member of the Coliseum Commission. From 1975-1994, he served as a City Councilman for Los Angeles' 5th District.

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Robert Scheer sits down with longtime Californian politician Zev Yaroslavsky to discuss his decades-long career and his take on the presidential election.

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