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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 • 202 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.

    A Place at the Nayarit and an Interview with Natalia Molina HHLA74

    A Place at the Nayarit and an Interview with Natalia Molina HHLA74

    This episode features an interview with Natalia Molina about her new book, "A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community." 

    • 42 min
    L.A. Names: Pico Boulevard HHLA73

    L.A. Names: Pico Boulevard HHLA73

    This episode explores the origin of the name Pico Boulevard.

    • 12 min
    Freewaytopia and an Interview with Paul Haddad HHLA72

    Freewaytopia and an Interview with Paul Haddad HHLA72

    This episode features an interview with Paul Haddad regarding his book, "Freewaytopia: How Freeways Shaped Los Angeles."

    • 40 min
    Crossover Episode with the L.A. Meekly Podcast HHLA71

    Crossover Episode with the L.A. Meekly Podcast HHLA71

    In this special crossover episode, I interview, and get interviewed by, Daniel Zafran and Greg Gonzalez from the L.A. Meekly podcast. 

    • 44 min
    Palm Trees HHLA70

    Palm Trees HHLA70

    In this episode, guest host Leah Treidler tells the story behind the city's iconic palm trees.

    • 26 min
    Preserving Los Angeles and an Interview with Ken Bernstein HHLA69

    Preserving Los Angeles and an Interview with Ken Bernstein HHLA69

    This episode features an interview with Ken Bernstein about his book, "Preserving Los Angeles: How Historic Places Can Transform America's Cities."

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
202 Ratings

202 Ratings

Redlands to Chicago ,

Wonderful

Just a great podcast.

aperez467 ,

Bringing L.A. History to Life

Love the concept and topics. Very interesting. Keep the episodes coming.

Spike McGee ,

Love this Show

He really knows how to choose interesting topics and bring them to life.

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