Tag Archives: Los Angeles history

2/24/2011: the smogometer

This is Sara Harris, host of Hear in the City. We’re on a break this week while our local station KPFK holds its winter fund-drive. So we’re gearing up for a new series about air pollution and environmental justice that … Continue reading

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01/03/2011: censorship and the arts

Siquieros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied

In 1932, after having served prison time for his political views, David Alfaro Siquieros came to Los Angeles to work. He was commissioned to paint a mural on a beer garden wall above the Italian Hall at Olvera Street. That … Continue reading

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