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The Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast explores the lesser known aspects of L.A. history. Contrary to the commonly held belief that L.A. does not have any history, Los Angeles has a rich and colorful history. You just have to dig a little deeper to find it.

The Hidden History of Los Angeles Robert Petersen

    • History
    • 4.8 • 227 Ratings

The Hidden History of Los Angeles podcast explores the lesser known aspects of L.A. history. Contrary to the commonly held belief that L.A. does not have any history, Los Angeles has a rich and colorful history. You just have to dig a little deeper to find it.

    The L.A. Archives Bazaar HHLA84

    The L.A. Archives Bazaar HHLA84

    This episode features an interview with Azalea Camacho, Liza Posas, Jessica Gambling, and Victoria Bernal about the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar on October 28, 2023 at the Doheny LIbrary at USC. 

    • 42 min
    Jack Parsons HHLA83

    Jack Parsons HHLA83

    This episode tells the remarkable and strange story of Jack Parsons, one of the founders of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 

    • 25 min
    Darrow's Nightmare and an Interview with Nelson Johnson HHLA82

    Darrow's Nightmare and an Interview with Nelson Johnson HHLA82

    This episode features an interview with Nelson Johnson about his book "Darrow's Nightmare: The Forgotten Story of America's Most Famous Trial Lawyer."

    • 28 min
    Clarence Darrow and the Bombing of the L.A. Times HHLA81

    Clarence Darrow and the Bombing of the L.A. Times HHLA81

    In 1910, the famed attorney Clarence Darrow represented two brothers accused of bombing the L.A. Times building before Darrow himself was put on trial for allegedly bribing a juror. 

    • 15 min
    Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." HHLA80

    Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." HHLA80

    Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." has become the city's unofficial anthem. But, does Randy Newman really love L.A.?

    • 22 min
    Crooked and an Interview with Nathan Masters HHLA79

    Crooked and an Interview with Nathan Masters HHLA79

    This episode features an interview with Nathan Masters about his new book, "Crooked: The Roaring '20s Tale of a Corrupt Attorney General, a Crusading Senator, and the Birth of the American Political Scandal."

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
227 Ratings

227 Ratings

Kplante1 ,

Always Great Stories and Interviews

I do wish there where more but always happy to get a new one to listen too.

Great work!!!

CherrySpringer ,

Thank you

Thank you for getting right into the history!

Redlands to Chicago ,

Wonderful

Just a great podcast.

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